Monuments

The towers of the Amphitheatre

These towers date from the 12th century. From the early Middle Ages, the Roman monument was used as a fortress and contained 212 houses. The arches were bricked up and three ...

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Rond-point Des arènes
13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr

Church Saint-Honorat de Mas-Thibert

Mas-Thibert Church was consecrated in 1857 and dedicated to Saint Honorat. It is the only church in the commune to be built by the architect Henri Révoil. Mas-Thibert Church changed location three ...

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Eglise Saint Vincent

Albaron Church existed in the Middle Ages and depended on the château of the same name. It was originally dedicated to Saint Vincent and became a parish church in 1230. It was ...

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The Saint-Lazare leper

Date: 12th and 17th centuries Era: Middle Ages, Classical period Type: Hospital architecture Status: Private property listed as a regional Historic Monument in 2005 In the Arles charitable sector, the Saint Lazare Leprosarium enjoyed a ...

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Route De Crau
Quartier Genouillade
13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=94

Primatiale Saint Trophime

Date: 12th and 15th centuries Era: Middle Ages Type: Religious architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles and listed as a national Historic Monument in 1840 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in1981 The ...

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Place De la République
13200 Arles

04 90 96 07 38
http://www.paroisse-arles.com

Luppé hotel

Facing the West Tower of the amphitheatre, hotel de Luppé rears its amazing facade looks like a Florentine Palace.Its successive owners evoke the past of several large arlesiennes families and bear ...

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24 Rond-point Des arènes
13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=96

Church of our Lady of the Major

Date: 1152 times: Middle Age Type: Architecture religious status: property of the city of Arles classified historic Monument (1945) the Major Church derives its name from its location, the highest hill ...

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Bridge Van Gogh

Named formerly bridge of Langlois time: 19th century Type: public Architecture: engineering status: property of the Tourist Office of the Arles class Monument historic (1988) the name of the staff member ...

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Canal d'Arles à Bouc
13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=52

Church of the Nativity of the Virgin

The Church of le Sambuc is part of an order placed in 1636 by Monseigneur de Barrault, for the construction of six parish churches in the Camargue. It was for the ...

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Chemin De l'église
Le Sambuc
13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=14

Ste Luce commandery

The Commandery of Sainte-Luce presents a set of buildings of high architectural quality. It combines the characteristics of a Provencal House from the end of the middle ages. The history of ...

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Faraman lighthouse

This lighthouse is in the form of a tapered tower which stands 46.5 metres above sea-level. It is one of the highest Mediterranean lighthouses. It is a stone construction, widened at ...

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Compagnie des Salins du midi
13129 Arles

04 42 48 81 81
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=119

Roland Tower

The walls of the Roman theatre arcades transformed into Tower defense in the middle - ages. ...

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13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr

Tourvieille and towers of Camargue

The Towers of Camargue, little of which remains on the ground, are nevertheless still present in the toponymy of the delta and in written sources. They were subject to the many fluctuations ...

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Park of the SNCF workshops

Formerly the workshops of the PLM Company The SNCF workshops in Arles occupy an important place in the history of French railways. This is an old site, dating back to the first ...

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Church of St. Blaise

The Monks' Chapel of Saint Césaire Abbey, founded in the 6th century by the Bishop of the same name, Saint Blaise Church is of interest to historians and archaeologists alike. It was ...

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Eglise Saint-Pierre de Saliers

This church was built on the site of an old chapel which probably dated back to the 12th century. The building was at risk of collapse around 1930. It was therefore fully ...

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Chapel of charity

Date: 1634, 1702 time: classical period Type: Architecture religious status: privately owned Chapel classified historic Monument (1927) façade of the chapel of charity the carmelites are present in Arles for several ...

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Montmajour Abbey

Closed on 1st January and 1st and 11th November. The island of Montmajour, from the Latin 'major' (larger), is surrounded by lakes and marshland and culminates at around 40 metres. It is ...

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Route De Fontvieille
13200 Arles

04 90 54 64 17
04 90 54 86 40
http://montmajour.monuments-nationaux.fr/fr/
abbaye-de-montmajour@monuments-nationaux.fr

The Alyscamps

In Antiquity, cemeteries were always outside the walls of the town and were often located along major roads. At the start of the Empire, cremation graves, sarcophogi and mausolea were dotted ...

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Avenue Des Alyscamps
13200 Arles

04 90 49 59 05
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=site&id=1

Fountain Amédée Pichot

Date: 1887 Era: 19th century Type: Commemorative architecture Status: Public domain Commissioned by: Pierre-Amédée Pichot Contractor: Joseph Flandrin The enamel medallion of Paul Balze The building has a fountain built against the wall and was inspired by the ...

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Hotel Grille

Date: 1691 Era: Classical period Type: Private domestic architecture Status: Private property, partially listed as a regional Historic Monument (1946) Commissioned by: François de Grille d'Estoublon The Hôtel de Grille, on the boundary of the districts ...

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Hotel Quiqueran de Beaujeu

The Hôtel Quiqueran de Beaujeu testifies to the history of Arles in more than one respect. It is a vestige of a period of prosperity in the town, during which rich bourgeois ...

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Church St Jean de Moustiers

12th century Also known as Saint Agatha. This Provençal Romanesque-style church in the L'Hauture district, near Saint-Césaire Monastery, was once a parish church. Built in the 12th century, only part of it remains, including ...

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Door of the cavalry

Date: 1588 Era: Renaissance Type: Fortified military architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles, listed as a national Historic Monument in 1928. The two round towers of the Porte de la Cavalerie stand at ...

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The Leela hotel

Date: 17th century Era: Classical period Type: Domestic architecture Status: Private property listed as a regional Historic Monument in 1925. The Hôtel de la Lauzière testifies to the social climbing of large Arles families in ...

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Rue De la République
13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=86

The Amphitheatre

The amphitheatre is the most important monument of the ancient Roman colony that has allowed to admire, some two thousand years after its construction. Its architecture is entirely designed in relation ...

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Rond-point Des Arènes
13200 Arles

04 90 49 38 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=3

Tour des Mourgues

Date: Late 1st century BC Era: Antiquity/Middle Ages Type: Fortified architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles, listed as a Historic Monument in 1886 and as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981 Mourgues ...

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Carrefour de la Croisière
13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=75

The Archbishop's Palace

Date: 17th and 18th centuries Era: Classical period Type: religious architecture Status: property of the Town of Arles, listed as a national Historic Monument in 1922 and 1959 The façade of the Archbishop's Palace on the ...

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Place De la République
13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=71

The Roman circus

Date: 149 Era: Antiquity Type: Public leisure architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles, listed as a Historic Monument in 1992 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981. The circus is the largest ...

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The baths of Constantine

Date: 4th century era: ancient Type: Architecture of sports and recreation status: property of the historic city of Arles (for the clear part) class Monument (1840) the Unesco World Heritage (1981) ...

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Rue Dominique Maïsto
13200 Arles

04 90 49 59 05
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=7

Théâtre Antique

Date: End of the first century BC Era: Antiquity Type: Public cultural architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles, listed as a national Historic Monument in 1840 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site ...

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The Ecorchoir Tower

Date: 1372 Era: Middle Ages Type: Fortified architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles, listed as a national Historic Monument in 1927 Built during the decline in security which followed the mediaeval boom, Ecorchoir ...

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Boulevard Clémenceau
13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=88

Hôtel de Divonne

(formerly Hôtel du Roure) This mansion, built in the same style as the Parisian mansions of the time, has façades on which it is still possible to see all the particularly sophisticated ...

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Donines hotel

16th century During the Renaissance, the town experienced a period of relative prosperity which encouraged families to build or rebuild large residences. The result was a wave of creativity heavily inspired by ...

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Gate of Augustus

Sometimes called Porte de la Redoute Date: End of the first century BC Era: Antiquity Type: Fortified military architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles, listed as a national Historic Monument in 1886 and ...

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Boulevard Emile Combes
13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=45

St Catherine Church

Date: 1450 Era: Middle Ages, 19th century Type: Religious architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles, listed as a regional Historic Monument in 1941 The former chapel of the Convent of the Great Augustinians, ...

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Cryptoportico of the Forum

Date: Late 1st century BC.Time: Antiquity Type: public Architecture of Community status: property of the city of Arles classified as Monument historique (1841) the Unesco World Heritage (1981).The cryptoportico form the ...

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Place De la République
Hôtel de ville
13200 Arles

04 90 49 59 05
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=18

Cloister of St. Trophime

Date: 12th-14th century Era: Middle Ages Type: Religious architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles, listed as a national Historic Monument in 1846 and 1943 and as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in ...

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Place De la Republique
13200 Arles

04 90 49 59 05
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=11

Clock tower

Date: 1558 Era: Renaissance Type: Public communal architecture Status: Property of the town of Arles, listed as a national Historic Monument in 1920 The Tower viewed from the Place de la République Although the Clock Tower ...

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Rue De l'Hôtel de Ville
13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=36

Palace of the Podestà

Date: 13th century Era: Middle Ages Type: Public communal architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles, listed as a national Historic Monument From the Plan de la Cour, four buildings, not one, testify to ...

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The ancient Obelisk

Date: 4th century Era: Antiquity Type: Votive public architecture Status: Public estate listed as a national Historic Monument in 1840 and a UNESCO Heritage Site in 1981 The obelisk seen from the town hall roof The ...

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Place De la République
13200 Arles

04 90 18 41 20
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=41

The Town Hall

Date: 1676Period: Classical periodType: Public Architecture of the communityStatus: Property of the city of Arles classified as Monument historique (1920)Supervisor: Jacques Peytret and Jules Hardouin-MansartIn the heart of the city, symbol ...

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Place De la République
13200 Arles

04 90 49 36 36
http://www.patrimoine.ville-arles.fr/arles/ville.cfm?action=edifice&id=20

Church St Julien

Also previously called Saint Antoine Era: Classical period Type: Religious architecture Originally built in the 12th century, during the mediaeval Renaissance, Saint Julien Church was rebuilt in the 17th century during another period of ...

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