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  • The stairs of Pont de Trinquetaille - Heritage

    Historical site, archaeology - Historical quarter
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    From the Quai de la Roquette in Trinquetaille From the Quai de la Roquette; in October 1888, Vincent Van-Gogh observed the metal bridge which straddled the river and allowed people and goods to travel between the two sides of Arles. He also took in the comings-and-going, the passageway and the staircase by which men and women reached the walkway.

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  • The Hauture - Heritage

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    The L'Hauture district is the highest part of the town (altitude of 25 metres), the only rocky knoll on the surrounding alluvial plain. It was a major base for the urbanisation of the Roman colony and the current district still contains the remains of some of its structures, particularly the amphitheatre, theatre and ramparts. Furthermore, the remains of the first cathedral complex have been revealed on the south-east corner of the district.

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  • The District of la Roquette - Heritage

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    This district dates back to the Middle Ages and was for a long time the favourite district of mariners; the La Roquette district remains one of the most attractive in town. Its original urban herringbone layout features attractive narrow and sometimes raised houses between the Quai du Rhône and the Boulevard Clemenceau. The façades with their many architectural decorations and the niches which adorn the street corners, attract the eyes and encourage visitors to take their time.

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  • Place du Forum - Heritage

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    This Place, in the heart of town, has always symbolised meetings and exchanges. In Antiquity the square was next to the main forum (late 1st century BC), and the economic and political centre of the Roman administration; in the Middle Ages it became the main centre for commercial transactions. It is now known as one of the most social areas in town. Locals and tourists rub shoulders under the patronage of a number of well-known figures such as Vincent Van Gogh and Frédéric Mistral.

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  • The Marshall district - Heritage

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    The District of the Marshall ("from the Middle") occupies a modest surface between the city (or town hall) and the arugula, on the edge of the Rhône.Its history dates back to the medieval renaissance of the city, around the 12th century.

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  • The main attractions of Orgon - Heritage

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    The typically Provençal village of Orgon, overlooked by Notre Dame de Beauregard Chapel and the ruins of the old fortress of the Duc de Guise, has a rich and illustrious past. Listed below are its main sights, which visitors can discover on four themed walks. Details are available at Orgon Municipal Tourist Office. Calvaries and Oratories: The Orgon landscape is dominated by crosses and oratories, revealing the popular fervour for Catholicism and the Virgin Mary throughout the ages. - The Cross at the Porte la Durance.

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  • Rue des Juifs - Heritage

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    The Rue des Juifs, once called the 'Rue droite des Juifs' and now known as 'Rue du Château' marks the entrance to Tarascon's old Jewish district. Almost 300 people lived in this part of town in the Middle Ages.

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  • The old mill - Heritage

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    When, on 12 September 1888, Vincent wrote to his brother Théo: 'I have a study of an old windmill painted in faded hues',

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My tour

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