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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Viking tour included a stop at the Amphitheatre and our guide was so knowledgeable about the history, both when it was built and in more modern times. She really made me want to come back and see a bull race or fight.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank diinslc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is incredible....because it is still in constant use after so many centuries. We were lucky enough to be here the day of the free annual Prestige Camargue horse show; in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the recognition of the breed of Camargue...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sights all through Arles...the light on the buildings at differ times of the day are incredible..really enjoyed the amphitheater

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our Road Scholar guide told us of the history of this Roman arena. He told of the choice the people made to either save the gladiator who lost the battle, or to slay him. We made a cry to slay him and it rang throughout...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 1 November 2018

It isn't just the Amphitheatre, there are other Roman bits. With the ticket for the Arena you can also visit the Theatre. Children are free too. The park below the theatre appears to have an entrance but we found it closed: you need to walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Really enjoyed wondering around here for a while. Partly restored and partly original it is in very good condition and still used today. The 'new' additional seating detracts a little but it's necessary if it to be used. Amazing that something this old can be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

One of the top attractions in Arles, this is a must see. There are interpretative panels in French and English which is good. I climbed the tower and walked around all levels. There weren't too many people there either.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Although not as large as the Rome Colesseum it’s every bit as historical. PLUS, it’s still used today for Bull Fights. But unlike the Bull Fights of yesterday, today that Matador simply must remove a scarf from the Bull’s horns. Just as dangerous for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

It's not too often that you get to see such an ancient Roman relic in such amazing condition. It's beautiful from the outside, but fully functional inside and still used for bullfights, etc. today. It doesn't take long to tour and it's certainly worth it,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Great arena,but very busy.The bus tours turned up and hundreds of people were following the paddles all around the arena...inside and outside...where there are more Roman remains. Get there early,as the narrow streets get clogged up with tourists and you can have trouble getting through....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ALAW18
4 May 2018|
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Response from MilkyLait | Reviewed this property |
The next bullfight in Arles is on the 2nd of July at 5.30pm. You can get more info and purchase your ticket (€14 - €36) by connecting to the arenes-arles website, option is on top of the TripAdvisor page. If the date doesn't... More
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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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9 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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