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  • Musée des outils agraires - Art and culture

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    In the heart of this old centre located in a house made of exposed stonework, the Museum of Agricultural Tools recounts the development of agriculture in our region thanks to irrigation. Visitors can discover a varied collection of restored old tools used for growing cereals, vines and vegetables, some of them from the 19th century. These tools, made of iron and wood, were extensions of the hands of the women and men who got the best out of the earth.

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  • Musée Yves Brayer - Art and culture

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    The Museum Yves Brayer occupies one of the most beautiful residences in the centre of the village, the hotel of piglet. It hosts a major retrospective of the work of this painter, very attached to the Mediterranean countries, which include the most representative of the figuration of the 20th century. In his youth, Yves Brayer is attracted by the Spain and the Italy which he expresses with power-specific characters, both oils by gouaches and of monotypes. In 1945, begin his regular stays in Provence, first at Saint - Rémy, and then to leases.

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  • Musée villageois

    Village Museum - Art and culture

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    The Village Museum exhibits a number of historic documents, Provençal costumes, utensils necessary for life in the previous century, fossils and the ex voto that were previously in the church. This museum evokes local secular traditions and presents illustrated works relating to famous local secular characters, in particular Edmond Rostand, whose Orgon roots date back to the 16th century. The Village Museum is open every day from 15th May to 15th October and on Sundays all year from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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  • Musée Fréderic Mistral à Maillane

    Museum Frédéric Mistral - Art and culture

    Museums - Museum
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    The poet Frédéric Mistral (1830-1914) lived in Maillane, where he composed all his work; in 1904 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was also the founder of the Félibrige association. The house where he lived from 1876 until his death on 25 March 1914 has retained the authentic look of Mistral's time, thanks to restoration work carried out from 1992 to 1995 by the Historic Monuments service. The house became a museum in 1944, following the death of Mme Mistral in 1943.

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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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  • Bibliothèque municipale - Art and culture

    Library, Media library
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    Officially founded in 1885, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence municipal library was not given specific premises and employees until a century later, at the end of the 1980s. In 1990, it was installed in the former Maison Blain - the home of a dynasty of seed-merchants, an extremely important trade in the commune's economic history - and to mark the occasion it was given the name of the Provençal writer Joseph Roumanille (1818-1891). With approximately 40,000 documents, Joseph-Roumanille municipal library has two complementary functions. Promoting public reading

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  • La citerne - Art and culture

    Theatre, cinema, Concerts - Cultural centre and other cultural sites
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    La Citerne is a new performance area dedicated to cultural arts. It opened at the end of 2008 and was partly built in a former water tank used to collect water from the impluvium located near the Château.

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  • Médiathèque d'Arles - Art and culture

    Library, Media library
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    Free entrance, free individual registration on presentation of proof of identity, proof of residence and a photo ID

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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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  • Musée des Santons des Baux - Art and culture

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    The Santon Museum contains a large number of items, including exceptional Neapolitan figurines, scenes illustrating Provençal and Les Baux traditions linked to the Nativity and a documentary on the making of santons. The Museum houses a range of collections, including 17th and 18th century Neapolitan figurines, 19th century church santons whose painted papier-maché faces and sulphur glass eyes are the work of the Carmelite Nuns of Avignon and works by the famous santon-makers Carbonnel, Fouque, Jouve, Peyron Campagna, Toussaint, Thérèse Neveu, Louise Berger and Simone Jouglas.

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  • The Leela hotel - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - Stately home
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    Date: 17th century Era: Classical period Type: Domestic architecture Status: Private property listed as a regional Historic Monument in 1925. The Hôtel de la Lauzière testifies to the social climbing of large Arles families in the Classical Age and the architectural mark they left on the town. The building's façade, originally built in the central district of town in the early 17th century and restored in the 18th century, fortunately still has one of the most beautiful portals in Arles.

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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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  • Château d'Avignon - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - Chateau
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    The Château, in the heart of Camargue, takes its name from one of the estate's owners: François Joseph d'Avignon d'Arlatan, who constructed the first building there in the 18th century. But its finest moment came at a time when the rich Marseille businessman Louis Noilly Prat bought it and turned it into a hunting lodge. However, the interest of this building lies mainly in the rather crazy dream that he achieved here.

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  • Church of St. Blaise - Heritage

    Religious buildings - Church
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    The Monks' Chapel of Saint Césaire Abbey, founded in the 6th century by the Bishop of the same name, Saint Blaise Church is of interest to historians and archaeologists alike. It was mainly built in three stages, starting in the 12th century, but earlier remains have been found. It was deconsecrated during the Revolution and had a range of different utilitarian uses, before being excavated in 1972 and 1982.

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  • Cour des Pcrcelet - Heritage

    Historical site, archaeology - Square - courtyard
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    The Cour de Porcelet is attached to the Renaissance private mansion known as the Hôtel de Porcelet. This former courtyard of Les Baux school, where the writer Marie Mauron once taught, was restored in December 1998. Concerts and exhibitions are hosted in this scenic venue.

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  • The ancient Obelisk - Heritage

    Religious buildings - Obelisk
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    Date: 4th century Era: Antiquity Type: Votive public architecture Status: Public estate listed as a national Historic Monument in 1840 and a UNESCO Heritage Site in 1981 The obelisk seen from the town hall roof The large stone needle, a kind of pivot on the Place de la République, actually comes from the Roman circus and dates from late Antiquity. The obelisk was discovered in the 14th century, but it was not until the 17th century that it became a symbol of the sun once again.

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  • Croix du Mas de la Croix - Heritage

    Built heritage - Stations of the cross - cross
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    The cross at the intersection of the Route des Paluds and the Chemin de l'Eau is of unknown origin. It gave its name to the Mas on the edge of which it is located. It is a very beautiful and sombre stone monument, whose motifs have been eroded, and was listed as a national Historic Monument in 1922. Architectural description

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  • Hôtels particuliers de Tarascon - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - Stately home
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    The prosperity of the town of Tarascon led to a number of noble families settling there from the 15th century. Aristocrats, bourgeois, traders and clergymen who wanted to make their mark on the urban landscape built splendid private residences here. Thanks to their wonderful exterior decoration, the façades of these mansions testify to many different individual solutions, replaced by the magnificent expression of Provençal Mannerism in the early 17th century, a low-key period for architecture in Provence.

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  • Maison du Roy - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - House
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    Before the Revolution, the town of Les Baux was the centre of both Royal and seigneurial jurisdiction, whose seat was for a long time located in this building, built in 1499. It is where justice was served in the name of the sovereign. This building is now home to the Les Baux-de-Provence Tourist Office. The rampart against which the buildings were built was cut through in the 19th century to allow the opening of the current entrance to the town.

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  • Chapelle Saint Marcellin - Heritage

    Built heritage - Chapel
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    The bottle procession takes place in Saint Marcellin Chapel on 1 June every year. On this day, all male residents of Boulbon go to the Chapel carrying a bottle of wine. After the Provençal service, the bottles are blessed. Each participant can then have a sip of wine, while the village police officer distributes glasses to the clergy and the authorities. The wine blessed in the name of the Saint is believed to have beneficial effects against fevers and stomach aches.

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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