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Hotel Arlatan Garden Arles France
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What I love about Europe is the architecture. One moment, you are walking down a street, you turn into a doorway, and the next moment, you are in a charming courtyard, isolated from the street outside. Depending on the city you are in, it can be a pleasant bit of exploration or an absolute oasis of calm in the midst of the hustle and bustle outside.

The Hotel d'Arlatan in Arles, France boasts such a courtyard. It simply begs you to stop by and relax for awhile.

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