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  • Fountain Amédée Pichot - Heritage

    Built heritage - Fountain
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    Date: 1887 Era: 19th century Type: Commemorative architecture Status: Public domain Commissioned by: Pierre-Amédée Pichot Contractor: Joseph Flandrin The enamel medallion of Paul Balze The building has a fountain built against the wall and was inspired by the one on the Place Saint Michel in Paris. The focus of its architecture is to highlight the central medallion, made of enamel on ceramic tiles, and sometimes incorrectly called a mosaic.

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  • Eglise Saint Vincent - Heritage

    Religious buildings - Church
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    The old village had three churches: Saint-André in the La Fontaine Valley, the first parish church, abandoned in 1481 and since disappeared; Notre Dame du Château or Sainte-Catherine Chapel (12th-16th centuries), the castle chapel in the citadel enclosure, and Saint-Vincent Church, the former priory which depended on Saint-Paul de Mausole in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. To the right of the portal, hidden behind a pillar, the Provençal poet Frédéric Mistral is said to have engraved his name in the stone, together with the name of his home village of Maillane.

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  • Hotel Grille - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - Stately home
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    Date: 1691 Era: Classical period Type: Private domestic architecture Status: Private property, partially listed as a regional Historic Monument (1946) Commissioned by: François de Grille d'Estoublon The Hôtel de Grille, on the boundary of the districts of La Cavalerie and La Cité, is one of the most beautiful in town. It was built by a particularly enterprising family of Genoan origin which made its fortune through trade. A number of family members often occupied the highest functions in the local and regional authorities.

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  • Croix de Saint-Jean - Heritage

    Built heritage - Stations of the cross - cross
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    Until 1851, this 17th century cross was located in front of the church. It was transferred to the Route de Graveson on 20 May 1852, then moved back a few metres due to the widening of the road. Architectural description: High square cippus topped with a truncated pyramid. The wrought iron cross is finely crafted and Christ is crowned with a halo.

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  • La maison des chevaliers à Barbentane

    Maison des Chevaliers - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - Stately home
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    This old 12th century seigniorial house was extended in the 16th century. It is listed as a national Historic Monument, like Notre Dame de Grace Church. Private property. The façade has been completely restored and the inside transformed into private apartments.

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  • Chapel Saint-Gervais - Heritage

    Built heritage - Chapel
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    Access is by way of Saint Gervais.The chapel Saint-Gervais was built in the 15th century for the burial of the Elzéar de Mouriès family who founded the Hospital of Orgon in 1428. The building was stone.The Priory of Saint Gervais was served by a priest to which an annuity of 599 pounds was allocated to fulfill his office. The building is stone, one of the two foothills of the west facade remains.Very damaged, she is the subject of a rehabilitation project.It is impossible to visit the Interior.

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  • Hôtel Particulier d'Aiminy - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - Stately home
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    The 15th century main building, which was renovated circa 1640, belonged to the d'Aiminy family. Many town consuls came from this family. The first printing workshops for 'indiennes' fabrics were created in 1818 and were located in the former Capuchin convent; in 1820 they were transferred to a church by Mr Jourdan and Mr Quinche.

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  • Petit lavoir et fontaine du planet - Heritage

    Built heritage - Wash house
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    In 1810, Doctor Denis-Honoré Quenin paid for the construction of a fountain and small wash house on his land. The water collected by the Grand Moulin Mill in Manville was brought to the heart of 'Old Maussane' by ceramic piping.

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  • Village de Noves - Heritage

    Historical site, archaeology - Mountain village - picturesque village
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    This small village on the Durance Plain was fortified in the 14th century and is bursting with character. In this village, the home of Laura de Noves whom Petrarque sang about in his 'Canzionere', visitors can admire the Romanesque Saint Baudile church, the 12th and 14th century ramparts, Notre Dame de Pitié Chapel, Notre Dame des Fonts de Vacquières Chapel and the Oratory of St.Eloi.

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  • Chapelle Saint Victor - Heritage

    Built heritage - Chapel
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    At the 'Pas de Bouquet' (Saint Victor district), on the edge of Boulbon, there was an old Gallo-Roman 'villa', where remains of pottery, mosaics, urns, hearth cavities and statuettes have been found. Saint Victor is on the old road which led from Tarascon to Avignon, along the west of the hill. The construction of this Romanesque chapel dates back to the end of the 9th century. The first official Act to mention it came from the Saint Agricol d'Avignon Chapter in 1155.

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Circuit touristique

Les sites touristiques

Ornithological park of Pont de Gau in Camargue

Outdoor activities
Les Saintes Maries de la Mer
Musée de la Camargue

Museum of the Camargue

Art and culture
Arles
Les jardins de l'alchimiste à Eyaglières

Jardin de l'alchimiste

Outdoor activities
Eygalières
Les Carrières de Lumières aux Baux de Provence

Cathédrale d'Images

Art and culture
Baux de Provence
Exposition Fondation Vincent Van Gogh Arles

Fondation Vincent Van Gogh Arles

Art and culture
Arles
Château des Baux-de-Provence

Château des Baux-de-Provence

Heritage
Baux de Provence