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Rue Pierre-Renaudel, Arles, France
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All reviews old church peaceful walk tree lined road ancient roman van gogh couple of hours necropolis cemetery homes trees burial remains site cooing stone fluttering ruin
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fascinating history. Convergence of Roman culture and Christianity. Like the Champs Elysées in Paris (Elysian Fields) les Alyscamps was the road leading into and out of Arles, an old Roman city gifted several important sites including an arena and theatre, by Caesar for its loyalty....More

Thank flaneur-a-pied
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This is a lovely place away from the (slightly) busier town centre - indeed, it is hard to believe that somewhere like this could be only ten minutes walk away. It is a walkway lined with trees, with a mausoleum at the end, which is...More

Thank Natalie J
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Just a short walk from town this is the site of old cemeteries. Now a tree lined walk to a lovely old church, with some remaining burial paraphernalia. Very quiet and peaceful.

Reviewed 29 August 2018

The avenue of tress makes the entrance extremely inviting on a hot day. It is interesting to read that this a small portion left of what was a huge Necropolis. Also interesting that in past centuries the stone sarcophagi were taken to be used as...More

Thank Rowie47
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The Elyscamps is about 10 to 15 minutes walk south from the amphitheatre and I guess is one of those sites you either like because of its history or dislike because there is not much to see except empty tombs and an empty church. Personally...More

Thank RobertJE
Reviewed 8 August 2018

If you are on a quest to track down Vincent Van Gogh's spots where he created his famous paintings, this is one of them.

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

A quiet destination after the busyness of the city. Ancient graves and an old church. Atmospheric. Van Gogh painted there.

Thank Rosie636
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit, especially as part of the Arles Liberté pass or multi pass. There isn’t much info so if you want more than a tranquil stroll you might want to do some homework in advance. Up to date opening hours shown on photo.

Thank sasskib
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Beautifully maintained, the Alyscamps is a delight to visit. Little has changed since Van Gogh's day. Serene and majestic and just that bit out of the centre of Arles to give one a bit of breathing space. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank nonamama
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We toured the Alyscamps necropolis. There's a good overview when you enter the site. Other information would useful in the church and other places to help put things in context.

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Alison D
20 November 2017|
Response from DJ139 | Reviewed this property |
You can purchase a Pass Liberte or Advantage Pass, both of with include Les Alyscamps, online at the Arles Toursime website. You can also purchase either of these passes in person at the tourist information center in Arles... More
19 June 2015|
Response from Gemma B |
Rue Marius, close to the Place de la Libération. It's free
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