Conference visit: the former Charité d'Arles

Built in the 17th century, La Charité, located in front of the door of the New Market, was intended to welcome “The poor people of Arles, whose years, infirmities and misfortunes have brought them…

ville d'Arles

Built in the seventeenth century, the Charité located in front of the door of the Neuf market was intended to welcome «The poor Arlesians that the weight of the years, the infirmities and misfortune remained in the enclosure of the city.» This establishment where workshops were located was intended to treat, educate but above all to avoid vagrancy to ensure public order. After the revolution, La Charité became a stud farm, followed by a work grant. Outdoor visit by Christine Berthon, Tour guide