Nîmes, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Nîmes, France? If you're planning to go to Nîmes, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Nîmes, France

Based on the climate and weather in Nîmes, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Nîmes, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nîmes, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • N95 masks

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  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Nîmes, France by month

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January

Traveling to Nîmes in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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February

If you vacation in Nîmes during February, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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March

March in Nîmes is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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April

Traveling to Nîmes in April, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Nîmes in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you go to Nîmes in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

If you visit Nîmes during July, you will probably notice that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

August is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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September

September in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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October

October in Nîmes is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in Nîmes is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

If you vacation in Nîmes during December, you will probably see that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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Activities for Nîmes, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Nîmes.

If you want to see the lovely Cathédrale Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Castor de Nîmes, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Jardin de la Fontaine, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Castle hopping? For Castellum, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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