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Things to do in Orange – Visit the Museum of Art and History

Orange is a small town with very few sites and attractions, the most notable of these being the Roman Theatre. However, directly across the street from the Theatre is the Museum of Orange, officially the Museum of Art and History, … Continue reading

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Things to do in Orange – Visit the Cathedral of Our Lady of Nazareth

One of the significant historical sites in Orange is the Cathedral of Our Lady of Nazareth.  If the church is open, step inside for a quick look around. It’s an easy stop, especially if you’re on your way to see … Continue reading

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The quickest, cheapest, and easiest way to get from Avignon (Centre) to Orange

The quickest, cheapest, and easiest way to get from Avignon (Centre) to Orange is by regional train. Here are our step-by-step directions for getting from the Avignon train station to Orange: Step 1: Make your way to the Avignon train station. See … Continue reading

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Things to see in Orange – The Triumphal Arch (l’Arc de Triomphe d’Orange)

  Just north of the city center, you’ll find the Triumphal Arch of Orange, one of the two remaining Roman monuments in Orange. This is a site worth visiting if you’re here over night and have a little extra time available. … Continue reading

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Things to do in Orange – visit the Roman Theatre (Theatre Antique d’Orange)

  The main tourist attraction in Orange is the ancient Roman Theatre. This remarkable amphitheatre, built during the reign of Emperor Augustus in the 1st century AD, is considered to be one of the ‘best preserved Roman theatres in Europe.’ It’s … Continue reading

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Things to do in Marseille – Visit the Cathedral Major

Marseille’s Cathedral, officially the Cathedral of Saint Mary Major, is easily identified by its twin towers and green and white striped stone exterior. One of the largest cathedrals in France, this multi-domed, Neo-Byzantine-style church is an interesting stop on your … Continue reading

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Things to do in Marseille – Visit the Marseille Museum of History

  To learn more about the history of Marseille, from its beginnings as a Prehistoric settlement to its development as a major port city and multi-cultural modern city, consider visiting the impressive Marseille Museum of History. Access to the museum is … Continue reading