Less polished than Provençal neighbours to the east, but cosier than culture-crammed Montpellier and Toulouse to the west, Nîmes mixes Mediterranean charm with a down-to-earth attitude. A flagship of the Roman Empire, with impressive ruins to prove it, it languished under religious wars and economic inferiority, then picked itself up by inventing denim (de Nîmes), developing a passion for bullfighting, and injecting bold modern buildings among its Roman and Renaissance relics. Perfect for weekend pottering, read more.
Accommodation searches short, medium & long term
Help with house purchases (we are not an estate agent, therefore totally without bias)
Help with Utilities - English speaking contacts for all requirements (Banking, Insurance....)
English TV installation - Telephone & internet installations
Holiday Home / Gite Management (15 years experience in the UK Travel Industry)
Making friends - Helping with schools, creches, nannies, shopping, home-making...
Telling you how it is, no rose-tinted spectacles here.