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Saint-Gilles lies 15 km to the west of Arles, noted for its Benedictine Abbey which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France.
Saint-Gilles lies 15 km to the west of Arles, noted for its Benedictine Abbey which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France. The 12th century Musée de la Maison Romane next to the Abbey was the birthplace of Clement IV, pope from 1265-1268.
The Musée de l'Arles et de la Provence antiques is an archeological museum exhibiting antique artifacts from Prehistoric times (2500 BC) to the end of Antiquity in the 6th century
The Baths of Constantine or North Baths date back to the early 4th century, and are counted among the best preserved Roman baths in France
Closed for renovations until 2018
The Réattu Museum is a museum of fine arts housed in the studio of artist Jacques Reattu, that was built in the 15th century as the Grand Priory of the Order of Malta
L'Espace Van Gogh is housed in the former hospital where Van Gogh was admitted during his stay in Arles after he cut off his ear partially
The Cryptoporticus of Arles is a subterranean gallery comprising 3 U-shaped double, parallel tunnels with pillars, built by the Romans to create a stable flat base for the Forum which lies in a naturally sloping area
The 4th century Roman Obélisque d'Arles in the centre of the Place de la République is a symbol of the city, and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Roman and Romanesque monuments in Arles