Day 9

DAY 9, Friday - Nimes, Pont Du Gard, Lyon
Today your first stop will be in Nimes, where you will see the Roman Amphitheatre and beautifully restored temple, Maison Carre. Continue on to the Roman engineering masterpiece, Pont Du Gard, an aqueduct built in 19 AD. Next visit Avignon, to admire the Palace of the Popes and the broken bridge of St. Benezet, with its elliptical arches allowing spans of up to 114 feet. Continue to head north up the Rhone Valley, to Lyon, where orientation will take place on Fourviere hill for a picturesque view of the charming Old Town below
Overnight: Lyon




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