A city in Provence, France where the special light of the city rhymes with the quality of life.
Whether your chosen accommodations are from the regions villa rentals, condo rentals or apartment rentals - from your balcony you can smell the air and the overflowing sweetness of white grapes and strawberries; taste the beauty and scent of Arles, Provence.
Arles France is a favorite tourist destination in the Provence region of France; made famous in recent times by painters Van Gogh and Gaugin,but has been an important center since Roman times, as evidenced by the wonderful Arena in the center of Arles, still used for bullfights. The area around Arles is famous for its natural beauty, especially in the Camargue.
Accommodations, vacation rentals, villa rentals, apartment rentals and condo rentals are locally decorated in the typical Provençal style, welcoming you in elegant style and offering a charming and peaceful atmosphere.
The painter van Gogh resided here in 1888-89 for 15 months. His stay in Arles was the most productive period of his life with more than 300 paintings and drawings during this time, forming one of the most brilliant chapters in the history of art. The famous "Bridge of Arles" no longer exists and ironically there are none of Van Gogh’s paintings currently on display in Arles.
Arles in Provence is a city of art and history. All of the Roman and Romanesque monuments have been classed by UNESCO as world heritage sites. This Provence city is the gateway to the Camargue, the delta of the Rhône, among the most beautiful sites in Europe. Its fauna and flora, protected by the Regional Park of Camargue, are exceptional treasures. In addition, the language, the costumes and the traditional festivals make Arles the culture capital of Provence. Many cultural events mark each season and become the annual meeting point of photography, of music, of literature, of theater and of bullfighting.
You will find lodging located in the very heart of the old town centre of Arles, near the arenas and the ancient theatre, accommodations and vacation rentals offering a marvelous basis for your stay in this old Provence town. You will find villa rentals, apartment rentals and condo rentals to meet even the most discriminating of requirements.
The beauty of Arles inspired Van Gogh to paint The Starry Night (1889). Some famous architectural wonders that you will want to see include the ancient roman amphitheater, Church of St. Trophime, and the museum of ancient history.
Provence, lavender fields, sunbaked earth under a piercing blue sky, vivid colors, pure air and clear night skies, memories to be made by booking with Owner Direct Vacation Rentals for absolutely perfect accommodations in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Magical villas, stately old estates converted to apartment rentals and condo rentals, all quality properties for the perfect vacation.