Les Alyscamps

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  • Address: Avenue des Alyscamps, 13200 Arles, France
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-490184120
  • Ticket Price: 4 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Cemetery

A short distance from Arles, lies the Alyscamps and its ancient cemetery. Quiet and lovely, the Alyscamps projects the intricacies of Roman architecture in its tombs. The Alyscamps remained the main burial ground for the people of Arles for about 1500 years and continued to be even after the city was Christianised in the 4th century. 

St. Trophimus, possibly the first bishop of Arles, was buried here. It is believed that the Christ himself attended the ceremony and left the imprint of his knee on a sarcophagus lid. Like many attractions of Arles, the Alyscamps too became a site for Vincent Van Gogh’s artwork where he worked along with Paul Gauguin. He produced a pair of paintings of the Alyscamps named as the Les Alyscamps.

The Alyscamps is unique its charm. The calm solitude of the place provides an excellent escape from the hustle and bustle of life. In 1981, it was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The place is fascinating and it is easy to see why it was a wonder in the medieval world. The large number of sarcophagi and a semi-ruined church in its premises makes your realise how rich the then era was. 

Entrance Ticket Details For Les Alyscamps

  • Free entry for children.

  • Jardin de Manon
  • Laurent Boyer
  • L Atelier Gourmand Sarl

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  • Les Alyscamps Address: Avenue des Alyscamps, 13200 Arles, France
  • Les Alyscamps Contact Number: +33-490184120
  • Les Alyscamps Timing: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Les Alyscamps Price: 4 EUR
  • Best time to visit Les Alyscamps(preferred time): 10:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Les Alyscamps: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 41.08% of people who visit Arles include Les Alyscamps in their plan

  • 72.09% of people start their Les Alyscamps visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Les Alyscamps

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

77.27% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Les Alyscamps

People normally club together Pont De Van Gogh and Eglise And Cloitre St-trophime while planning their visit to Les Alyscamps.

People also prefer to start their day with Les Alyscamps.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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