Orange attractions

Top Choice Historic Site in Orange

Théâtre Antique

Orange's monumental, Unesco-protected Roman theatre is unquestionably one of France's most impressive Roman sights. It's one of only three intact Roman theatres left in the world (the others are in Syria and Turkey)…
Top Choice Gardens in Orange

Colline St-Eutrope

For bird's-eye views of the theatre – and phenomenal vistas of Mont Ventoux and the Dentelles de Montmirail – follow montée Philbert de Chalons or montée Lambert up Colline St-Eutrope (St Eutrope Hill; elevation 97m…
Castle in Orange

Forteresse de Mornas

Perched on some precipitous cliffs, the 11th- to 14th-century Forteresse de Mornas, 12km north of Orange, makes a dramatic backdrop for the pretty village below. Built by the medieval Counts of Toulouse, it commands…
Museum in Orange

Musée d’Art et d'Histoire

This small museum contains various finds relating to the theatre's history, including plaques and friezes that once formed part of the scenery, a range of amphora, busts, columns and vases, and a room displaying thr…
Historic Site in Orange

Arc de Triomphe

Orange’s 1st-century-AD monumental arch, the Arc de Triomphe – 19m high and wide, and 8m thick – stands on the Via Agrippa. Restored in 2009, its brilliant reliefs commemorate Roman victories in 49 BC with carvings …
Historic Site in Orange

Théâtre Antique Entrance

Enter the Théâtre Antique through the portals on the western edge.
Church in Orange

Église St-Florent

This Franciscan church was established in the 14th century and was the burial place of the princes of Baux. It was heavily damaged in the Wars of Religion.
Church in Orange

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Nazareth

Orange's oldest church was consecrated in the 12th century.