Sightseeing route in Arles

Arles

【City description】

This city is located on the banks of the Rhone river and there are many romaine ruins in the city. Constantinus stayed in the city in the 4th century and named it the small Rome of Gaul. In addition, Van Gogh painted many pictures in this city. There are many summer events like parade and international photo festival.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★☆☆

【Time required】

 4 h

【Budget】

 18 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Arles station

Gare d’Arles

★Go to Paulin Talabot Avenue in front of the station. It takes 5 minutes.



②Yellow House (it’s not accessible in the interior)

La Maison jaune

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Enter the city between ramparts and go straight on Cavalerie St. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



③Arena of Arles

Arènes d’Arles

Time required: 40 min / Admission fee: 9 euros (includes ④)

Opening hour: 9 am – 6 pm (10 am – 5 pm between November and February)

Close: national holidays

★Go to Porte de Laure St beside the arena. Then, turn right immediately. It takes 5 minutes.



④Ancient Theatre of Arles

Théâtre antique d’Arles

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 9 euros (includes ③)

Opening hour: 9 am – 6 pm (10 am – 5 pm between November and February)

Close: 1/1, 5/1, 11/1, 12/25

★Continue to walk on Calade St and turn left to go to République Square. It takes 5 minutes.



⑤Saint-Trophime Church

Église Saint-Trophime

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm

Close: No

★Go to République St and turn left to go to Président Wilson St. It takes 5 minutes.



⑥Van Gogh Space

L’espace Van Gogh

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go back to République St and go straight by the end. Then, turn right and walk along the river. Turn right to go to Grand Prieuré St. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



⑦Thermae of Constantinus

Thermes de Constantin

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 3 euros

Opening hour: 9 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm (1 pm – 5 pm between December and March)

Close: No

★Continue to walk on the street.



⑧Réattu Museum

Musée Réattu

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 6 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 5 pm

Close: Monday, 1/1, 5/1, 11/1, 12/25

★Continue to walk on the street and turn left at the end to go to Marius Jouveau St. When you arrive at the rampart, turn right. As you came back to the entrance of the city, return to the station with the same route. It takes 15 minutes.



【Goal】

Arles station

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