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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreLocals Travel Tips

Arles: Art, Photos, Shopping and More Reasons to Visit

Considered the gateway city to the Camargue, Arles has it all – history, shopping, gourmet food and enough grit to capture your interest. Here are some of the top reasons to visit Arles: Artsy Arles Frank Gehry designed Luma Arles, opened in June 2021, a project commissioned by local philanthropist …

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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Why Arles is a Must-See City in Provence

Roman Arles On a busy summer day, visitors crowd the streets, restaurants and cafés of Arles wanting to see this “A-list” city and its Roman traces. During the Roman Era, Arles was an important trading center with an important river port. Barges with cargo from all over the Empire travelled …

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Annie Liebovitz Parc des Ateliers
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Annie Liebovitz in Arles at Parc des Ateliers

Aixcentric is a bit in ‘catch-up mode’ having spent the summer in cooler climes. But on my return, I was very keen to see the work of Annie Liebovitz in Arles (on until September 24th). Firstly to see the exhibition of the early work of this important American photographerbut also …

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Rencontre d'Arles 2016 #Photography @rencontresarles
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News of 2016 Arles Photo Expo

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The sprawling ‘Les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles’, this year in its 47th edition, will for the first time overflow to Marseille, Avignon and Nimes. The venues will be respectively the Villa Mediterranée, the Collection Lambert and the Carré d’Art. In all, there will be …

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Arles 2015: Les Rencontres de la Photographie

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Since 1969, Arles has established itself as a European focus for the art of photography. The vast Recontres d’Arles festival sprawls across town with 60 different exhibitions in museums, chapels, halls, showing the work of masters of the art – and new practitioners. It’s very …

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