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Arles World Heritage Site - Unveiling the Ancient Marvels

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Arles World Heritage Site   Aerial View Of The Ancient Roman Amphitheatre Arles A World Heritage Site: Travel Guide Arles Historic Center 2019

Arles, a picturesque city located in the South of France, holds within its walls a fascinating history intertwined with ancient marvels. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Arles possesses an abundance of architectural gems, artistic treasures, and cultural wonders that transport visitors back in time.

The Ancient Roman Amphitheatre - A Spectacle Frozen in Time

Ancient Roman Amphitheatre In Arles Arles A World Heritage Site: Travel Guide Arles Historic Center 2019

Arles A World Heritage Site: Travel guide Arles, Historic Center - 2019
by J茅r么me Sabatier (Kindle Edition)

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One of the most iconic attractions in Arles is the Ancient Roman Amphitheatre. Built in the 1st century AD, this mighty structure once hosted thrilling gladiatorial contests, chariot races, and other grand spectacles. Today, it stands as a powerful testament to the city's rich Roman heritage.

The Arles Amphitheatre - A Portal to the Past

Architectural Marvels Of Arles Arles A World Heritage Site: Travel Guide Arles Historic Center 2019

As you wander through the stone-paved streets of Arles, you will come across numerous architectural marvels waiting to be explored. From the stunning Roman Theatre to the magnificent Baths of Constantine, each structure seems to whisper stories of the past. The well-preserved Roman city walls, adorned with impressive gates like the Porte d'Arles, exude an aura of mystery that entices history enthusiasts.

Vincent van Gogh and Arles - A Match Made in Heaven

Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night Over The Rh么ne Arles A World Heritage Site: Travel Guide Arles Historic Center 2019

Arles has also captivated the hearts of many artists over the centuries. Vincent van Gogh, the famous Dutch painter, found inspiration in the city's colorful landscapes and vibrant street scenes. It was during his time in Arles that he created some of his most renowned masterpieces, including "Starry Night over the Rh么ne" and "Le Caf茅 de Nuit." Today, visitors can follow in van Gogh's footsteps through guided tours that highlight the locations that sparked his creativity.

Exquisite Cuisine and Flavors of Arles

Arlesian Cuisine   Traditional Provencal Dishes Arles A World Heritage Site: Travel Guide Arles Historic Center 2019

Arles not only satisfies the thirst for history and art but also delights the taste buds with its exquisite cuisine. Influenced by Provencal flavors, the local gastronomy offers a wide range of dishes that showcase the region's bountiful ingredients. From the famous Bouillabaisse fish stew to Ratatouille, the aromas and flavors of Arlesian cuisine offer a culinary journey like no other.

Arles Festivals - Celebrating Traditions and Heritage

Arles Festivals   Traditional Local Celebrations Arles A World Heritage Site: Travel Guide Arles Historic Center 2019

Throughout the year, Arles comes alive with festivals that celebrate its traditions and heritage. The Feria de P芒ques, held during Easter, showcases the city's bullfighting traditions with captivating bull runs and spectacular corridas. The Rencontres d'Arles, an internationally renowned photography festival, brings together artists from around the world to exhibit their breathtaking works. These festivals provide a window into the vibrant cultural scene that thrives in Arles.

Arles Today - A Cultural Hub

Contemporary Art In Arles Arles A World Heritage Site: Travel Guide Arles Historic Center 2019

While Arles proudly embraces its historical legacy, it also continues to embrace contemporary art. The development of the LUMA Foundation's Parc des Ateliers has transformed the city into a hub for contemporary art and culture. Artists from various disciplines gather here to create and exhibit their works, ensuring that Arles remains at the forefront of artistic expression.

Arles World Heritage Site is a captivating destination that showcases the wonders of ancient civilizations. With its awe-inspiring architecture, artistic inspiration, delectable cuisine, and vibrant festivals, Arles offers a unique and immersive experience for travelers seeking a journey through time. Whether you are an enthusiastic history buff, an art lover, or simply in search of a distinctive cultural experience, Arles will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark on your heart and mind.

Arles A World Heritage Site: Travel guide Arles, Historic Center - 2019
by J茅r么me Sabatier (Kindle Edition)

4.5 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 3321 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 43 pages
Lending : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported

Travel guide updated in February 2019.

Arles has the largest number of ancient Roman monuments, after the city of Rome itself! A city of culture and history, Arles guides visitors on an extraordinary, timeless journey. Two thousand years of history, reflecting each of the city鈥檚 periods of prosperity, unfold in its streets, squares and monuments. In the footsteps of Van Gogh, who was inspired by its colors and light, Arles breathes with life.

Here you鈥檒l find all the information necessary to prepare your trip and your stay in Arles in order to discover this exceptional site of indisputable universal value. You will find the following under the sections for the site : the reasons for its selection for the World Heritage list, the history of the site, many practical informations (Tourist Offices, suggested tours, museums, events, transports), and a selection of accommodation and restaurants. Prices and opening hours shown are for 2019.

But most importantly, this "Arles, A World Heritage Site" travel guide also offers a suggested itinerary for visiting each site and monument. You'll also find tips (transport, pricing, activities ... ), anecdotes and all the possibilities for family-friendly visits to encourage children and families in their discovery.

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