Visit and stay at the campsite in Arles

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Visit and stay at the campsite in Arles

Discovering the city of Arles and the Camargue during your stay at the campsite in the Alpilles is possible, so why not let yourself be tempted by a stopover? At only 14 km south of Tarascon, the holidaymakers present at the St Gabriel campsite will have the opportunity to visit Arles during their stay. This will give them a chance to learn about antiquity, art history, etc.

What to do and what to see during your stay at the campsite near Arles?

During a stroll through the city ofArles, the possibilities of visit will not miss! Indeed, with its rich cultural, historical and architectural heritage, Arles has many facets that are waiting to be discovered. As they walk through the city, visitors can explore its Gallo-Roman heritage, but also learn more about the link between Arles and the famous painter Van Gogh, and much more!

The Roman monuments of Arles

During a visit to Arles, don’t miss the unmissable Gallo-Roman remains of the city. Among them, we count the mythical Arles Arena, but not only! Mainly located in the city center, it is also possible to reach on foot many other ancient monuments such as the Alyscamps, the Cryptoporticus of the ancient Forum, the Baths of Constantine and the Obelisk of Arles. Moreover, this walk will lead those who wish to do so to the Departmental Museum of Ancient Arles in order to learn more about this period of history that has so marked Arles and Provence.

However, the city does not only include Roman monuments. On the spot, you can also discover other places which are worth the detour like the Cloister Saint-Trophime dating from the 12th century, theBenedictine Abbey of Montmajour built in the 10th century, etc.

Museums of Arles and other cultural visits

In addition to the Departmental Museum of Ancient Arles, Arles has several other cultural sites that are worth a visit. From the Réattu Museum dedicated to painting, drawing, photography and architecture to the Museon Arlatan ethnography museum and the Luma experimental cultural center, there is something for everyone. However, a visit to Arles would be incomplete without a stop at the Van Gogh Foundation.

Things to do and see near Arles

Close to Arles, nature lovers will also be delighted to quickly reach the superb Camargue Regional Natural Park. On foot, by bike or on horseback, there are many itineraries available to visitors. To make your choice among the different itineraries proposed, go to thetourist office of Arles.

Moreover, holidaymakers who wish to do so can take advantage of the proximity of the Alpilles massif and its superb Provencal villages to discover them. Choose to visit :

  • Tarascon and its superb castle located only 17 km from Arles at the gates of the Alpilles massif;
  • Les Baux de Provence and its unavoidable quarries of the Lights located at only 19 km from Arles;
  • Fontvieille located at 10 km from Arles;
  • Eygalières located at 38 km from Arles;
  • Saint Rémy de Provence located at 26 km from Arles

Where to stay at the campsite near Arles?

Holidaymakers looking for a holiday destination near Arles will find comfortable pitches and accommodation at the Saint Gabriel campsite. Located only a few kilometers from Arles and close to the Alpilles mountain range, our Tarascon campsite offers leisure activities and services such as a swimming pool, a local market, evening meals, etc.

Finally, on the way to the campsite near Arles, don’t miss a stop in Fontvieille and Saint Rémy de Provence where you will find the superb archeological site of Glanum.