Welcome to Arles
Welcome to Arles - The city of History and Feria
Arles is an old Roman community which has a great history.
It is one of largest municipality in France with 75893 hectares. The city is located in Bouches-du-Rhône, in south-east of France.
The famous river Le Rhône run through the town. There are lots of Roman monuments such as Roman cirque, Therms of Constantine, Amphitheatre and antique theatre. Arles is a tourist and animated town. For example in April, it is possible to attend the famous Feria, and throughout the year you can attend Corrida. People who live in this town are called “Arlesiens”.
Informations and Facts:
For information about passport/visa: http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/getting-a-visa/
Arles has 7 bus lines.
The busses drive from Monday to saturday: 6.00 am to 8.00pm and Sunday and bank holidays: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm.
Ticket price: 0.80€ (valid for 1h)
Journey pass: 2 €
(Free for children who are less 4 years.)
If you want to visit another city near to Arles, you can go to Cartreize very easy.
Ticket price for one trip: 2.20 €
Ticket for one senior trip (+65 years): 1 €
24h pass (-26 years) : 2 €
You also use the train which is located near to down-town (10 min walk).
You also have 6 taxis company to choose from: http://www.pagesjaunes.fr/annuaire/arles-13/taxis
There are lots of things to do in Arles. You can follow the Van Gogh footsteps or cross 2000 years of history by visiting its famous Roman monuments or the old centre.
The inevitable things:
Van Gogh circuit
Les quais du rhone
Le pont de trinquetaille
Le cafe “la nuit”
Le vieux Moulin
Le jardin public
Espace Van gogh
Le pont de van gogh
La maison Jaune
The language which is speaking in Arles is French, but the cities in Provence have their own language which is “Le Provençal”.
The climat in Arles is Mediterranean. The best seasons to pay a visit in are summer and spring.