Practical Information: Arles

This is everything you need to enjoy your trip to Arles: useful contacts, climate charts and more. Coming soon: travel tips, plus the best hotels and restaurants. Click here for our guide to the nearest airport at Nîmes and here for our full guide to what to see in Arles logoClick here to book a hotel in Arles

And, before you go, here is an armchair tour of Arles' main attractions. Click on each image to find out more.

Photo credits: images © SJ for Marvellous Provence except aerial view of the amphitheatre (Arles Tourist Office), LUMA Arles (LUMA Arles), Arles women in traditional dress ( and mini Roman legionnaires (Romain Boutillier / Ville d'Arles).

telephone bullArles' cultural scene has spawned a small but growing number of specialist cinemas, galleries and bookshops. Here's a list, plus the nearest embassies, consulates, doctors, lawyers and emergency phone numbers.

weather vane arles bullFor many visitors the best time to visit Arles is between June and September, when the big, bull-themed fiestas, folk costume celebrations, open-air music events and international photography festival all take place.

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