Place du Forum, Arles

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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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  • Place du Forum is located in a nice square in the center of Arles. It is famous because of Van Gogh’s painting of the Yellow Cafe. It’s a good place to sit and relax and take in the atmosphere.  more »
  • My husband and I were visiting Arles during a river cruise of the French Rivera. We were fortunate to have had an English-speaking local tour guide who provided us with the history of Arles and an...  more »

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