Discover the historical heritage of Arles

Cultural Cultural centre
Garden open and can be accessed freely during the day Former Hôtel-Dieu, also called Hôtel-Dieu-Saint-Esprit.
Learn all about Camargue rice growing in a special educational centre. You will be welcomed by a family of passionate rice farmers.
Historic site and monument
Date: 17th and 18th centuries Era: Classical period Type: religious architecture Status: property of the Town of Arles, listed as a national ...
Historic site and monument
Sometimes called Porte de la Redoute Date: End of the first century BC Era: Antiquity Type: Fortified military architecture Status: Property of ...
Built at the end of the 15th century, the Grand Priory of the Order of Malta owes its destiny to Jacques Réattu (1760-1833), an Arles painter and ...
  • Cultural leisure facilities :
    • Book shop
Cultural Cultural centre
LUMA Arles is an interdisciplinary creative campus where thinkers, artists, researchers and scientists question the relationships between art, ...
The V. van Gogh Foundation is dedicated to enhancing its artistic heritage by questioning the resonance of its work in art. The perspective of his ...
Historic site and monument
Date: 149 Era: Antiquity Type: Public leisure architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles, listed as a Historic Monument in 1992 and a ...
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Ruins and remains
Between Arles and Saintes Maries de la Mer, in the middle of the Camargue, the museum is a real gateway to the discovery of this vast territory.
  • themes :
    • Local tradition
Interpretation Centre
Located between the sea and the Rhône, the Domaine de la Palissade, a site belonging to the Coastal Conservatory, is located outside the dikes, which...
  • themes :
    • Environment and nature
Historic site and monument
In Antiquity, cemeteries were outside the city walls and along road routes. From the beginning of the Empire, incineration graves, sarcophagi and ...
Historic site and monument
The Commandery of Sainte-Luce presents a set of buildings of high architectural quality. It combines the characteristics of a Provencal House from the...
Historic site and monument
Formerly called Langlois bridge Period : XIXth century Type: Public architecture : civil engineering Status : Property of the Arles Tourist Office ...
  • Art collection :
    • Engineering structure
    • Bridge
Historic site and monument
Located at the gates of Arles, the Benedictine abbey is an example of a monument that testifies to nearly 8 centuries of history and architecture in ...
Historic site and monument
Date: 1887. Era: 19th century. Type: Commemorative architecture. Status: Public domain. Commissioned by: Pierre-Amédée Pichot. Contractor: Joseph ...
The Provençal Santon Conservatory, inaugurated in 2017, was created by the Santon maker Henri Vezolles. Surrounded by fellow collectors, they decided...
In 2021, the Paul Ricard Museum will open its doors at the Domaine de Méjanes.
  • themes :
    • Local tradition
Historic site and monument
Date: End of the 1st century BC Period: Ancient times Type: Public Culture Architecture Status: Property of the City of Arles Listed as a ...
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Ruins and remains
Historic site and monument
This lighthouse is in the form of a tapered tower which stands 46.5 metres above sea-level. It is one of the highest Mediterranean lighthouses. It is ...
  • Art collection :
    • Engineering structure
    • Headlight
The Museon Arlaten, a departmental museum of ethnography created at the end of the 19th century by the poet Frédéric Mistral, is a "place of memory"...
Historic site and monument
This district dates back to the Middle Ages and was for a long time the favourite district of mariners; the La Roquette district remains one of the ...
Historic site and monument
Date: 1558 Era: Renaissance Type: Public communal architecture Status: Property of the town of Arles, listed as a national Historic Monument in ...
Historic site and monument
The cryptoporticoes form the base, the invisible part of the forum, the central public square of the Roman city. Little is known about the Arles forum...
Historic site and monument
Built in the middle of the Middle Ages, between the 12th and 14th centuries, the cloister Saint Trophime is classified as a Historical Monument (1846 ...