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  • Le Mas de Brau - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - "Mas" traditional house
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    Before reaching Maussane, visitors can see the Mas de Brau, whose Renaissance façade is listed as a national Historic Monument. Private property.

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  • The Archbishop's Palace - Heritage

    Other heritage - Miscellaneous heritage
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    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 Place de la République The former Archbishop's Palace has an imposing façade on the east of the Place de la République. The building was associated with the Church of Arles in the Middle Ages, but has since undergone a number of transformations, whose history and visibility remain problematic.

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  • Site archéologique de Glanum à Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

    Glanum - Heritage

    Historical site, archaeology - Ancient archaeological site
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    With its sacred spring and shrine, public buildings, thermal baths and sumptuous dwellings, the Glanum archeological site gives an insight into life in a once-prosperous ancient city under the reign of the emperor Augustus, at the gates of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Enjoy exceptional views of the site and the massif des Alpilles from the two vantage points.

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  • Oratoire Saint Roch - Heritage

    Built heritage - Oratory
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    Saint Roch is a very well-known saint in Pays d'Arles and is invoked during serious plague and cholera epidemics.. The residents parade to the Oratory every August for the Saint's feast day. The Brotherhood of White Penitents of Avignon paused in front of this Oratory during their pilgrimage to Saint Sixte Chapel in Eyguières.

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  • Fontaine des Quatre Saisons - Heritage

    Built heritage - Fountain
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    This fountain, constructed circa 1869, is an unexpected masterpiece in a village which at the time had only 1,800 inhabitants.

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  • The Town Hall - Heritage

    Other heritage - Miscellaneous heritage
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    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 of power and witness of a century of magnificence, the Town Hall masterfully closes the perspective of the place de la République. Completed in 1676, after many studies and a laborious construction, it marks the triumph of classical architecture, inspired especially by Jules Hardouin-Mansart, appointed the same year architect to Louis XIV.

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  • Bridge Van Gogh - Heritage

    Built heritage - Bridge
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    Formerly known as the Pont de Langlois Date: Era: 19th century Type: Public architecture: civil engineering Status: Property of the Arles Tourist Office and listed as a national Historic Monument in 1988 Named after the employee responsible for its maintenance and operation, 'Langlois Bridge' became internationally famous when Van Gogh painted it several times in the 19th century.

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  • Hôtel Jean de Brion - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - Stately home
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    The most beautiful works of Louis Jou are exhibited in an intimate setting in the six rooms of the Jean de Brion Renaissance mansion, amidst the furniture and the many collections of incunabula, old books, engravings by Dürer and Goya, paintings, sculptures and ceramics. Also visit the workshop containing the hand presses of Louis Jou, master typographer, engraver, printer and editor. Louis Jou (1881-1968) was one of the greatest typographers of the century. He was the only one of his peers to design and produce a work completely on his own.

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  • Chapelle Saint Marcellin - Heritage

    Built heritage - Chapel
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    The bottle procession takes place in Saint Marcellin Chapel on 1 June every year. On this day, all male residents of Boulbon go to the Chapel carrying a bottle of wine. After the Provençal service, the bottles are blessed. Each participant can then have a sip of wine, while the village police officer distributes glasses to the clergy and the authorities. The wine blessed in the name of the Saint is believed to have beneficial effects against fevers and stomach aches.

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  • The ancient Obelisk - Heritage

    Religious buildings - Obelisk
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    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 large stone needle, a kind of pivot on the Place de la République, actually comes from the Roman circus and dates from late Antiquity. The obelisk was discovered in the 14th century, but it was not until the 17th century that it became a symbol of the sun once again.

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Circuit touristique

Les sites touristiques

Ornithological park of Pont de Gau in Camargue

Outdoor activities
Les Saintes Maries de la Mer
Musée de la Camargue

Museum of the Camargue

Art and culture
Arles
Les jardins de l'alchimiste à Eyaglières

Jardin de l'alchimiste

Outdoor activities
Eygalières
Les Carrières de Lumières aux Baux de Provence

Cathédrale d'Images

Art and culture
Baux de Provence
Exposition Fondation Vincent Van Gogh Arles

Fondation Vincent Van Gogh Arles

Art and culture
Arles
Château des Baux-de-Provence

Château des Baux-de-Provence

Heritage
Baux de Provence