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Place du Forum, Arles

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Landmark 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). By using our Arles vacation builder, you can arrange your visit to Place du Forum and other attractions in Arles.
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  • The only reason to go on the Place du Forum is for drinking a beer on tap (which mysteriously not found outside of this square) or to eat something in one of the many restaurants here.
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  • This square has lots of restaurants. The food was good in one (the place with the yellow awning) but questionable in another. If you wanted to save a bit you could just have a drink and eat elsewhere ...  more »
  • Have a drink or a meal under the trees of this typical square is one of the highlights of the city.
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