Travel deals Arles - on the trail of the Romans!In the south-eastern part of France, between the Rhône, the Mediterranean Sea and the Mediterranean Alps, lies the lovely landscape Provence with it's picturesque villages, vinyards, the famous lavender fields and the lively capital Marseille. Arles, certifies as the "city of art and history" lies directly at the delta of the river Rhône and is known to be the capital of Provence culture. It offers fascinating architectural monuments, declared world heritage by the UNESCO. Remains of the antique Amphitheatre, Roman thermal baths or the Roman theatre show the town's origins. However also the surrounding landscape is exciting: The nature preservation "Camargue" offers a unique flora and fauna and is known to be one of the loveliest landscapes in Europe. If you are lucky you may be able to spot some white Camarque horses and various flamingos. Arles - on the trail of the Romans!
The "city of art and history", Arles, lies in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region, directly on the mouth of the Rhône. It is considered the main city of Provençal culture, and hosts various fascinating monuments, which have been declared UNESCO World Cultural Heritages. One can see the times in which history was written here on the shores of the Rhône, and read it on the stones of the antique ampitheatre, the thermal baths and the old Roman theatre. The most important sight in the city is the St. Trophime Cathedral, with its substantial cloister, monestary and famous portal. Arles was once famous for its prominent citizens: no one less than Vincent Van Gogh lived here and was inspired by the area's many pendant bridges!