If you are wondering whether Les Alycamps is too far away from the center of Arles to visit, hesitate no more: it's a short and pleasant walk and worth your time. It costs to visit, but once you have been you will be glad you...More
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This cemetery is the husk of the ancient Roman burial place for Arles. Rows of empty sarcophagi along a single avenue culminate in a somewhat battered Christian church. All the inscriptions and other material has long since been removed to the marvellous archaeological museum. Van...More
The church at the end is a ruin and there are just two lines of sarcophogi left for most of the length of it. Had a spooky atmosphere and was a quiet not too crowded walk. The Van Gogh connection adds another level of interest...More
An ancient Roman cemetery is now something like a park and a museum. There is also an abandoned church in it. It is generally interesting to see.
This is one of the eeriest, most evocative places I've ever visited. My husband and I had the place to ourselves one morning in May. The ruined, empty church was silent except for the constant cooing and fluttering of unseen doves, perched somewhere in the...More
Les Alyscamps is nice break away from the hustle bustle of the town. The trees provide some nice shade from the heat of the sun.
These are the remains of the cemetery serving Arles from both Roman and medieval times. It is worth a visit. Just a short walk from the centre of Arles.
Part of the Roman city which should not be missed. A quiet and attractive site which is well maintained and also has an interesting post Roman history
Walk down a trail of cemetery encasements and crypts....Sneak a peak into some of the open tombs....at the end of the walk there is a old church and cemetery.... Bring a flashlight and go through the small tunnel at the front area inside the church....More