The Great Roman Games

The Great Roman Games

Nîmes, France

For a weekend in April, Roman legionaries, an imperial court, riders, and battle chariots take over the city of Nîmes to take part in one of the biggest re-enactments of ancient history in Europe.

A grandiose spectacle lasting an hour-and-a-half takes place in the arena on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Each year, the Great Roman Games has a different theme and depicts a highlight of ancient history. Several scenes unfold with equestrian vaulting demonstrations, gladiatorial combat, and chariot racing.

What to expect

  • gladiator combat
  • chariot races
  • equestrian demonstrations
  • workshops
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5 May 2022 - 9 May 2022
10:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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