Where to stay around Arles?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,642 holiday lettings near Arles. From 1,338 apartments to 1,196 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Arles is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Arles?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Arles:

  • Centre Ville: 125 holiday homes
  • Le Couchant: 294 holiday homes
  • Route d'Arles: 111 holiday homes
  • La Petite Motte: 309 holiday homes
  • Les Hauts de Villeneuve: 81 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Arles?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Arles. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Camargue: 1,967 holiday lettings
  • Arles Amphitheatre: 2,683 holiday lettings
  • Arles (ZAF-Arles Train Station): 2,728 holiday lettings
  • Musee de l'Arles et de la Provence Antique: 2,666 holiday lettings
  • Musee de la Camargue: 2,395 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Arles listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Arles?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,338 apartments in Arles. Our other popular types of Arles holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,196 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 468 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 189 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including mobile homes and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Arles?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,931 holiday homes with pool available in Arles. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Arles, France your home away from home

    Arles, France is a wonderful place to be on holiday. The town is of such historical importance, and filled with so many amazing attractions that the entire town has been declared a world Heritage Site by UNESCO. Dating back to the 7th century, Arles is situated on a branch of the River Rhone, around 35km from the Cote d’Azur and the stunning beaches which have made Provence a world famous holiday destination. Arles is actually the largest city in France, and there is so much to see and explore in the city that you would have to take a villa in Arles for a very long time to see everything.

    Things to do on holiday in Arles, France

    The medieval feel in Arles in undeniable, although many of the most famous historical sites date back to the Roman Empire. The narrow, twisting streets of the centre of town are awash with delightful cafes and mouth watering smells emanating from Arles’ restaurants, but most impressively, many of the Roman monuments, like the coliseum and theatre are actually located inside the town, blending in perfectly with buildings built many centuries later. The Roman Arena is so well preserved that it is still the host to bull running and bull fighting festivals to this day! Arles was one of the Roman Empire’s richest cities in Gaul, and as a result, the Roman monuments here are lavish and elegant, having stood proudly for many years. The 4th century Roman baths of Constantin and the Alyscamps burial grounds are also well worth investigating from any self catering Arles villa, apartment or holiday home.

    Outside of the main centre, Arles tourism is a relaxed and laid back affair, as the town is filled with tree lines avenues, large parks and plenty of benches from which to rest your feet and admire the view. Arles villas are a great base for walking holidays too. The river valley and the marshy delta known as the Camargue offer extensive walking, often leading up into the foothills of the Alpilles Mountains. There are also three excellent self guided tours around the town, navigated by using the coloured plaques which adorn the town. You can choose from the medieval tour, van Gogh tour or the Antique Arles tour. Arles also benefits from having 9 riding schools offering tours into the countryside and a range of mountain biking centres, information on which is readily available from the Arles tourism offices.

    Art and culture have always been important to the inhabitants of Arles, with Van Gogh and Picasso being listed among the town’s most famous long term visitors. Each summer, photographers flock to self catering Arles villas, attracted by the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie.

    Places to visit on holiday in Arles, France

    Avignon is just 35km from the centre of Arles. The ancient town is most famous for its historical monuments, having also been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Palais des Papes is the most famous monument within the town’s limits, but there are numerous treasures to discover. The Avignon Festival in the summer is a fantastic celebration of local culture, with music, dancing and food providing a huge amount of entertainment. If you can, the trip from an Arles villa to Avignon is certainly worth making.

    Weather in Arles, France

    Although temperatures in the summer months are very warm, the best times to visit a villa in Arles, France are in May and June, and again from September until October, as the sting has been taken out of the heat, and the tourist crowds have dispersed. Even during the winter months, conditions remain mild, and you would be unlucky to experience temperatures of under 10°C during your stay in accommodation in Arles.

    Travel to Arles, France

    Amazingly, the tiny Nimes-Arles-Camargue Airport (FNI) receives direct flights from the UK on a regular basis. RyanAir are the only airline operating regular flights from the airport, which is a real bonus for those travelling from the UK, as there are scheduled flights from the East Midlands (EMA), Liverpool (LPL) and Luton (LTN) airports. Alternatively, Marseille Airport (MRS), which receives frequent flights from across the UK, is only an hour by car from an Arles villa, France.

    Activities and attractions in and around Arles

    Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Arles a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mas des Tourelles (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
    • Domaine de Manville (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
    • Servanes Golf (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
    • Nimes-Campagne Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
    • Piratland (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
    • Vacquerolles Golf Club (20.2 mi / 32.6 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Arles

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Arles is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Camargue (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
    • Fountain Gardens (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
    • Alpilles (14 mi / 22.6 km)
    • Centre de Decouverte du Scamandre (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
    • Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
    • Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach (18.6 mi / 30 km)