See the iconic sights of Arles - this picturesque town steeped in history dates back to its origins as a Greek settlement. Arles became one of the most important cities of the Roman colony Gaul founded by Julius Caesar in 46 BC.This classical town has wonderfully preserved ruins, includes - the Amphithéâtre d'Arènes, Cloisters of Saint-Trophime, the Roman Theatre. Arles has a pleasant Provençal ambience, leafy public squares and slow-paced lifestyle. Our visit will include historic monuments & for art lovers we follow the Van Gogh Trail to see the scenes of the artist's famous paintings. After a light snack lunch a short drive to visit the Abbaye de Montmajor, a fortified Benedictine monastery built between the 10th & 18th centuries. Then a short drive back to the river cruise pier to rejoin the boat.
Language: English or French
Includes: Local English-speaking driver/guide, and travel to and from the river cruise pier, admission to Théâtre antique d’Arles & Amphithéâtre d’Arènes & Cloisters Saint Trophime & Abbaye de Montmajor. Exclusions: Items of a personal nature, meals, refreshments or guide gratuities.
Duration: 6-7 hours We meet you at the river cruise pier in Arles. Please remember sunscreen and sun hat in summer, warm clothing in the winter and comfortable walking shoes.