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St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime)

Off place de la Republique, Arles, France
+33 4 90 49 36 74
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A Visit to A Lost Past

A beautiful ancient cloister that allows you to travel back in time and feel what it was like to... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
bracha t
Out of this world

Feels like entering a lost world. Probably the best arcades surrounding a courtyard that I have... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Peter D
Antwerp, Belgium
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Off place de la Republique, Arles, France
+33 4 90 49 36 74
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

A beautiful ancient cloister that allows you to travel back in time and feel what it was like to walk around these peaceful and inspiring grounds.

Thank bracha t
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Feels like entering a lost world. Probably the best arcades surrounding a courtyard that I have ever seen. The view from the roof is an additional bonus.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 6 June 2017

When we were there we had the place to ourselves so we wandered around the cloisters which are stunning and a chance to escape the South of France Sun!

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Absolutely brilliant! Accessed through a courtyard adjacent to the Eglise St-Tropime, the cloisters are amazing. Beautifully carved pillars surround a central garden area. An even better view is gained by climbing up to the roof and looking down on the cloister. In a room part...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Saw this on museum pass and loved it. Great story and many small, hidden features, different from the themes of some other ancient things.

Thank Av8trx90277
Reviewed 19 May 2017

These are a fine set of cloisters from the Middle Ages with some side buildings to visit too. Worth a visit.

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I loved the Roman and gothic architecture in this space. Old buildings with richly decorated spaces. The shine is long gone, but the stone gives glimpses of what was once here. Tapestries in the halls can be appreciated by more mature visitors. It reminded me...More

Thank PeterF_Syd
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

If you want to go inside obtain at least the 'Liberty' city pass which allows you 4 entrances plus 2 museums from the TI in town. We spent a little more-15€ and got a pass good for everything (except Foundation Van Gogh which is not...More

Thank Anita S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A quiet site.These cloisters are in the course of restoration, (carving is spectacular), and are interesting to visit with access to the cloisters, chapter house and dormitory. A few more explanatory boards would have been helpful.

Thank Madalyn H
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The short film about the site that runs more or less continuously is interesting and well worth seeing. As others have said, this is a jewel that you must see if you are in Arles.

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