No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Arles
I'm in Avignon, in a lovely old hotel inside the walled town. I had an interesting experience on the TGV coming over from Nice today. Stupidly, I managed to sit at the correct seat number, but in the wrong carriage. Well, I was booted out of my seat part-way along the journey. You aren't supposed to make the same mistake twice; but I think I've done this before! Cathie, ...
... nearly 2000 years ago. Apparently tallest in the world - the one we saw a few days ago for free is the longest!
Lunch in Remoulins cheers us up. Calamari tubes in a light garlic butter sauce for me and King prawns for Jude.
As the weather was still rubbish we decided to go and see a chocolate and winery place near Orange. Except when we got there it was closed, although the publicity info never suggested that.
Final throw of the dice for the day was over ...
... the van Gogh tour, as he actually spent some time here and completed several of his works of art.
This is an interesting little tour and worth doing if you have the time, and definitely if you're a fan of van Gogh.
We arrived just after midday and just missed the farmers markets near the Tourist Information ...
Weekend trip to catch up with some mates.
We simply wandered around the streets of central Nimes, which is a small town with quite a large Ancient Roman influence.
Most of the time was spent around the Arena and the nearby streets, visiting cafes, restaurants and shops.
The 'icon' of this little town is a palm tree and a crocodile.
Unfortunately, most things were ...
... leaving for Arles. Palace's interior, full of vaulted ceilings and frescoed walls, was highly enjoyable. But the best part was climbing up to the top of the building where travelers were rewarded with a view spanning the entire city. It was exquisite. Eventually though, the hour grew late and so, after joining the locals for a glass of wine at a small stream side wine shop, I hopped back on the train and headed for Arles...and bed!