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My wife and I are staying in Provence for 5 nights at the end of May beginning of June and are staying for three of the nights near St. Remy. I was thinking of staying at the L'Hôtel Particulier in Arles, but I've been hearing that safety in Arles can be a concern. Is this hotel located in a safe area, are there any areas to stay away from? Is it worth staying in Arles or should pick another small town to stay for the remaining nights.

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1. Re: Safety

Where did you hear that safety is a concern? I can't see it being any worse than Paris... we're going to Arles in early June. If you could provide some more info that would be grand!

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Why not stay near St. Remy 5 nights. You will be very close to Arles and it would save a checking out, checking in and un packing again. Arles is very close to St. Remy and could be easily visited in a day. Have not stayed in Arles overnight but have been there during the day and have not been aware of any problem.



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3. Re: Safety

Safety in any city or large town is a concern almost everywhere. We have been to Arles many times and have never had a problem.

The usual rules apply.

Interested though to hear specifically what you have heard.

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