17 Sights in Arles, France (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Arles, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 17 sights are available in Arles, France.

Sightseeing Tours in Arles

1. Église Saint-Césaire

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The church of Saint-Césaire, in Arles, is today the only parish still consecrated in the Roquette district. It is in fact the former conventual church of the Grands Augustins, disused and sold as national property during the Revolution, bought back and returned to worship under this new name after the Concordat. It is located in the centre of the district, on Place Saint-Césaire, between Rue de la Roquette to the north-west, Rue Théophile-Rives to the south-west and Rue Parade to the north-east. It has been listed as a historical monument since 19 March 2014.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Césaire d'Arles (FR)

2. Chaland Arles-Rhône 3

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Chaland Arles-Rhône 3Carole Raddato from FRANKFURT, Germany / CC BY-SA 2.0

Arles Rhône 3 is an ancient Roman boat discovered in 2004, with parts of it only 13 feet (3.96 m) below the surface in the Rhône River of Arles, France. In the 1st century AD, it had been a 102 feet (31.09 m) long river trading vessel. It has been displayed since 2013 at the Musée départemental Arles antique. A marble Neptune was also discovered in the river, and divers recovered many amphorae. The boat’s flat bottom was made of oak planks.

Wikipedia: Arles Rhône 3 (EN)

3. Pont de Constantin

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From the highest antiquity, perhaps even before the Roman occupation, a bridge had to link the city of Arles to the Camargue. It is impossible today to decide on the place occupied by this first bridge and on the way it was built. It was probably followed by a first Roman bridge, built at the Augustan era or soon after. But the Roman bridge which we still see a few vestiges would go back to the time of Constantine. It is also called Boat Pont.

Wikipedia: Pont de Constantin (Arles) (FR)

4. Site archéologique de la Verrerie de Trinquetaille

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Site archéologique de la Verrerie de Trinquetaille user:GALATRY / CC BY-SA 4.0

The archaeological site of the Trinquetaille glassware in Trinquetaille has been acquired by the town council of Arles in 1978. It has been subject to archaeological excavations in the 1980s, and later since 2013, led by the Archaeology services of the Musée Départemental Arles Antique and the Inrap, along with the contribution of the Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, the CNRS, the university and independent researchers.

Wikipedia: Archaeological site of the Trinquetaille glassware (EN)

5. Palais de Luppé

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The Palais de Luppé is a private mansion located at n°26 of the Rond-Point des Arènes in Arles. Built in the 17th century, it housed a factory before being bought and renovated in the early 20th century by Jean-Amédée Gibert, for the buyer, sculptor Gaston de Luppé (1872-1939). The building, which still belongs to the descendants of Gaston de Luppé since the latter’s death, was occupied for 21 years by the Van Gogh Foundation.

Wikipedia: Palais de Luppé (FR), Website

6. Accueil Théâtre antique d'Arles

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The Roman Theatre of Arles is a 1st-century Roman theatre, built during the reign of Caesar Augustus. It is located next to the Arles Amphitheatre in the city of Arles, Provence, France. Along with the other Roman and medieval buildings in Arles, the theatre was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of the Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments site for their testimony to the ancient history of the city.

Wikipedia: Roman Theatre of Arles (EN), Website

7. Nécropole des Alyscamps

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The Alyscamps is a large Roman necropolis, which is a short distance outside the walls of the old town of Arles, France. It was one of the most famous necropolises of the ancient world. The name comes from the Provençal Occitan word Aliscamps, which comes from the Latin Elisii Campi. They were famous in the Middle Ages and are referred to by Ariosto in Orlando Furioso and by Dante in the Inferno.

Wikipedia: Alyscamps (EN)

8. Église Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul

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The church of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de Mouleyrès, founded in the fifth century in Arles, destroyed and rebuilt in the sixteenth century, was initially part of the Alyscamps cemetery with the chapel of La Genouillade and the church of Saint-Honorat. It was separated from it first by the digging of the Craponne Canal and then, later and more radically, by the gap in the SNCF workshops.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de Mouleyrès (FR)

9. Hôtel Particulier de Barrême

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The Hôtel de Barrême, in Arles (Bouches-du-Rhône), located at 11 rue de Barrême and making angle with rue Frédéric Mistral is a large mansion at the end of the first half of the 17th century, with neighboring architecture that of the Laurens de Beaujeu hotel at the southern end of the same rue Frédéric Mistral.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Barrême (FR)

10. Chapelle de la Charité

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The chapel of charity, in Arles, is part of a larger whole: the Carmelite convent, which is difficult to identify today because transformed in 1928 into a luxury hotel. Well preserved because having served as a performance hall at the hotel, it now belongs to the municipality which uses it for temporary exhibitions.

Wikipedia: Chapelle de la Charité d'Arles (FR)

11. Église Sainte-Anne d'Arles

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The Sainte-Anne church, or more formerly Notre-Dame-La-Principale, was the first parish of Roman Catholic Rite in downtown Arles, in France. Disappointed after the Revolution, used to house the city's lapidary museum, it is classified as historic monuments by the 1875 list and is now used as an exhibition site.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Anne d'Arles (FR)

12. Abbatiale Notre-Dame

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Montmajour Abbey, formally the Abbey of St. Peter in Montmajour, was a fortified Benedictine monastery built between the 10th and 18th centuries on what was originally an island five kilometers north of Arles, in what is now the Bouches-du-Rhône Department, in the region of Provence in the south of France.

Wikipedia: Montmajour Abbey (EN)

13. Pont Van-Gogh

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Pont Van-Gogh

Langlois Bridge was a double-beam drawbridge in Arles, France, which was the subject of several paintings by Vincent van Gogh in 1888. Being one of eleven drawbridges built by a Dutch engineer along the channel from Arles to Port-de-Bouc, this bridge might have reminded the artist of his homeland.

Wikipedia: Langlois Bridge (EN)

14. Église des Carmes Déchaussés

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The Church of Carmes-Déchaussés, in Arles, is the only vestige of the convent built in 1649 by the members of the monastic order, reformed by Saint John of the Cross, of the unleashed carmes. From this church only the northern facade is today accessible and has an architectural interest.

Wikipedia: Église des Carmes-Déchaussés d'Arles (FR)

15. Temple de la Rotonde

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The Protestant Temple of Arles, known as La Rotonde d'Arles, is a Reformed Protestant place of worship located at 9 rue de la Rotonde in Arles, Bouches-du-Rhône. The parish is attached to the United Protestant Church of France.

Wikipedia: Temple protestant d'Arles (FR), Website

16. Église Saint-Julien

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The Saint-Julien d'Arles church is an old 12th century church then known under the term of Saint-Antoine and rebuilt in 1622 in classic and late Gothic style. Since 1941, the building has been classified as historic monuments.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Julien (Arles) (FR)

17. Ancienne abbaye d'Ulmet

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Ancienne abbaye d'Ulmet « © les contributeurs d’OpenStreetMap ». / CC BY-SA 4.0

Ulmet's abbey was a Cistercian abbey that has disappeared, founded in 1173 in the Camargue about 25 km from Arles near a pond, the Fournelet pond, still existing and an arm of the Rhône, Ulmet's Rhône, now landed.

Wikipedia: Abbaye d'Ulmet (FR)


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