Provence Sights

Tour Magne (Magne Tower)

  • Pl. Guillaume-Apollinaire Map It
  • Nîmes
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 10/16/2017

Fodor's Review

At the far end of the Jardins de la Fontaine, you'll find the remains of a tower the emperor Augustus had built on Gallic foundations; it was probably used as a lookout post. Despite losing 30 feet in height over the course of time, the tower still provides fine views of Nîmes for anyone energetic enough to climb the 140 steps.

Sight Information

Address:

Jardins de la Fontaine, Pl. Guillaume-Apollinaire, Nîmes, Occitania, 30189, France

Map It

Phone:

/04–66–21–82–56

Sight Details:

  • €3.40; €11.70 combination ticket, includes Arènes and Maison Carrée

Published 10/16/2017

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