Practical information

Opening Hours

Year round opening hours for the site and car parks:

8am to midnight

Parking on the site after midnight is strictly forbidden, failing which a fixed fee will be payable on site.

Opening hours for the cultural areas

Opening hours 2024

Maintenance of cultural spaces from 8 to 19 January 2024

The cultural areas are closed every Monday morning 

November - December - January - February


March - October


April - May - June - September

9am - 7pm

July - August 


Guided tour times

For guided tour and workshops times, please check with the ticket office.

Access to the ticket office

The ticket office closes 30 minutes before the site closing time.

We strongly recommend that you arrive no later than 50 minutes before closing time.

Bridge lighting

The monument is lit every evening in summer at nightfall.

High season: (June to mid-September): video lighting (+ video mapping in July and August)


Accessibility conditions 

The Pont du Gard site is entirely pedestrian and open to visitors on foot or cyclists. We recommend that you wear good walking shoes suitable for discovering the natural and cultural site of the Pont du Gard. Only parking, entrance to the educational areas and guided tours and workshops are subject to entrance fees.


A visit adapted to people with reduced mobility

The Pont de Gard Site is committed to its public service mission and always eager encourage as many people as possible to discover the site’s wonders, doing everything possible to facilitate the reception and visits of the disabled under the best possible conditions. Car parks are equipped with dedicated spaces, all pathways are easy to access, wheelchairs can be provided free of charge , the Pont du Gard is committed to ensuring full access to the monument, and the site’s educational areas as well as most of the events and shows organised throughout the year.

The various cultural areas and "Les Terrasses" Restaurant are equipped with lifts. The Museum offers a sensory discovery approach, including a radio theatre and a tactile approach to understanding ancient technical know-how. Entrance to the cultural areas is free for disabled people.

Only access during guided visits to the aqueduct itself on the 3rd tier of the monument is not suitable for disabled, since this involves 80 steps and a return journey through the garrigue paths. 

By car 

The Pont du Gard site is located near the A9 motorway, exit 23 - Remoulins, which is easily accessible from the RN100 - direction Uzès. Road signs indicate the access to the right or left bank, depending on your preference. 

• 27km from Nîmes 
• 21km from Avignon 

Supervised but unguarded car parks are available during the site's opening hours.  
• Left bank: 800 spaces 
• Right bank: 600 spaces 
The parking fee is €9/car per day, with the possibility of transforming your parking ticket into an annual subscription free of charge or pre-purchasing one. Find out more. 

By train

The nearest train stations to the Pont du Gard site are Nîmes centre, Nîmes Pont du Gard, Avignon centre and Avignon TGV. Shuttle buses are available from Nîmes centre and Avignon. The TGV link between Paris and Nîmes takes 2 hours and 50 minutes. 
NEW FOR 2023: To promote sustainable tourism and mobility, the Pont du Gard site has set up a partnership with liO Train SNCF with which you will be able to benefit from entrance fees to the Site, on presentation of a liO Train ticket: 
• Self-guided visit to the monument and the educational areas (Museum, Cinema, Ludo Centre and Temporary Exhibition): €6 instead of €8 for adults / free for children under 18 ; 
• Guided tour of the monument with access to the top level and visits to the educational areas: €13 instead of €15*. 
*Subject to availability.

How to get to the Pont du Gard with liO Train? 
• Step 1: take a liO Train to Nîmes Centre station + a liO Car to the Pont du Gard; 
• Step 2: specify your preferred dates and times + enter "Gare de Nîmes, 30 000 Nîmes" as the departure address and "VERS - Rond point pont du gard" as the arrival address; 
• Step 3: you can buy your liO Car ticket online, in a liO Nîmes sales office, on board the vehicles or at the ticketing agents. 

To find out more, click here

By bus

• Line 115 from Avignon and Alès: see timetables 
• Line 121 from Nîmes: see timetables 

For coach operators: there is a dedicated service platform for you. There is a bus parking charge. More information from 

By bike

The Pont du Gard encourages cycle tourism with a number of easily accessible cycling circuits around it so that you can come to the site by bike, so you will be able to discover the region from a new angle and in a gentler way. 

1st option: The greenway from Beaucaire to Uzès 
The Gard’s longest greenway, it links the two Art & History cities, Beaucaire and Uzès, and runs for a total of 32km. This cycle touring route provides direct access to the Pont du Gard. 

2nd option: The ViaRhôna from Avignon to Beaucaire 
This 815km cycle route takes you through unique and singular landscapes and passes by the Pont du Gard! Enjoy the exceptional landscapes of this route, which retraces more than 2,000 years of history and heritage, and stop off at the Pont du Gard site by taking the Avignon - Beaucaire leg of the ViaRhôna . 

Access to the Pont du Gard site is free and open to all:



Regardless of the number of people or the duration of the visit, parking is to be paid on site at the automatic pay stations located in front of the buildings of each bank, or by credit card at the exit terminals.

Turn your parking ticket into a yearly subscription, for no extra charge!

Once you have paid the €9 parking fee, you have 14 days to create an online account with your car registration number and convert your parking ticket into an annual subscription. Thanks to our registration plate recognition system, you will be able to come back as many times as you like! 

Pay for parking.

Go to this web-site within 14 days of payment.  

Create an account by entering an email and a password.

Check emails to finalise account creation.

Go back to the site to enter the car registration number.

Receive an email confirming the subscription. 

Prices for the educational areas (Museum, Cinema, Ludo centre, Temporary exhibition)

We accept holiday vouchers.

Adult: €8 per person

Reduced rate: €6/pers. For the unemployed and people on benefits

Free: for under 18s, students (only within the family), disabled persons on presentation of proof.


Book a ticket

To find out more about our rates for tourism professionals and groups click here

To find out about all school prices click here 


Prices for guided tours

We accept holiday vouchers. 

Adult: €15 per person

Reduced rate: €13/pers. For the unemployed and people on benefits

Children: €6/pers. (4 to 17 years). 

Consult the visiting hours

Groups & schools, contact our sales department.
Nîmes City Pass

Visit more than 10 cultural sites:


  • 2-day package: €29 
  • 4-day package: €37 
  • 7 day package: €39 

This pass is on sale at the Pont de Gard site reception points. Do not hesitate to ask for more information during your visit.
Places to visit:

Includes access to the following sites or services:

  • 3 Roman monuments in Nîmes (Arènes, Maison Carrée, Tour Magne), 
  • Musée de la Romanité, 
  • Carré d'Art, 
  • Museum of Fine Art, 
  • Musée des Cultures Taurines, 
  • Vieux Nîmes Museum, 
  • Natural History Museum, 
  • Saint Gilles Abbey Crypt
  • A guided tour of Nîmes (offer valid for guided tours costing €8 depending on available dates) or a trip on the Nîmes little tourist train (except during the Férias and depending on available dates), 
  • Access to the cultural areas of the Pont du Gard site (Museum, Cinema, Ludo Centre).

This pass gives the right to a single access to each site during its validity period.

Pass Up - Destination Pays d'Uzès Pont du Gard

The Destination Pays d'Uzès Pont du Gard tourist office proposes two passes, including the Pont du Gard visit.

The Discovery Pass Up

Enjoy discounts and benefits all year round on activities, leisure, shopping and tastings.

Pass UP Découverte: €3.5/family (2 adults and 2 children) - Valid for 1 year after activation.

Pass Up Essentiel

The essential way to discover the essentials of the Destination at a very reasonable price.

New for 2024: UP Essentiel Pass: €30/adult for 48h and €40/adult for 72h - The UP Essentiel Pass also includes all the discounts and benefits of the UP Discovery Pass for the duration of validation (48 or 72h).

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Other partner offers

Avignon City Pass

With the Avignon City Pass, you can save more than €50 on the City of the Pope’s essential attractions, includes access to the museums and monuments of Avignon and Villeneuve-lès-Avignon and to the cultural areas of the Pont du Gard, discounts on guided tours, special offers on the purchase of certain activities.

Offer not available via our online ticketing service or on site - Information from the Avignon tourist office

Sites du Gard Club - Ticket Malin

Our offer: Benefit from reduced rates at partner sites on presentation of your Pont du Gard entrance ticket.
Offer not available via our online ticketing service


Cèze-Cévennes Tourist Office

Our offer: The Cèze-Cévennes Tourist Office proposes a "Tourism Pass" that costs €2 / family, which gives access to reduced rates and good deals with several tourist service providers.
Offer not available via our online ticketing service


Aven d'Orgnac and Grotte Chauvet 2

Our offer: Reduced rates for site entrance on presentation of an Aven d'Orgnac or Grotte Chauvet 2 entrance ticket.
Offer valid for 7 days from the date of the visit and not available via the Pont du Gard online ticketing service.

More informations
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