France, Les Baux.
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Long associated with Van Gogh, who produced hundreds of paintings there, the UNESCO World Heritage City of Arles on the Rhône River in Provence also has some of the finest Roman ruins in France. The well-preserved amphitheater is still utilized for bullfights today, and the partially restored Roman theater is also once again in use. Not far away, Les Baux looks like an unbelievable movie-set vision of a fortified hill town.