Things to do over a weekend in Arles
A week-long trip discovering Arles and the Camargue
Activities for families staying in Arles
Rich in 2,500 years of history, Arles has a remarkable ancient heritage waiting to be discovered over a weekend. Start with one of its most beautiful remains, the Roman amphitheater built in the 1st century. Also visit the museum of ancient Arles to learn more about this period. After a good night's sleep in your hotel room, spend the rest of your short stay strolling through the Camargue Regional nature Park and sampling local cuisine. You can also find our budget Première Classe hotels in Avignon
Your one-week stay will be an opportunity to expand your knowledge of Arles. Discover its many ancient relics: in addition to the amphitheater visit the ancient theater, the ramparts, the thermal baths of Constantin, built around the 4th century, or the subterranean galleries known as the cryptoporticos. Next, take a cultural tour of Arles: the Van Gogh foundation, the Réattu museum and its fine art collection, and the many art galleries. You can also visit the Camargue museum to learn all about this natural environment. From there, set off to explore the trails in the heart of the nature park. Find our budget Première Classe hotels in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur to continue your journey.
Arles has plenty to entertain parents and children. During a family stay in summer, you can relive the time of the gladiators through demonstrations in the ancient theater or in the Roman amphitheater. Discover also the Hortus Garden and its games based on ancient traditions. For open-air activities, explore the Camargue aboard a miniature train from Méjanes or in a horse-drawn carriage in the Vigueirat marshes. For other family trips in Provence, visit our Première Classe hotels in Avignon