The little Rome of the Gauls
Discover all the Roman monuments of Arles classified as UNESCO World Heritage. Follow your guide inside the Roman Amphitheater. Built around the year 90 to host gladiators fights, it could accommodate up to 25,000 spectators. Continue your journey into the Roman Theater. Built in the year 12 BC, it could accommodate up to 10,000 spectators. The visit continues with the Thermal Baths, the Cryptoportiques and the Alyscamps. Throughout your journey your guide-lecturer will reveal the story of a certain Julius Caesar who decided to transform Arles into “the little Rome of the Gauls” and to punish Marseille, which then chose to support Pompey.