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This intimate town square was once the heart of the city in ancient Roman times.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Arles, France
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1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went by here just today for a glass of wine after our sightseeing...found a nice shady bar outside and enjoyed. We also are going to the area for dinner tonight!

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Many restaurants are in this square but be warned they are not cheap. Its worth a look and a cold drink

1  Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

A nice spot to relax after walking around Arles. There is a wooded park and many cafes surrounding the park.

Thank LFS517
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is the other main square in Arles and as the name suggests it has an ancient past and has some remains. Otherwise it is full of mid-priced restaurants geared to tourists.

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Little Italian bistro right in the square mAde a delicious margarita Pizza that was perfect and enough for 3 of us to share

Thank PamellaMalibu
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The square is very crowded by the tables and of people. The restaurants are, in general, expensive (it's a main tourist area) and the one we chose was not that good despite the price. My suggestion is to take a look at the square and...More

Thank Andre A
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Even without its association with Van Gogh, this square is above average in prettiness. Note the two columns in the facade of the hotel on the corner - part of the original Roman forum complex.

Thank Lyle N
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Located near another Roman ruin, the the Cryptoportiques, the Forum is a nice place to sit, people watch, and have lunch or and evening meal.

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Lively charming place; do NOT visit the tourist trap yellow van Gogh terrace-restaurant because tourist trap prices but visit the 2 big places on the left (when standing in front): not very cheap drinks but fine diner in such atmosphere

Thank Hans M
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Place du Forum is in the heart of Arles. Original columns from ancient Rome. Hint: skip the tourist-packed restaurants at night and find one of the many nice places on one of the side streets.

Thank BacktoRome
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