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  • Hôtel Mistral de Mondragon - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - Stately home
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    The museum, located in the historic centre of the village, was installed in a former Renaissance private mansion, the Hôtel Mistral de Mondragon. It contains a remarkable inner courtyard, which contains the bust of Vincent Van Gogh sculpted by Ossip Zadkine. It was created in 1919 and was recently restored.

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  • Hôtel particulier Cler de Molières - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - Stately home
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    Joseph Clerc de Molières was Cannon of the Collegiate Church and did a lot of work to help the poor. He bought this private mansion in the 17th century and dedicated part of this house to be transformed into a charity hospital.

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  • Oratoire Saint Eloi - Heritage

    Built heritage - Oratory
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    Erected in 1869 (restored in 1982 and 1994), this Oratory dedicated to Saint Eloi is one of the most common votive buildings in our region. The 1994 restoration allowed the Noves Heritage Association to bring the tradition of the Saint Eloi chariot back to Noves. This 'carreto ramado' takes place every year on the first Sunday in June. Architectural description

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  • Eglise Notre Dame de Grâce - Heritage

    Religious buildings - Church
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    This semi-circular 12th century Romanesque church in the heart of the town was gradually extended during the 14th, 15th, 16th and 19th centuries. It has a porch in the form of a fireplace, which is listed as a national Historic Monument, as is its bell tower.

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  • Ste Luce commandery - Heritage

    Religious buildings - Commandry
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    The Commandery of Saint Luce consists of a series of buildings of very high architectural quality. They have the characteristics of a huge Provençal residence from the late Middle Ages. The history of the building has been seriously affected by religious events. It first housed Templars and then, after their dramatic suppression, it housed the Order of Malta. Building portal: The building portal, which has been fully restored, still has its flamboyant late 15th century décor. The building itself is built around a courtyard with a well.

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  • Vestiges de l'ancienne Abbaye Saint-Honorat - Heritage

    Religious buildings - Abbey
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    Saint Honorat Abbey in Tarascon was founded in accordance with the wishes of a layman, Rostaing de Gantelme; having survived the massacre of the Sicilian Vespers in 1282, he ended up in the Lérins Islands, opposite the city of Cannes, while fleeing the Italian coast. There was a Clunisian monastery on the islands at the time, founded by Honorat of Arles in the 5th century. Rostaing de Gantelme swore to found a Benedictine monastery to prove his gratitude to God. He was not to fulfil his promise, which was not executed until 1352, by his grandson Jean, Seneschal of Provence.

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  • Door of the cavalry - Heritage

    Built heritage - Gate
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    Date: 1588 Era: Renaissance Type: Fortified military architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles, listed as a national Historic Monument in 1928. The two round towers of the Porte de la Cavalerie stand at the northern entrance to the old town centre. Its name recalls the settlement of the Knights of the Temple in this district in the Middle Ages.

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  • Site archéologique de Glanum à Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

    Glanum - Heritage

    Historical site, archaeology - Ancient archaeological site
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    With its sacred spring and shrine, public buildings, thermal baths and sumptuous dwellings, the Glanum archeological site gives an insight into life in a once-prosperous ancient city under the reign of the emperor Augustus, at the gates of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Enjoy exceptional views of the site and the massif des Alpilles from the two vantage points.

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  • Hôtel de ville - Heritage

    Other heritage - Administrative building
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    This Neo-Classical style building was built in 1862 in accordance with the plans of a St Rémy architect called Mr. Girard. In the wedding hall, visitors can admire a vast canvas by the Provençal painter and writer Valère Bernard, portraying a Farandole dance performed by life-sized characters. It was created in 1896 as a commission from Mistral, who bought it for one thousand gold Francs and offered it to the commune.

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  • Oratoire Saint Roch - Heritage

    Built heritage - Oratory
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    Saint Roch is a very well-known saint in Pays d'Arles and is invoked during serious plague and cholera epidemics.. The residents parade to the Oratory every August for the Saint's feast day. The Brotherhood of White Penitents of Avignon paused in front of this Oratory during their pilgrimage to Saint Sixte Chapel in Eyguières.

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Producteurs, artisans, terroir (173)

  • MISTRAL ENTREPRISES, Ets COMBE - Producers, artisan, local

    Artisan - Miscellaneous
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    For three generations this family-run business, with more than sixty years' experience in Camargue reeds, has been producing and distributing mats originally used to protect crops from the cold. Today, times have changed and other uses have been found; our reed mats are now used for covering pergolas and other arbours or as screens and wind-breaks. This business is supplemented by the production of parasols and straw huts in different shapes. Camargue reed mats, reed parasols, reed huts, split cane fencing, whole bound cane, heather canes and thick heather bushes.

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  • Joaline Coquillages

    Joaline Coquillages - Producers, artisan, local

    Produce of the sea - Shellfish farming
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    Joaline Coquillages is a shellfish purification plant. The shellfish are stored in tanks for 48 hours to be purified and are then sold to the consumer.

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  • Manade Yonnet - Producers, artisan, local

    Producers - Herd of Spanish cattle
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    Hubert and Françoise Yonnet invite you to share their passion for the land of Camargue and to discover their work as 'manadiers' (herders). The Yonnet family has been breeding fighting bulls and Camargue horses on 2,000 ha of saline scrubland and marshland for five generations. At the 15th century Mas de la Bélugue, in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of Camargue, near Lake Vaccarès, you will always receive an authentic Camargue welcome.

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  • Cabane de Gardian de Monsieur Liozon

    Cabane de Gardian de Monsieur Liozon - Producers, artisan, local

    Artisan - Wood
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    Craft studio created in 1976. Traditional production of cabinets, Provençal art and sculptures of Camargue birds. Possibility of visiting a herdsman's cabin, the first dwelling place of the marshland people.

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  • Les Amphores - Producers, artisan, local

    Artisan - Leather
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    Saddlery, leather, herdsmen's clothing and regional souvenir gifts

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  • The business of Art - Producers, artisan, local

    Artisan - Textile
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    Le Métier d'Art is a hand-loom weaving studio. In a warm, colourful atmosphere, discover a range of original creations based around weaving, including boleros, Spencer jackets, coats, hats and a collection of contemporary clothes and accessories inspired by the colours of the South. Woven in natural materials such as wool, mohair, silk, cotton and linen, often enhanced with pieces of silk, trimmings and jewel buttons, each customised item is one-of-a-kind. Le Métier d'Art takes part in a number of craft trade fairs and wool markets throughout the year.

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  • Château d'Estoublon - Producers, artisan, local

    Producers - Wines
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    Located on the southern slopes of the Alpilles, at the entrance to Fontvieille, this wine- and oil-producing estate extends over 200 hectares, including 10 hectares of Baux-de-Provence AOC and Coteaux d'Aix AOC vines and 48 hectares planted with Vallée des Baux-de-Provence AOC olive groves. The Reboul-Schneider family offers tastings of its red, rosés and white wines in the château's magnificent wine cellar. You will find a gourmet delicatessen, a shop selling decorations and ready-to-wear clothes, a park and garden and a children's playground.

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  • Meyranne manade - Producers, artisan, local

    Producers - Herd of Camargue horses
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    Located in a sheltered setting amidst lush greenery, the Manade de Meyranne near Arles invites you to discover its passion and respect for the traditions so dear to Camargue in its bull- and horse-breeding operation. Here, we share the same philosophy, one of advocating conviviality and authenticity in the great outdoors. Branding ceremonies, 'welcome' (guided visit to the heart of the manade in a farm wagon, bull sorting), herdsmen's games in the 'bouvaou', traditional meal and gypsy evening outdoors in the 'laupio'.

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  • Ferme du Mas des Tours - Producers, artisan, local

    Producers - Dairy products - cheese
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    Discover the joy of real milk, on sale at the farm. The last dairy in the town and the only producer in the region, the family has been breeding dairy cows for six generations. Today, half-way between Saint Gabriel Chapel and the hamlet of Lansac, Jean-Michel Robert has taken over from his ancestors, who have been in Tarascon since 1836. He breeds 35 Montbéliarde dairy cows in the heart of Provence, in a region which knew only goats' milk.

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  • Manade Colombet - Producers, artisan, local

    Producers
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    Opposite the Alpilles, the herdsmen of the 'Des Orgonens' herd, who work with the Camarge bulls and horses everyday, organise wonderful festivities related to their work: procession of herdsmen and Arlésiennes, traditional Camargue games, procession of 'roussataïre' mares and foals, abrivado (bull procession), encierro (release of the bulls) and bull-fighting activities with calves. Ferrade branding ceremonies can be organised on site.

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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