Local artist working near the Rhone river
The Romanesque Cathedral St Trophime. The cathedral dates back to the 10th century .
Place de la Republique.
Place de la Republique is home to the ornate town hall (it's the one with the bell clock tower) and the Romanesque Cathedral St Trophime. The cathedral dates back to the 10th century
Cafe Van Gogh, where the painter spent a lot of time. Still operational today and now named Café Van Gogh, this is the Café that Van Gogh painted in The Café Terrace on the Place du Forum
Cafe next to Cafe Van Gogh
Venus With Apple. It may be a copy of the Aphrodite of Thespiae by Praxiteles, courtesan Phryne.The Venus of Arles is a 6.4 ft copy of the original sculpture of Venus found in Arles.
Poster for the Camargue bull fights in Arles
overview of Arles near the Roman amphitheater
Built in 90 AD. Roman amphitheater
Roman amphitheater, where 21,000 spectators thrilled to gladiator fights in the first century—and where bullfights are held today.
religious mosaic on the wall of a building in the old town
Waterfront in Arles
Château of Tarascon, a fortress built by the princes of Anjou at the start of the 15th century. Remarkably well preserved, it is one of the most beautiful medieval castles in France and in Europe.
Detail of the Papal Palace in Avignon
ornate walnut door of the Eglise St. Pierre church in Avignon.
detail of ornate walnut door of the Eglise St. Pierre in Avignon. Note the face of a north American indian in the center. The carving was done soon after the "discovery" of America.
Fish stand inside Les Halles
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