HI Nîmes-La Cigale, a youth hostel in the heart of an olive grove

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For a typically Provencal stay, head for Nîmes. Immerse yourself in the heart of the Cigale hill, where traditions and the art of living are intact, a lively place where you will never be bored. Put your bags down at HI Nîmes youth hostel, and you'll enjoy a typical regional setting: an olive grove, a haven of peace in the botanical garden of a quiet neighborhood.

Why come to HI Nîmes-La Cigale youth hostel? >

Settle into quiet rooms

Quiet and friendly are the watchwords of the youth hostel. Right in the middle of the botanical garden, you won't have to worry about noise. Among the 20 soberly decorated rooms with a view of the garden, settle into the one of your choice. 

  • Shared room with 2, 4 or 6
  • bedsPrivate double room
  • Private room with 4 or 6 beds 

Please note that shared rooms are not gender specific! Most private rooms have individual bathrooms. For shared rooms, the bathrooms are shared. 

A place to meet 

Staying at HI Nîmes la Cigale youth hostel in Nîmes is synonymous with meeting people! After a day of exploring the Nîmes region, you'll have earned a little rest on the shaded terrace. This will be the opportunity to share a drink with the other travelers of the youth hostel! Afterwards, why not have a game of table tennis? For a moment of your own, stroll through the botanical garden and sit with a book in the shade of a tree, listening to the cicadas singing and the fountain trickling. In the morning, start the day with a breakfast included in the price of the reservation before embarking on another day of explorations!

What to do around the youth hostel in Nîmes? >

Whether in terms of natural landscapes or city heritage, Nîmes is full of interesting visits for all its visitors. Close to the center, HI Nîmes La Cigale is the perfect base to reach all the points of interest of the city. 

  • The Nîmes arena : A true symbol of the town, it is a must-see and has earned Nîmes the nickname of "French Rome". You will be plunged directly into the heart of antiquity in this monument among the best preserved in the world! For a more immersive experience, try an escape game that will undoubtedly take you back in time or attend a concert or a historical reenactment. The Gallo-Roman Maison Carrée is also a must-see in Nîmes.
  •  The fountain gardens : A bucolic setting prized by the people of Nîmes, located a stone's throw from the youth hostel. Here, relax by the fountain before walking the palm-lined paths. Located on an ancient site, it is here that you can admire the temple of Diana. Don't forget to climb to the top of the Magne tower. Also ancient, it will offer you one of the most beautiful viewpoints of the city, especially at sunset. 
  • The Garrigue : Don't lose sight of the historical character of the region, present even in the natural spaces. In the Garrigue of Nîmes, go to Collias to rent a kayak and go up to the Gardon gorges. The passage under the Pont du Gard will amaze you as the Roman aqueduct is well preserved. For those who love sports vacations, take a long hike between the Gouffre des Éspelugues and the Combe des Bourguignons passing through the most picturesque villages. 

As you can see, Nîmes and its region are rich in Gallo-Roman history and nature. Tempted by a leap in time in the region of French Rome? Then don't hesitate and book at HI Nîmes La Cigale!