Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Arles, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 11 sights
Distance 3.5 km
Ascend 74 m
Descend 59 m

Experience Arles in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in ArlesIndividual Sights in Arles

Sight 1: Buste de César

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The Arles bust is a life-sized marble bust of a man, possibly Julius Caesar, dating to around the 1st century BC. It is part of the collection of the Musée de l'Arles antique.

Wikipedia: Arles bust (EN)

652 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 2: Hôtel de Lestang-Parade

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The Hôtel de Lestang-Parade in Arles (Bouches-du-Rhône) is a private mansion built around 1740 for the Lestang-Parade family.

Wikipedia: Hôtel L'Estang-Parade (FR)

217 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Hôtel Particulier de Barrême

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The Hôtel de Barrême, in Arles (Bouches-du-Rhône), located at 11 rue de Barrême and at the corner of rue Frédéric Mistral, is a vast private mansion from the end of the first half of the seventeenth century, with architecture similar to that of the Hôtel Laurens de Beaujeu at the southern end of the same rue Frédéric Mistral.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Barrême (FR)

138 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Cryptoportiques d'Arles - Emplacement de l'Ancien Forum

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The Forum of Arles, located in the city of Arles, France, is the first major urban achievement around 30-20 BC. of the Roman colony founded in 46 BC. to thank Arelate for his support of Caesar.

Wikipedia: Forum d'Arles (FR)

196 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Église des Frères Prêcheurs

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The Dominican church in Arles is an old Gothic style church built at the end of the 15th century and today disused.

Wikipedia: Église des Dominicains d'Arles (FR)

416 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Église Saint-Julien

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The church of Saint-Julien d'Arles is an old church of the twelfth century then known as Saint-Antoine and rebuilt in 1622 in classical and late Gothic style. Since 1941, the building has been classified as a historical monument.

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

421 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: La Maison Jaune de Van Gogh

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La Maison Jaune de Van Gogh

The Yellow House, alternatively named The Street, is an 1888 oil painting by the 19th-century Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh.

Wikipedia: The Yellow House (painting) (EN)

40 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 8: 83.5° Arc x 13

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Bernar Venet is a French conceptual artist.

Wikipedia: Bernar Venet (EN)

574 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 9: Église Notre-Dame de la Major

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306 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Palais de Luppé

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The Palais de Luppé is a private mansion located at 26 of the Rond-Point des Arènes in Arles. Built in the seventeenth century, it housed a factory before being bought and renovated at the beginning of the twentieth century by Jean-Amédée Gibert, on behalf of the buyer, the 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

508 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 11: Le Café la Nuit

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Le Café la Nuit

Café Terrace at Night is an 1888 oil painting by the Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh. It is also known as The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, and, when first exhibited in 1891, was entitled Coffeehouse, in the evening.

Wikipedia: Café Terrace at Night (EN)


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