Orange city

TopicSciences and discovery
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Orange, called the “City of the Princes”, is a french town located in the department of Vaucluse and the area Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. It was the capital of the principality of Orange. While being based on the average temperature at the year, Orange is the hottest town of France.


Visit Orange city

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Take your time for a visit to discover Orange.

Between the Rhone and Ventoux, in the crossroads of the wines of the Valley of the Rhone and Provence of the Popes, Orange posts the richness of its Roman and medieval past, the quality of its tables and the tradition of its reception.

The Ancient Theatre, in the middle of the city, and the Triumphal arch, in north, form a whole of an exceptional richness which justifies the efforts of restoration undertaken by the City. Between these two sites registered with the world heritage of UNESCO, the maze of the commercial streets paved with the old form a advance typically of Provence high colors.

Welcome in the South, a town of character, dynamics, with human size!


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Orange, roman city

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Gate of the entrance of Provence for the travellers coming from north by the valley of the Rhone, Orange is a crossroads of civilization and culture.

Since the Antiquity, the History left the visible traces in Orange with prestigious monuments but also the memory d' tragic events.

At the bottom of the hill Eutrope, Orange the of Provence welcomes the tourists come to admire famous the Roman Theatre and Triumphal arch.

Around the ancient Theatre the life of the centre town animated is rhythm by the large weekly market which is held Thursday morning. The city is also dedicated to the art, the ancient theatre of Orange revives each summer by accomodating Chorégies, a Festival of lyric art and dramatic which presents spectacles of international repute


Accommodation nearby

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Le Mas de So

  • Laudun-l'ardoise
  • 06 25 33 66 22
cube-hotel villeneuve-les-avignon

Cube Hôtel

  • Villeneuve-les-avignon
  • 04 90 25 52 29
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Hôtel d'Europe

  • Avignon
  • 04 90 14 76 76
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Ternelia Keravel

  • Erdeven
  • 04 50 66 65 17

The famous monuments of Orange

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Since 1981, several monuments of the Orange city are registered with the repertory of the world monuments of UNESCO under the title: " Ancient theatre and its accesses and “Triumphal arch” of Orange" according to the criteria (III) and (VI).  

  • Many Roman vestiges:
    The ancient theatre d' Orange (Ier century), built on the buttresses of the Saint-Eutrope hill, and his exceptional wall of scene.
    The triumphal arch d' Orange at the entry of the city, built in the 1st century.
  • The cathedral Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth
  • The church Florent Saint
  • The vault of Gabet: places of pilgrimage associated with 32 martyrdoms of Orange
  • The garden of the city on part of the Saint-Eutrope hill. On its site a citadel, dismantled in 1672 on order of Louis XIV was.
  • The castle of the princes of Orange
  • The course Aristide-Briand (end XVIII)

Accommodation nearby

le-mas-de-so laudun-l-ardoise

Le Mas de So

  • Laudun-l'ardoise
  • 06 25 33 66 22
cube-hotel villeneuve-les-avignon

Cube Hôtel

  • Villeneuve-les-avignon
  • 04 90 25 52 29
hotel-d-europe avignon

Hôtel d'Europe

  • Avignon
  • 04 90 14 76 76
ternelia-keravel erdeven

Ternelia Keravel

  • Erdeven
  • 04 50 66 65 17



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