F.A.Q

How long does it take to visit the Roman Theatre?
It takes between 1 hour 30 minutes and 2 hours to visit the Roman Theatre.

Are there car parks near the Roman Theatre?
Yes, the "Pourtoules" car park is close by the Roman Theatre (2 minutes’ walk). There is also a car park on Cours Aristide Briand, a 5-minute walk away from the Roman Theatre. There is a parking fee for these two car parks during the day.

Where are there free car parks in Orange, not too far from the town centre?
You can park in the Sully car park, the Charlemagne car park and the Arc de Triomphe car park. It takes between 10 and 15 minutes to walk to the town centre if you park in one of these car parks.

I would like a map of Orange to prepare my stay. Where can I get one?
You can download a map of the town of Orange, including all the details about the historic monuments in the town, in the “Download our documents" section. If you would like a map of the town in paper format, you can ask for one at the Tourist Office, by e-mail or by calling 04 90 34 70 88.

Where can I have a picnic in Orange?
There are picnic tables and green spaces on the St Eutrope hill. This is an ideal spot for picnics with your family or friends.

How do I get to the St Eutrope hill? 
You can go to the hill by car or on foot (there are steps opposite the Pourtoules car park).
If you are going to the hill by car, free parking is available for visitors.
If you are going up the hill on foot, you just need - plenty of energy! 
Since the way is steep and there are quite a lot of steps, we do not recommend it for elderly people or parents with push chairs.

I’m coming to Orange by train. How long does it take to get to the town centre?
It takes 15 minutes to walk to the town centre from the Orange SNCF train station. There are also three bus lines  running to the town centre.
Go to the SNCF station bus stop just opposite the train station, take line 1, 2 or 3 and get off at the "Pourtoules” stop.

I don’t have access to a car. What should I do?
The town of Orange has 3 bus lines. You can see times for each line as well as bus stops and fares by clicking on the link below:
http://www.sudest-mobilites.fr/informations_reseaux.php?IDReseaux=6
To get around town after 8.30 p.m., we recommend a taxi (see the section “Calling a taxi")

I would like to visit the towns and villages near Orange but don’t have a car. What should I do?
Orange has an excellent public transport network. You can visit the areas around the town by bus or train (the train station is a 15-minute walk from the town centre).
On the Sudest-mobilités.fr website you can see all the lines that are currently operating to the towns you want to visit.

Is the Roman Theatre a long way from the town centre?
No, the Roman Theatre is right at the centre of the town.

I would like to go to the Musiques en Fête festival. What do I need to do?
To go to Musiques en Fête, you need to book a ticket for one of the Chorégies d’Orange performances. If you buy a ticket for an opera at the Chorégies you get one free ticket for Musiques en Fêtes. 
Please note! The number of places is limited. We recommend booking tickets for the Chorégies as soon as the tickets are on sale.
For more information, contact the Chorégies d'Orange directly on 04 90 34 24 24.

I would like to download the Chorégies programme. Where can I find it?
You can download the programme on our website or visit the Chorégies d'Orange website.

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