The Camargue is known for its many beautiful sceneries and historical buildings. Want to know more about what there is to discover? Read on.
Majorly known for its regional nature park where you can see the famous white horses gallop around, The Camargue is a region located in the south of Arles, close to the Mediterranean Sea. Many different sights await you there. Here are a few of them.
The Arles Amphitheatre
This Roman theatre was built in 90 AD, and could hold up to 20 000 spectators. Back then, it was used for chariot races and hand-to-hand battles. Nowadays, the amphitheatre is used for bullfights and concerts during the summer.
Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments
This area has been listed as a UNESCO world heritage site since 1981, showing how ancient and beautiful the area is. It has monuments that were built as far as during the 1st century BC. Constructions never stopped and kept going even further.
Ornithological Park of Pont de Gau
In this park and phoenicopterus, you may have the chance to see pink flamingos wandering around, or even just standing still.
This beautiful aquarium full of wonders protects sharks, sea lions as well as seals. You may spend a wonderful day discovering marine species and aquatic animals!
Plage de l’Espiguette
This lengthy and amazingly clear watered sand beach will leave you wanting to spend the afternoon there. It is one of the most beautiful beaches in France. Whether it be sunbathing or jumping into the water, you are guaranteed to have a nice time.
Musée de l’Arles et de la Provence antiques
This archeological museum, located inside a modern building, houses a major collection of Roman artifacts. If you wish to discover more about history, this is the place to go.
Fondation Vincent Van Gogh
Another museum to visit is the Foundation Vincent Van Gogh. This non-profit art foundation is a place that shelters Van Gogh’s works. Their goal is to promote and expand artistic activities to the fullest.
With multiple activities that are all the more varied, there surely won’t be any time for you to be bored in this beautiful historical region.
by Sarah M