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Portraits of town


Arles, a book of images

Here on the banks of the Rhône river, basking in the sunlight that bewitched many artists, lie centuries of history… Often referred to as "little Rome", Arles harbours a beautiful succession of ancient monuments, to be visited at a slow pace.

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Saintes Maries de la Mer

Saintes Maries de la Mer, the gypsy soul

Famed for its vast beaches, long jetty where you can enjoy endless walks in the salty wind, charming marina and lanes lined with little, white houses, Sainte-Maries has everything you need for a relaxing short break. But these are not its only charms. Every year on May 24th and 25th, thousands of gypsy pilgrims gather in Saintes-Maries to pay tribute to the Holy Maries during a long and fervent procession, topped with head-spinning dancing, singing and music!

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