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This is a small open bridge, which was painted by Van Gogh in nine of his works. The bridge is one of the 11 bridges are opened, built over the canal Bock during the 19th century. Van Gogh probably liked the look of this bridge...More
A reproduction of the original but worth the trek out. This sight was a little hard for us to find but we persevered and, with help from a friendly local, we’re ableto find it. Get a map from the Tourist Office to make finding it...More
Probably not practical if you are just here for a day, but definitely worthwhile if you are up for the about an hour’s hike each way - pleasant walk after crossing the motorway along the bank of the canal. Also it is, like Alyscamp, pretty...More
If you travel to Arles, the focal point should be the Pont Langlois, it is just pure van Gogh! Your photo shows it down, but when I was there it was up, as it usually is these days. It spans the Arles to Bouc Canal.
The bridge was not easy to find as it was off the map given to us at the tourist information office. We did getdirections and headed towards the canal along a disused railway line. It wasn't a very pleasant walk. Lots of dog dirt on...More
The original bridge was torn down, but in the aftermath of Van Gogh's death and his increasing popularity, they re-created it for the sake of visitors -- it's a really nice walk from Arles to the bridge, I recommend that vs. driving out. The whole...More
It is a kind of fake, since the bridge that van Gogh painted was replaced in 1930 and the German army blew that up anyway in 1944, but still quite evocative. I enjoyed the walk out of town along the towpath in sunny weather (c....More