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“Bring your best camera” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Rond-Point des Arenes | Arènes d Arles, 13200 Arles, France
04-90-49-36-86
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Private Tour: Arles and Les Baux de Provence Day...
Ranked #2 of 45 things to do in Arles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Destin, Florida
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“Bring your best camera”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

This was a highlight of our Viking River Cruise inclusions, and almost all of my photos came out great. The arches, the beautiful light (remember, that's why Provence was so loved by the Impressionists) shining through and onto them, the high location, the history.
Well worth a trip.

Visited April 2015
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“atmospheric visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Enjoyable and interesting place to visit for a couple of hours. In the centre of town. Good atmosphere

Visited April 2015
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

A must see in Arles. This was a great time of year to visit not too crowded apart from French and Italian school parties. Especially spectacular when lit at night.

Visited April 2015
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“Absolutely my favorite place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

The fact that this amphitheater has survived through the ages is amazing. We were there on a lovely early spring day, and it was sparkling. The fact that there were well behaved young school children touring with their teachers added to the charm. One could sit and soak up the feeling of history. I am certain that our early spring visit when few others were around added to the charm.

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“Mini Colosseum?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you have never visited an Amphitheatre, then consider it by all means. In my opinion, it was more impressive at night with the artificial lighting for photo shooting.
Access by car and parking can be a problem. Can be quite daunting to negotiate those narrow and "zigzagging" streets and at the end of driving uncertain if you are going to find a car parking spot. So, we decided to go on foot, which was quite nice walk.
Only downside in my view was that there were far too many big "ads signs". They should either be removed or be less intrusive.
There are quite a number of shops and restaurants around, as you would expect!

Visited April 2015
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