City listed on the UNESCO World Heritage for the Roman and Romanesque heritage monuments of Arles, unique and well preserved and visible on every street corner.
Arles, a contemporary city : the Luma foundation, an experimental contemporary art center, crowned by Franck Gehry’s tower, will only be fully operational in 2020. Inspiration for Van Gogh, Picasso, Christian Lacroix and many other artists Arles is also the Camargue, an other-worldly Provence, wild natural spaces, a part of the World network of biosphere Reserves (UNESCO).
What to see?
• Amphitheater (Arena)
• Roman Theater
• Baths of Constantine
• The Cryptoportico
• The Alyscamps
• St. Trophime’s church and cloisters
• The Arles archeological museum
• The Réattu museum (fine arts, modern and contemporary art)
• Spring 2020: reopening of the Museon Arlaten, a reference for Provençal culture
Tip: The “monuments passes” for visiting all monuments
What to do?
• Visit the city with the mobile application Arles Tour
• Enjoy the exhibitions Niko Pirosmani/Vincent Van Gogh (until 20th October) and the 50th Photography Festival (July 1 - September 22)
• Discover the Camargue on foot, horseback or by by bike
• Stroll around the market on Saturday morning