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  • Théâtre - Heritage

    Other heritage - Historical theatre - historical opera house
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    This Baroque-style theatre is a former church which belonged to the Friars Preachers. In 1333, having abandoned Jarnègues Island, they settled in the St Nicolas district of Tarascon, where they were given St Jean Batiste Chapel. They replaced it with a very beautiful church, dedicated to the same Saint. In 1825, the chapel was transformed into a theatre, which was officially inaugurated in 1828. It was destroyed by a fire in 1884. The reconstruction of the theatre began in 1887. The façade was completely recreated and a huge, deep stage was built.

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  • Les croix - Heritage

    Built heritage - Stations of the cross - cross
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    There are six crosses in the local countryside. They are the Croix de Piquette, the Croix de l’Oratoire, the Croix de la Mâtarde, the Croix du Mas de Cartier, the Croix Rouge and the Croix de la Crau. They were erected during the second half of the 19th century and some of them have recently been restored.

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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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  • Oratoire de la Vierge Marie - Heritage

    Built heritage - Oratory
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    The Oratory of the Virgin, also called Oratory of the Saint or Notre Dame, commemorates the Marian Jubilee of 1851. It is dedicated to Our Lady of Hope and is a monumental building constructed in the 19th century. Its architecture resembles that of a small temple. It has a dressed stone plinth and square pillars with capitals which protrude at the corners; this is surmounted by a cornice supporting a high niche with a semi-circular opening, framed by beautiful columns with bases and capitals under a flat cornice roof.

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  • Cabanettes - Heritage

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    A modern architecture hotel, built using stones from the Pont du Gard Bridge which make three joining circle arches. Single-storey for easy acces. At the front there is a swimming pool in the shape of a boat.

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  • Mas de la Samatane - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - "Mas" traditional house
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    The Samatane building was the first magnificent Mas to be built in the commune and was a former coaching inn known as the Auberge de Chatillon. This name is demonstrated by the term Coussoul de Chatillon, which designates the location.

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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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  • Oratoire Saint-Eloi - Heritage

    Built heritage - Oratory
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    This Oratory was built in 2000 by the Brotherhood of Saint Eloi.

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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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  • Palace of the Podestà - Heritage

    Chateaux, areas, battlements - Palace
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    Date: 13th century Era: Middle Ages Type: Public communal architecture Status: Property of the Town of Arles, listed as a national Historic Monument From the Plan de la Cour, four buildings, not one, testify to several centuries of communal power. The Palais des Podestats, to the right, is the oldest of the buildings. It is Romanesque in style and dates from the 13th century. From west to east are the 15th century town hall, the 17th century hôtel de ville and the 16th century belfry

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  • Château de Roussan - Heritage

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    <br/>At a stone's throw from the capital of the Alpilles, after a shaded alley of plane trees, is revealed the elegant facade of the Chateau de Roussan, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Thanks to Irène and Philippe Roussel, his angels, it converses who decorates the facade trim the sundial and gives the tempo of their ancient country-house in these terms " I count only the serene hours ". The Knight de Nostre

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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