Since Avignon was only a short 20 minute train ride away, we went there twice during our stay in Arles. Avignon is bigger and more popular with tourists than Arles with many more restaurants and shops. We wandered around quite a bit and were impressed by this huge church:
Part of Avignon (the part we spent our time in) is surrounded by a wall, which is pretty neat:
Lake Como was bad! They left more leaves on those at least. This just looks like something out of a Dr. Seuss book.