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  • Centre d'Archéologie Antique - Hôtel de Sade - Art and culture

    Museums - Museum
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    The Museum, located in a Renaissance hotel on the square opposite the Museum of the Alpilles Favier, contains archaeological furniture found at Glanum, an important statuary and a lapidary abundant, consisting of architectural elements, funerary steles and altars votive of time celto-ligure, Hellenistic and Roman. Its showcase perfectly complements the discovery of the Gallo-Roman site. Entries are free the first Sunday of each month from October to April

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  • La Petite Provence du Paradou - Art and culture

    Museums - Museum
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    One of the largest exhibitions of santons (almost 400) presented in a 500 m2 miniature Provençal village. The best santon-makers in France have devoted almost 8,000 hours of work to making the 32 old buildings (50,000 clay tiles, all made individually by hand) in this mini Provençal village, where the santons, 1/6 of their usual size, take part in amusing or emotional scenes from everyday life.

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  • Bibliothèque Municipale - Art and culture

    Library, Media library - Media library
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    Novels, documentaries, CDs, videos, books in foreign languages, music, albums, children's literature.

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  • Midi workshop - Art and culture

    Artist's studio and art gallery - Art gallery
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    Since 2006, Laurence and Patrick Ruet offer a beautiful selection of small exhibitions in the stamp of their favorable House converted into a gallery several weeks per year. In the heart of the historic centre, this Home Gallery exposes photographic works in his kitchen and in the vaults of the cellars. Each exhibition is carefully telling and tailored to the uniqueness of the places. The artists change frequently, resulting in friendly encounters with diverse audiences.

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  • Cinéma Gérard Philipe - Art and culture

    Theatre, cinema, Concerts - Cinema
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    Cinema Gérard Philip welcomes you with 240 seats. It has a scene of 12 m x 8 m and underwent a renovation during the 3rd quarter of 2010. With an area of 350 m² room Gérard Philipe welcomes every year a fortnight of shows where music, dance, theatre succession.Equipped with an infrastructure in the film cabin, it also offers, three times per week, a film programming intended for all audiences. In addition to this programming, it multiplies the shares in school time: College in Cinema, the Cinema school.The projections are digital or 3D.

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  • Musée départemental Arles antique - Art and culture

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    Museum of Archaeology, from Prehistory (2,500 BC) until the end of Antiquity (6th century), including the prestigious items found in the Rhône (bust of Julius Caesar, statue of Neptune, etc.) From 6 April to 1 September 2013, the museum will house the 'Rodin, the Light of Antiquity' exhibition as part of Marseille-Provence 2013, European Capital of Culture.

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  • Artisanat des tranchées 1914-1918 - Art and culture

    Museums - Miscellaneous museums
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    More than 1,000 items from the 1914-1918 war have been brought together in the home of Mme Maryse Dupont. Mme Dupont has a passionate interest in the First World War and has recreated an entire era with her impressive collection of items, each one more amazing than the last, including lighters made from cartridges and coins.

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  • Exposition Fondation Vincent Van Gogh Arles

    Fondation Vincent Van Gogh Arles - Art and culture

    Museums - Museum
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    Inaugurated in April 2014, the Fondation Vincent Van Gogh Arles pays homage to the work of Van Gogh while at the same time exploring his impact upon art today. Within the context of temporary exhibitions, original paintings and drawings by the Dutch master appear alongside works of contemporary art, fuelling rich and fruitful dialogues.

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  • Ecomusée de la Crau - Art and culture

    Museums - Museum
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    The Crau Ecomuseum was created in 1987 by the Conservatory of Provence Ecosystem Studies (CEEP), now the Conservatory of Natural Areas (CEN PACA), with the support of the City and the Foundation for Natural Heritage in Europe (STIFTUNG). It now plays an important role in the St Martinoise cultural life and in the development of tourism in the town. Located in an old barn in the heart of the city, it invites you to discover all the wonders of Crau, with:

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  • L'Eden Cinéma - Art and culture

    Theatre, cinema, Concerts - Cinema
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    Authentic, air-conditioned cinema in the old village. Times and programmes available on the website www.fontvieille-provence.com

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  • Calvaire, Oratoires, Croix et Statues - Heritage

    Built heritage - Oratory
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    A Calvary has been carefully restored on the Place de l'Eglise, between La Crau and the Alpilles.

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  • Eglise Saint Denis - Heritage

    Religious buildings - Church
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    Behind its 19th century façade, Saint Denis parish church conceals a great Romanesque nave and a beautiful Gothic chancel. In the side-naves, woodwork and paintings by Mignard adorn the different altars of the rural brotherhoods. The eyes are drawn to the bell tower, which was originally a 'watch tower'. Until the Revolution, the church, the only important 'public space', was a place where the public could come together. Its architecture follows the town's demographic growth. This place

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  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Frigolet - Heritage

    Religious buildings - Abbey
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    Saint Michel de Frigolet Abbey (12th-14th century), in the heart of the unspoilt landscape of La Montagnette, takes its name from the many thyme bushes ('ferigoulo' in Provençal) that dot the hills. In 1133, a community of St Augustine canons settled in Frigolet; the current heart of the monastery dates from this period - the cloister (early 12th century), Saint Michel Church (12th century) and the small Notre Dame du Bon Remède Chapel (11th century).

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  • Anciennes rues - Heritage

    Built heritage - Square - courtyard
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    Under the Ancien Regime, the Rue des Halles housed the town's covered market; today it is the last covered street in the Department. Its oldest arches date from the 14th century. On one side were fishmongers and on the other side, butchers. Nearby, the Place du Marché, formerly the Place aux Herbes, was once the location of fruit- and vegetable-sellers, but it was also the main site of the Tarasque games, as the race took place around the well in the middle of the square.

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  • Saint Paul de Mausole à Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

    Saint-Paul de Mausole Cloister - Heritage

    Religious buildings - Cloisters
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    Its name comes from the Mausoleum of Les Antiques. This former monastery near Les Antiques, which has been transformed into a health spa, still has its church and a Romanesque cloister which opens onto four barrel vaulted galleries. A large alley leads to this peaceful site, which is famous for having housed Van Gogh (1889-1890). The monastery also welcomed another famous guest, Doctor Schweitzer (1914 to 1918).

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  • Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs - Heritage

    Built heritage - Chapel
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    In the mid-17th century, a lay brotherhood of penitents had this chapel built on the Place de l'Eglise, shaded by cypress trees, on the edge of the cliff overlooking the Valley of La Fontaine. Its underground cellars contained the bodies of members of the Brotherhood. It was unearthed from the ruins in 1937 by the 'Maintenance des Confréries of Langue d'Oc'. It was then dedicated to Saint Estelle, who looks after the memory of the old Penitents of Les Baux and is patron saint of the Félibrige Association.

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  • Oratoires de Fontvieille - Heritage

    Built heritage - Oratory
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    Oratory of St Theresa: Oratory built in the 17th century. The building, constructed of medium-sized stones, consists of three storeys separated by moulded cornices. The central part is cut through with four rectangular bays supporting the lantern-shaped niche, whose four sides have semi-circular arches. The roof consists of a stone dome.

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  • Porte d'Eyguières - Heritage

    Built heritage - Gate
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    Four successive gates protected the only access to the village prior to 1632. To reach the Valley of la Fontaine, visitors can follow the gravel path of La Calade and pass through the Porte d'Eyguières or Porte de l'Eau (because it was through this gate that the water for the villagers arrived), which was the only entrance to the village until 1866. Rebuilt by the Constable of Montmorency, in the 18th century the gate was raised by the Prince of Monaco, who had received the Barony of Les Baux in 1643.

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  • Eglise Saint Vincent - Heritage

    Religious buildings - Fortified church
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    The Church of Saint Vincent is an achievement its Abbots of Saint-Victor. She was in the 11th century, a simple Chapel of Romanesque style which was subsequently fortified.It contains a Gothic ciborium, floral art from the 15th century, of rare beauty.

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  • Cour de Manville - Heritage

    Historical site, archaeology - Square - courtyard
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    The town's most beautiful Renaissance mansion was built at the start of the second half of the 16th century by the rich Protestant family of Claude de Manville. The irregular façade which follows the course of the main road features large mullioned windows. The inner courtyard, flanked by a portico, repeats the same pattern as the Renaissance windows.

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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