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Skilful contenders!

My Wife and I had an interesting experience at the arena, feeling the amazing enthusiasm of French... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
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Unique event & inside visit of the Arles amphitheater

La Course Camarguaise is held in the arènes of Arles on Wed & Fri evenings at 5:30pm in the summer... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2014
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

My Wife and I had an interesting experience at the arena, feeling the amazing enthusiasm of French culture seeing these young contenders playing for their lives! However, we can sense that the bull was always purposely provoked to charge at the players, and at times...More

1  Thank Curious197905
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I was there at the night of the Championnat in Beaucaire, so the arena was packed, first the horses and their riders than the bulls came into the arena and later the ladies in traditional costume and among them the Queen of Arles, so pretty...More

1  Thank limburg353
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We bought our tickets for this event, it was captivating from the beginning, lovely horses and their foals, the bulls, the Guardians who care for them, the young horse riders and women wearing their national costumes. An excellent show from start to finish.

2  Thank quilter48
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I love Arles and have stayed there a number of times, but I had always missed the Courses Camarguaise. I won't repeat the description others have written about what happens and about where to sit, because the others are accurate. Do take a bottle of...More

4  Thank elizbuth
Reviewed 25 July 2015

My wife and I attended with our two kids (age 8 and 10). We had purchased general admission tickets online well before the event. We arrived before 5:30 and waited briefly in line before the gates opened. The best general admission seats are to the...More

2  Thank dms666
Reviewed 30 August 2014

La Course Camarguaise is held in the arènes of Arles on Wed & Fri evenings at 5:30pm in the summer months and the entry (cash only) is 10E for adults and 5E for children. You can buy tickets an hour or so in advance and...More

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Response from Helen987 |
Hi there - yes it does. It's on every Weds and Friday in the summer. It was well worth a visit - really well organised and great family entertainment. It starts at 17h30 and lasts approx 2 hours. We got in about 15-20 mins... More