It’s impossible to come to the “Citadel of the Princes” and not soak up the history of the place. With so many relics of the past still visible in the town, a low-cost weekend in Orange is a one-way ticket to traveling back in time. A simple stroll through the town center near your hotel will blow you away. On Saint-Eutrope hill, you’ll find the remains of ancient city walls and a Roman theater. Down below, the royal castle and private mansions are sure to catch your eye, too. Last but not least, the town’s religious heritage — Orange Cathedral, for example — is also worth a look.
Whether you’re here with friends or family, there are endless activities on offer to enjoy — and all within striking distance of your hotel. Staying for a week? Then make sure to explore some of the city’s most stunning spots. Its castle and mansions are a must. Depending on the time of year, you might also even get to see a show in the famous Roman theater. A longer stay is also a great opportunity to roam further afield. Take the train to Avignon
and other cities along the Côte d'Azur
for a fantastic day out.
A warm, welcoming city is that is packed full of history and heritage, Orange is the perfect destination for a family vacation. Its city walls, theatre and castle are sure to impress visitors of all ages. Many of the buildings and museums offer fun activities for the kids to get involved with. The town also hosts regular, family-friendly events. To mix things up a little, check out Orange’s culinary specialties with a trip to the local candy stores and workshops. It’s worth noting that the foodie paradises of Avignon
are also easy to reach from your hotel.