Guided tour of Arles and the Roman Empire

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Private guide and entrance fees included to all the monuments of Arles



Guided tour of Arles and the Roman Empire


Discover the little Rome of the Gauls and explore its UNESCO World Heritage monuments with your private guide-lecturer.


Come and discover the history of the Roman Empire in Arles

  • Discover all the Roman monuments of Arles, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Follow your guide through the Roman Amphitheater. Construit en l’an 90 pour accueillir les combats de gladiateurs, it could accommodate up to 25,000 spectators.
  • Continue your journey at the Roman Theater. Edifié en l’an -30, it could accommodate up to 10,000 spectators.
  • Discover the Alyscamps : city ​​of the virtuous dead in Greek mythology. The listed historical monument was painted by Van Gogh and Gaugin.
  • Immerse yourself in the bowels of the city under the cryptoporticos. These galleries constitute the foundations of the Roman Forum.
  • As you travel, your guide-lecturer will tell you the story of a certain Julius Caesar who decided to transform Arles into "little Rome of the Gauls" and to punish Marseille.


  • Max group size: 30 people
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Departure of the visit: Les Alyscamps: see the plan
  • Difficulty level: intermediate
  • Entries included in: les Alyscamps, cryptoporticus, the ancient theater, the arenas.
  • This visit is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
  • The visit is on foot.

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1 review for Guided tour of Arles and the Roman Empire

  1. Richard

    Excellente visite d’Arles avec Sylvie qui sait allier histoire et divertissement avec un subtile équilibre. Aussi nous ne nous attendions pas à une telle découverte avec les Alyscamps et les cryptoportiques ! A faire sans hésiter !

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