Arles as seen on a Van Gogh canvases and a stepping stone into the Camargue

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Tour Number

Activity Level

398705


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (advanced), Russian (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

Private walking tour of Arles


Roman treasures, shady squares and plenty of Camarguais culture make Arles a seductive stepping stone into the Camargue. And if its colourful sun-baked houses evoke a sense of déjà vu, it's because you've seen them already on a Van Gogh canvas - the artist painted 200 works around town.
Discover the Roman and the Romanesque monuments of Arles which are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage sites along side with learning about Van Gogh's last few years spent in Arles , 1888- 1889 was a period of his most vibrant artwork . During our tour we will stroll down little streets of Arles in order to find out where he drew his most famous paintings including "Cafe Terrace at Night", "Starry Night Over the Rhone" or "The Yellow House".

Itinerary

*We'll meet at a mutually agreed upon location
*See Roman monuments including Amphitheatre, Roman Theatre of Arles, Baths of Constantine
*Visit Church of St. Trophime
*See places drawn by Van Gogh: Hospital in Arles, The Yellow House, Forum Square. . .
*Walk through the Medieval city centre
*End tour at a mutually agreed upon location

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Monument/Building

Duration: 2 hours

Transportation

Walking

What’s Included

Other: Private guided tour in English or Russian and my undivided attention.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - There is nothing to pay for on this tour but it's always a good idea to have a few euros just in case you'd like to buy some souvenirs.

What’s Extra

Other: - Entrance tickets to museums
- Food and drink
- Souvenirs

This tour begins in Arles. If you need a transfer from nearby cities, please contact me for a quote.

A Recent Review of this tour

Having Anna as the guide-driver saved time and missteps in touring Arles, Nimes, and the Pont du Gard. We were able to cover all three locations in a day (about 8 hours) which would not have been possible without her insights and knowledge of the region and cities. Anna is a talented young business professional who has a world-perspective but adapts her local knowledge to make the trip informative, entertaining, and worthwhile.
David Keever

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