Corsica

  • Where is Corsica
  • How to get to Corsica
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  • Camping Corsica
  • Calanques de Piana
  • Bonifacio map
  • Corsica towns - Sartene
  • Ajaccio map
  • Ajaccio to Prunelli trip
  • Hiking to Mount d'Oro
  • Day trip to Bavella mountains
  • Corte Citadelle
  • Restonica - trail to Lake Capitellu and Melo
  • Corsica beaches

  • Argentella beach
  • Algajola beach
  • L'Arinella beach - Bastia
  • Arone beach Piana village
  • Porto and beaches of Scandola
  • Bodri and Giuncheddu beaches
  • Calvi beaches
  • Cupabia beach and surrounding
  • Campomoro beach
  • Pointe de la Parata with beaches
  • Girolata golf
  • Beaches of Palombaggia Corsica
  • Rondinara beach and camp site
  • Roccapina beach Corsica
  • Propriano beaches - Corsica
  • Saleccia and beaches of St Florent Gulf
  • Ile Rousse beach
  • Nonza black beach
  • In Provence

  • Arles - historic town
  • Where is Arles
  • Beaucaire - former beauty
  • Pont du Gard aqueduct
  • Martigues a day trip
  • Holidays in Camargue

  • Camargue park - Provence
  • Saint Maries de la Mer
  • Saint Gilles - Camargue
  • Arles amphitheatre - France

     

     

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    Arles amphitheatre - France

    Arles amphitheatre - France Arles amphitheatre - France

    The Romans built the arena in Arles 'Les Arènes' originally for bloody gladiatorial games. Like all cities in the Roman period, the city of Arles is built so that the reminds to a miniature version of the Rome. The narrow streets are scattered with remnants and ruins of the former empire.
    Even today amphitheater ia a place for battles between man and animal. During the bullfighting season, they are all occupied seats. Obviously, the impact of games and tradition is so strong that the games are popular in the arena also today. The region of Provence with famous historic towns is a beautiful target for yourtrave. Arles provide beautiful sights worth taking photos of. Les Arènes is a painting by Vincent van Gogh executed in Arles, in November or December 1888, during the period of time when Paul Gauguin was living with him in The Yellow House.A matter of weeks after painting this canvas, at Christmas 1888, Van Gogh cut off part of his own ear. One of the many theories about this notorious incident is that the bullfights (or "bull games" as they are called in Arles) made a deep impression on Van Gogh

     





     


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