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Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

Rond-Point des Arenes | Arènes d Arles, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 90 49 36 86
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Rond-Point des Arenes | Arènes d Arles, 13200, Arles, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were lucky enough to be there for a bull game. It was a great time the wife even enjoyed it. Just to be inside as a true spectator was an impressive feeling. You can feel the history & explore the place not as a...More

Thank Linehand11
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amphitheatre in Arles is just amazing. Just like others magnificent buildings that Romans built. Arles as a city it's like history (Ancient Rome) jewel of France. It's not that big as others, but it's still worth of visit. We were there in July and as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That the Romans were building something like this while we were living in mud huts speaks volumes. It is so dramatic and great it is STILL used as a venue....

Thank Ewan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty incredible to see - especially as it is still in use. It is very close to most everything else in Arles, defiantly worth a visit.

Thank Katie V
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm amazed that such structures still remain standing after all these years. This is another must see in Arles

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This well preserved Roman arena is well worth a visit. We were even fortunate to see two gladiators performing a pretty good fight for a party of school children as a docent explained to them the history and how the fight was being conducted. No...More

Thank Time2travel2places
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the centre pieces of Arles. A Roman amphitheatre whose size impresses. It was pleasant to walk around with a good opportunity to see all the above ground, front and back of house. Sadly much of the top set of seats have...More

Thank Michaelmjohns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some days in the week they present a bullfight. Entrance costed 9 EUR and it's a good way to visit the Arena from the inside. During the bullfight, the bulls are not injured or killed, the matador needs only to take some rings from the...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the self guided tour of the arena and the history. True it is still being used so modern scaffolding was visible in some areas but the views were still impressive and the architecture was stunning inside and out. Our vote for the full...More

Thank Marlys M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The structure and the exterior are superb and very well maintained, highlighting the engineering prowess of the Romans. Unfortunately, as the arena housed the town within for centuries before being in regular use for the last 100+ years for contemporary events and bull fights the...More

Thank ChapInAKilt
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Ali S
11 August 2016|
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Response from Lee W | Reviewed this property |
You can park nearby. I went by train, but saw plenty of parking, most on street and free. There was definitely free parking on there road by the railway station which is about a 5-10 minute walk.
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bdjwc
8 September 2015|
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
Wifi? At a Roman amphitheatre? No. There is neither free nor paid WiFi at the amphitheatre.
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R K
30 July 2015|
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
In April 2016 the prices were €8 full and €6 reduced price, accompanied children under 18 free. A bargain. The opening hours are 9am to 6pm in April and October, 10am - 5pm from November to March, and 9am - 7pm from May to... More
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