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Tarascon - Christmas in Provence, Provençal Christmas - In November, December, January - Dates and program to be confirmed - Free

A l 'occasion des fêtes de Noël, plus de 500 santons sortis des boites d'un collectionneur tarasconnais enchantent petits et grands dans la reconstitution d'une grande fresque provençale.
Autour de la Nativité, des scènes de vie typiques et représentatives de la Provence : la transhumance, la partie de pétanque, le camp de gitans autour de la roulotte, la Camargue avec cabane de gardian et manade, les vieux métiers, la fenaison, la danse des cordelles.

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No admission charge

This event is being held as part of: Noël au coeur des Traditions Provençales

  • Free
  • Accessible for disabled
  • Public car park

Information provided byOT Tarascon

  • Contact

    Place De la Concorde
    13150 Tarascon

  • Organiser

    Mairie de Tarascon
  • Phone

    • 04 90 91 03 52
  • Website

Nearby

  1. Hôtel de Léautau de Mas Blanc

    B&B

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  2. L'Antre de la Tarasque

    Site

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  3. La place

    B&B

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  4. Les Prêcheurs

    Holiday rental

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Where to stay

Le Petit Saint Hervan
B&B

Le Petit Saint Hervan

Tarascon

Bercé par le chant des cigales et des oiseaux, le Petit St Hervan est situé en campagne à la sortie de la ville. Avec ses deux chambres et salles de bain individuelles, vous y trouverez calme et repos autour d'une piscine dans un écrin de verdure.

Hôtel De Provence
Hotel

Hôtel De Provence

Tarascon

Au cœur des Alpilles, cette belle demeure de charme du XVIIIème siècle est située au centre-ville de Tarascon en Provence. WIFI gratuit - Climatisé - TV 81cm - Accueil en anglais et allemand - garage à vélo .Proche du Château, gare et tribunal.

Les lavandes
B&B

Les lavandes

Tarascon

Dans un cadre agréable, 2 chambres avec salle de bain et WC communs pour les deux chambres. Accès au jardin entièrement clos, piscine sécurisée.Mise à disposition d'un réfrigérateur et d'un barbecue.

La Tour
Holiday rental

La Tour

Tarascon

Gite situated in the oldest part of a rustic, Provencal farmhouse surrounded by orchards. Just 15 km from Avignon and Arles and 20 km from Saint Rémy de Provence. Very centrally located for visiting tourist sites. Ground floor : little kitchen. Microwave. Washing-machine. Dishwasher. Large…

Le Cigalon
Holiday rental

Le Cigalon

Tarascon

Au coeur d'un grand parc arboré, dans un mas appartement de plain pied bien équipé tout confort avec jardinet clos proche des Alpilles, Camargue, tous sites provençaux réputés, calme.

RUE DU CHATEAU - Martine LARAISON
B&B

RUE DU CHATEAU - Martine LARAISON

Tarascon

A brightly coloured house where you can share a passion for worldwide travel: India, Thailand, Bali, Mexico, Morocco. Here in Tarascon, alongside the Rhone, between Avignon, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Arles and Nimes, in this sun-drenched region not far from the sea, the Alpilles and the Luberon,…

Les Prêcheurs
Holiday rental

Les Prêcheurs

Tarascon

At the foot of la Montagnette, South of Avignon, farmhouse in stones, in the countryside but close to all amenities. Accomodation fo character, with a refined decoration and equipment of high quality. Private swimming pool (16 m x 4 m), from Easter to 1st of november, protected by alarm. Pond…

Camping Tartarin
Campsite

Camping Tartarin

Tarascon

At an equal distance from Arles-Avignon-Nîmes, 45 minutes from the Mediterranean sea and its sunny beaches, the Tartarin camping site lies at the heart of Provence, along the river Rhône, at the foot of the Roi René castle. Cyril and his family welcome you to a shaded setting full of flowers.…

La place
B&B

La place

Tarascon

Les chambres sont douillettes

Things to do

Rue du Château
Site

Rue du Château

Tarascon

Located close to the mediaeval fortress of King René, the Rue des Halles, near the Jewish quarter and the Hôtel de Ville, contains some superb 16th and 17th century buildings. Take the time to stroll along this magnificent mediaeval street which is still just as charming as ever!

Château de Tarascon
Monument

Château de Tarascon

Tarascon

The imposing fortress of Tarascon stands like a sentinel overlooking the waters of the Rhône. During the Middle Ages, the château was located on the border of the County of Provence, opposite Beaucaire and French territory, and gave the impression of defence. Louis II, Duke of Anjou and Count…

Place Alexandrine Bremond
Site

Place Alexandrine Bremond

Tarascon

In memory of its poetess, the town of Tarascon erected a statue in her honour and named one of its squares after her. Elisabeth 'Alexandrine' Brémond (29 October 1858, Tarascon - 22 June 1898), better known by the name of Brémonde de Tarascon, was a Félibran poetess. The recurrent themes of…

Chapelle Saint Marcellin
Monument

Chapelle Saint Marcellin

Boulbon

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…

L'Antre de la Tarasque
Site

L'Antre de la Tarasque

Tarascon

The cave of the Tarasque can be found at 15 bis, Rue des Halles, under the arches of this Middle Age road. The Tarasque we see here is a 20th century mobile Tarasque; it is the one still brought out today for the racing games during the Tarasque festivals on the last weekend in June. When King…

La Ciergerie de l'Abbaye des Prémontrés
Craftsman

La Ciergerie de l'Abbaye des Prémontrés

Tarascon

In their Tarascon workshop, the Candle-Makers of the Abbey of the Prémontrés continue to use the skills of the White Fathers of the Prémontrés of Saint Michel de Frigolet Abbey. You can discover two production techniques dating back to the 15th century and passed down by the master…

Musée d'Art et d'Histoire
Museum

Musée d'Art et d'Histoire

Tarascon

Le musée d'art et d'histoire accueille une exposition thématique autour du patrimoine festif de Tarascon qui fait la part belle à la Course de la Tarasque, reconnue au titre du patrimoine oral et immatériel de l'Humanité par l'UNESCO en 2005. Images du patrimoine et archives inédites vous…

Olives Arnaud
Olives - Huiles d'olives

Olives Arnaud

Tarascon

Production of traditional tapenades and olives

Fromagerie du Mas Reynaud
Produits laitiers - Fromage

Fromagerie du Mas Reynaud

Tarascon

Vente directe au mas de fromages de chèvre.

Where to eat

Les Echevins
Cuisine de Provence

Les Echevins

Tarascon

Master restaurateur Christian Chay takes pride in perpetuating a family tradition dating back to 1945. His lovingly-prepared cuisine is also a tribute to regional culinary customs, although the sun-packed flavours have evolved with the times. The dishes here provide an explosion of Provencal…

Inspirations

Art de Vivre

The Calanques

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Tradition

Christmas in Provence and 'Santon' Figurines

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Tradition

The Pastis

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More inspirations

Serving tourism

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The best of the destination

So that everyone’s hopes and tastes are catered for, Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme promotes must-see destinations which take visitors off the beaten track, using its deep understanding of the area and its neutral role as a non-profit organisation.