Miel Antoine Léon - Producers, artisan, local

Producers - Honey and jam
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Traditional production of honey, nougat and gingerbread.

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Orgue de Sainte Marthe - Heritage

Religious buildings - Organ
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The organ sits against the wall which separates the narthex from the main nave. The instrumental part dates from 1484. It was enlarged in 1712 and given a magnificent polychrome chest created by Charles Boisellin. The structure is listed as a national Historic Monument.

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Hôtel Particulier de Laudun - Heritage

Chateaux, areas, battlements - Stately home
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This mansion could in fact be called Clémens, as it is to François de Clémens that it owes its rich 17th century architecture. The mansion is attractive, comprising a 15th century building renovated in the 17th century; it is one of the most beautiful mansions in the region of the château, combining the ideal Classicism of the Renaissance, a range of details, layout, structures and refined décor. It has four inner courtyards.

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Collegiale Sainte Marthe - Heritage

Religious buildings - Collegiate church
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Saint Martha Church is entirely devoted to the Saint who managed to overcome the mythical Tarasque. The upper church is one of the most beautiful Gothic sanctuaries in Provence. It houses paintings by Parrocel and Vien and important works from convents, such as the Triptych of Saint John, Saint Roch and Saint Laurent. The church is also home to a recumbent marble statue of the Saint dating from 1653 and 15th century organs. The crypt, 3 m below ground, precedes the Christian era. The organs are listed as national Historic Monuments.

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Miel Barbesier - Producers, artisan, local

Producers - Honey and jam
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Traditional production of Provence honey, apiaries in La Montagnette. For sale at the weekly Tuesday market in Tarascon and all year in La Tarasque boulangerie-pâtisserie on Rue des Halles.

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Pâtisserie Morin - Producers, artisan, local

Producers - Delicacy
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Speciality: 'Tarasque', 'Tartarinades' and 'Bésuquettes de Tartarin' (made with chocolate and praline). Exclusive registered trademark. Delicious almond biscuits perfumed with orange and chocolate and filled with crème fraiche are produced as effigies of the monster and mascot La Tarasque ( a kind of dragon that was supposed to frighten the town's population). Other town specialities include the 'Tartarinade', a cherry soaked in alcohol and covered in chocolate.

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Garden of the Ch��teau de Tarascon - Outdoor activities

Places to visit - Park - private garden
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Facing the castle service quarters, dominated by cypress planted early last century, the King René garden is a haven of greenery in the heart of this magnificent architectural ensemble. At the foot of a linden tree is the "Fountain of Wealth", a reference written by King René d'Anjou”, the "Loving Heart", in which the Heart knight, allegory and literary incarnation of the king, made a stop at the threshold of black fountain in which flows an evil water...

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Le Savoy - Restaurants and cafés

Bar, café, Disco
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Café and bar in the historic centre

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Hôtel Particulier de Sade-Cadillan - Heritage

Chateaux, areas, battlements - Stately home
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This private building dates from the 17th century. It still has several Renaissance features, with its mullioned windows, pilasters and modillions. The inner courtyard has been transformed into a public square. (Place Fraga) (closed to visitors)

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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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