Arles

The Bouches du Rhone Departement - Camargue Nature Park - Population : 53,737 inh.

puce 35km South of Avignon and 90km from Marseille.

Arles, the Rhone river view from the arena
Arles is the largest city in France with the surface area being 758 km².
It is encircled by an environment of exceptional beauty: the banks of the Rhône river, the arid plains of Crau, the untamed land of the and the .
Arles, the arena
Once a metropolis of Roman Gaul, then Arles became a symbole of ardent Christianity as can be seen through the arena, the Alyscamps burial grounds, the amphitheater and the Roman baths of Constantin.
Arles, antique theater
Arles is now the gateway to Camargue, pland of the Gypsies and meeting place of the Camargue cowboys. Today the ferias or bull runs and bull fights are held in this very same arena (12,000 seats) that was the scene of the Roman games in the first century !
Van Gogh stayed here with his friend Gauguin. Picasso, a lover of bull fights, was inspired by them to do two paintings and 57 drawings...
Arles, view from  the arena
Arles is also a center of photography. Each summer the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie brings many visitors. City of festivals, art, and culture, Arles has never stopped attracting artists. The Roman monuments of Aries are registered with Unesco and should be seen. The houses and private mansions of the 16th and 17th centuries, the cloister of St. Trophime, the Hôtel de Ville, and the shaded terraces of the Place des Lices are all well worth a tour.




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puce What to see:

The arena, amphitheater.
Alyscamps burial grounds.
Roman baths of Constantin (4thc.).
The Antique Arles museum (4th c. sarcophaguses) and Arlaten museum (furniture and traditional folk art).
The Reattu Museum, Fine Arts museum.
The Rice Museum.

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puce Leisure activities:

Ranches, horseback riding (9 schools).
Hiking. Mountain biking.

3 Beaches.
La Capeliere (nature walk of Camargue).
Van Gogh Tour. Gypsy mosaics.
Many festivals:
Fete des Gardians (May, 1st).
Santon exhibition in December.

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Bed and breakfast

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- Avignon : 35 km - Marseille : 80 km
96 € - 116 €
La Pousada
- Avignon : 35 km - Marseille : 80 km
Bed and breakfast - 3 spacious charming guest rooms
Flowered yard - Garage - Quiet
In the heart of the historical centre of Arles
WiFi or Internet accessParking or garagePets accepted under conditions
Locate on the map of Arles
96 € - 116 €

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Holiday rentals

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- - Avignon : 35 km - Marseille : 80 km
350 € - 750 €
ANTONELLE
- Avignon : 35 km - Marseille : 80 km
5 Gîtes & apartments for 2 to 6 persons in a authentic & comfortable Camargue mas. 13 Km from Arles center
Close to the sea or a lakeWifi or Internet accessParking or garageOpen all year round
Locate on the map of  Arles
350 € - 750 €

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- - Avignon : 35 km - Marseille : 80 km
320 € - 1550 €
DOMAINE DE LA TOURETTE
- Avignon : 35 km - Marseille : 80 km
6 Rentals - Apartments & houses for 2 to 8 persons
Swimming pool - Park
5 Km from Arles Centre. (Fourques)
Close to the sea or a lakeSwimming poolAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessAccess for disabledParking or garagePets accepted under conditionsOpen all year round
Locate on the map of  Arles/ Fourques
320 € - 1550 €

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- - Avignon : 35 km - Marseille : 80 km
400 € - 950 €
LE MAS DU JUGE
- Avignon : 35 km - Marseille : 80 km
4 Charming renovated rentals for 2 to 5 persons in a 18th cent. bastide
Swimming pool - 200ha Rice growing estate
Box or paddock for horses
Close to the sea or a lakeSwimming poolWifi or Internet accessParking or garagePets accepted under conditionsGolf nearbyOpen all year round
Locate on the map of  Arles - L'Albaron
400 € - 950 €

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puce Shows and events

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From 01.01 to 31.12.21
Virtual tour of the Antique Museum of Arles
From 01.01 to 31.12.21

To discover in 3D virtual immersion the archaeological museum dedicated to Roman antiquities
Visite virtuelle - Musée Antique d'Arles
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From 02.06 to 31.12.21
Camargue Natural Park and Museum
From 02.06 to 31.12.21

A visit to the Camargue museum, the sheepfold, a stroll in the Camargue natural park with the landscape interpretation trail that runs along the canal, the rice fields, the gardian's hut and the marshes.
Mas du Pont de Rousty 13200 Arles
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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Fontvielle (15km), Tarascon (20 km) and Saintes Maries de la Mer (36 km).



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