Nîmes, nicknamed "The French Rome", is a commune lying in Southern France. It is a city that is rich in its past, but very contemporary. Several engrossing museums, enchanting fountains and entrancing gardens can be found here. Nîmes is particularly known for its amphitheatres, where various festivities take place (concerts, fairs, games). In the summertime, the fairs attract the curious from across the globe, those who wish to discover the local traditions. Nîmes is an extremely pleasant town where people can enjoy the sunshine much of the year.