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  • Table d'orientation du clocher de l'église - Heritage

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    The new church was built in 1876 on foundations dating back to the 10th century. Its construction has evolved many times over the years. In 1052, William, Viscount of Marseille, gave Sanctus Martinus de Palud Majori Church to the Cannons of Arles.

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  • Eglise Sainte Croix - Heritage

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    Visitors are often surprised by the imposing size and impressive Classical façade of this building, which was constructed in 1754. The pulpit jutting out from the pillar, the walnut woodwork of the ambulatory and the 19th century marble altar are all remarkable features which justify the Church's classification as a Regional Historic Monument.

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  • Eglise Saint Baudile - Heritage

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    The present church is known to be built on the site of a Roman place of worship. The first Christian chapel was built there in the 10th century. All that remains of the 12th century Romanesque church is the semi-circular apse, followed by a window surmounted by a cupola which supports a bell tower and a nave with three vaulted broken barrel bays.

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  • Eglise Saint Denis - Heritage

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    Behind its 19th century façade, Saint Denis parish church conceals a great Romanesque nave and a beautiful Gothic chancel. In the side-naves, woodwork and paintings by Mignard adorn the different altars of the rural brotherhoods. The eyes are drawn to the bell tower, which was originally a 'watch tower'. Until the Revolution, the church, the only important 'public space', was a place where the public could come together. Its architecture follows the town's demographic growth. This place

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  • Eglise Saint Laurent - Heritage

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    The new Saint Laurent Church dates from the 20th century and is Neo-Romanesque in style. The old Saint Laurent Church, on the other hand, was built in the Romanesque style in the 12th century; its bell tower was destroyed during the Revolution and then rebuilt under the Second Empire. The lower annex, built during extensions to the church, dates from the 13th century.

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  • Eglise Notre Dame de Grâce - Heritage

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    This semi-circular 12th century Romanesque church in the heart of the town was gradually extended during the 14th, 15th, 16th and 19th centuries. It has a porch in the form of a fireplace, which is listed as a national Historic Monument, as is its bell tower.

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  • Eglise Sainte Anne - Heritage

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    Saint Anne Church, built in 1628 on the site of a Romanesque chapel, was the second parish church in the village at the time. It was deconsecrated in 1875 in favour of St Joseph Church and was turned into a cultural centre in 2009.

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  • Church St Julien - Heritage

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    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 religious restructuring in the Church. It is located on the boundary of the Cavalerie district, where a number of noblemen built their sumptuous residences during the same period, having made their fortune through trade. Its architecture is a curious combination of late Gothic and Classical.

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  • Eglise Saint Maxime - Heritage

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    Don't miss St Maxime Church with its 11th or 12th century Provençal Romanesque nave, its apse and Gothic-style northern side-aisle, as well as the two Romanesque chapels which form a pseudo-transept. The origin of the Chapel of Christ (a regional Historic Monument) is controversial; some authors believe it to be Paleo-Christian. It received the 'Ruban du Patrimoine' award in 2003.

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  • Eglise paroissiale Sainte-Agathe - Heritage

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    The parish church is of 13th century Romanesque origin and was dedicated to Notre-Dame-de-Bethléem. It was replaced by the church of Saint Agatha, patron saint of the village. In the 17th century, the building was facing ruin; restoration work was started and later completed during a more extensive project in 1760. Worship had been banned at the church, as the building was judged too dangerous. A master mason from Tarascon built the chancel, sacristy, bell tower and two chapels (Sainte-Agathe and Sainte-Vierge).

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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