A Day in Arles

It was fortunate that we had a free day in Arles as today all attractions in France are free entry and Arles has plenty. We visited the Roman arena which was a huge structure that was rescued from urbanisation and is once again used for events such as bull fighting. It was a magnificent building with a great view over the nearby Rhone river.

We also visited the Reattau Museum which had a great collection including drawing and paintings by Picasso, lots of great photographs and heaps more. It was all housed in a very atmospheric building that was once the main Priory for the Knights of Malta.




Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 19:15

We also visited the Roman baths and theatre as well as the Cloisters all of which were elegantly restored. After lunch we visited the Museum of Antiquities which has a great display including a 2000 year old boat they had recovered from the Rhone river.


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