Place du Forum, Arles

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Vincent van Gogh set up his easel frequently in Place du Forum, near the northeastern corner's famous Cafe Terrace. Historians say he looked south toward the artificially lit terrace of the popular coffee house--and beyond it to the darkness of the Rue du Palais and the tower of a former church (now Musée Lapidaire). Place du Forum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • We went a couple of times during our stay in Arles because there are several restaurants and the square provides a great background for a romantic dinner.  more »
  • Place du Forum is a lovely public space. There are many outdoor tables with seating for the numerous cafes and restaurants in the area. The Forum has quite a long history going back to the Roman...  more »

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