The Auberge des Plaines and its accommodations are located in the town of Arles, a mecca for culture, photography… Its Roman remains, its animations and its exhibitions make it a perfect vacation spot for young and old.
Whether you dream of culture nature traditions idleness sport ...
Nicknamed “the Little Rome of the Gauls”, Arles is a city of history. Its rich Roman and Romanesque heritage is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Its historic center on a human scale and full of charm is particularly pleasant to visit and has also inspired many artists (Van Gogh, Gauguin et Picasso…)
An unequaled historical heritage:
- the roman amphitheater
- the arenas
- the cryptoporticoes
- the baths of Constantine
- the Alyscamps necropolis
- the Van Gogh bridge
Traditions to discover:
- the Arles market (Wednesday and Saturday)
- the ferias
- the election of the Queen of Arles
- the Arles traditional costume festival
- the Gardians‘ Festival (herdsmen)
- the herds of Camargue bulls
- Camargue races, abrivados…
Highlights not to be missed:
- Photography Encounters
- “Les Suds“ festival of world music
- the Easter Feria in April
- the Rice Feria in September
- the “Cocarde d’Or” in July
- the “Trophée des As“
Museums to visit:
Do we still need to introduce the Camargue? This unique region in the world, bounded by the Rhone delta.
An exceptional fauna and flora, its Camargue horse and bull farms, the village of Saintes-Maries de la Mer Capital of the Camargue, its beaches…
the Camargue museum, the Camargue Regional Natural Park, the Pont de Gau Ornithological Park, the many Camargue horse and bull farms, the village of Saintes-Maries de la Mer and its pilgrimages
The bull and the horse of the Camargue breed
Land of breeding since always, the Camargue is the birthplace of the icons of the region: the famous white horses and black bulls.
Each herd having a history and a unique character, there are a hundred of them.
Most of them offer visits and will share with you their passion and their traditions, transmitted from generation to generation in these family farms.
Provence, the Alpilles and around
The Auberge des Plaines in Arles enjoys an exceptional geographical location at the crossroads of the Camargue, Provence and at the foot of the Alpilles.
You will stay in the heart of a region that attracts millions of tourists every year.
The essentials in the surroundings
Les Alpilles from 20 km
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Fontvieille, Maussane-les-Alpilles...
All the charm of Provence!
Les Baux-de-Provence at 30 km
its village, its castle, the careers of lights...
Tarascon at 23 km
its castle, its legends...
Nîmes at 35 km
and its Roman heritage...
Le Pont du Gard at 40 km
one of the best preserved Roman ruins in the world
Avignon at 40 km
the Palais des Papes, its bridge, its festival...
Aigues-Mortes at 40 km
its towers and ramparts, its salt marshes...