Strange Christmas visits

Istres - Office de Tourisme - Christmas in Provence, Provençal Christmas - Dates and program to be confirmed

The Tourist Office of Istres in collaboration with the association of the inhabitants of the old Istres offer a surprise from the ancient Center visit.On this occasion, you can rediscover the Provençal traditions of Christmas as the 13 desserts, cacho fio... and can be cross Santa or one of his elves at the corner of an alley of old centre...

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Information provided by OT Istres

  • Organiser

    Office de Tourisme d'Istres

    30 allée Jean Jaurès
    13800 Istres

  • Lieux

    Office de Tourisme
    13800 Istres

  • Transport means

    On foot

  • Duration

    1 to 2hrs

  • Guide

    Guide

  • Phone

    • 04 42 81 76 00
  • Fax

    04 42 55 38 96

  • Website

Nearby

  1. Villa

    Holiday rental

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  2. The House of Antoinette

    B&B

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  3. Sylce

    Holiday rental

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  4. Centre for Contemporary Art

    Cultural place

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Where to stay

l'Aglantale
Holiday rental

l'Aglantale

Istres

Gite adjoining the gîte 13G141 and an all-year rental, very pretty, in an an ancient farmhouse in the country, on the edge of the Étang de l'Olivier. Groundfloor : living-room (sofa bed for 1 pers.)/kitchen, microwave, TV. First floor : 1 bedroom (1 double bed). 1 bedroom (2 single beds).…

Hotel Ibis
Hotel

Hotel Ibis

Istres

Near the Camargue and the Alpilles, the ibis Istres Trigance hotel is ideally located for business and tourism. The hotel, opened in 2011, has 54 rooms, offers free and secure parking free Wi-Fi access, a swimming pool, two meeting rooms and an Italian restaurant Pasta Pizza with outdoor terrace…

Le Cigalon
Holiday rental

Le Cigalon

Istres

Furnished 50 m² up to 4/5 people. Part of mas on a farm, in the middle of the plane trees and pine trees, 3 Km from the city centre. Apartment ground floor includes a living room with two bunk beds, click Clack, a room a bed 2 pers, separate equipped kitchen (fridge with freezer, microwave,…

La Bartavelle
Holiday rental

La Bartavelle

Istres

Pretty restored ancient house, independent, Provencal style, on the hillside, on an open yard of 6000 sq.m. planted with olive trees. Rambling trails on site View on the pond. groundlevel house : kitchen (microwave, dishwahser). Large living-room (TV). 1 bedroom with a double bed. 2 bedrooms with…

The Valley of the cicadas
Campsite

The Valley of the cicadas

Istres

Located between the Mediterranean Sea and the étang de Berre, Camping the Valley of cicadas is the ideal place to spend a holiday in the heart of Provence. Camping extends over 6 acres of oak woodlands and shady pinewoods, offering more than 100 locations in great comfort and 40 mobile homes for…

La Berruguette
Holiday rental

La Berruguette

Istres

Gite adjoining the gîte 13G142 and an all-year rental, very pretty, in an ancient farmhouse in the country, on the edge of the Étang de l'Olivier. Groundfloor : living-room (sofa bed for 1 person)/kitchen, mictrowave, washing-machine, TV. First floor : 1 bedroom (1 double bed). 1 bedroom (2…

First class
Hotel

First class

Istres

Located in an industrial area, near the city centre, the first class hotel offers 60 rooms. All rooms are equipped with shower, wifi and tv big screen. Terrace

Ariane
Hotel

Ariane

Istres

Located at Istres, in the new residential Parc de Trigance, Ariane hotel * knew how to combine comfort and refined elegance.The rooms spacious and soundproofed, heated pool and its concorde lounge make the hotel Ariane the privileged place to stay for business travellers, athletes, artists and…

M. Philippe Picard
B&B

M. Philippe Picard

Istres

C'est posé dans les près que vous trouverez le Mas du Bras d'Or, bastide centenaire rénovée par Philippe avec des matériaux anciens et décorée par Geneviève. A 5 min du coeur d'Istres, à 10 min de la mer, c'est entre la Côte Bleu, la Camargue et le Lubéron que vous pourrez découvrir…

Things to do

Centre for Contemporary Art
Cultural place

Centre for Contemporary Art

Istres

ACC is located in the most beautiful Mansion from the ancient Center renovated in the 18th century during the reign of Louis XV, its construction is earlier than the 17th century.Its programming is organized according to an annual rate of three exhibitions with major objectives support to the…

Kerameïa - Poterie Raku
Craftsman

Kerameïa - Poterie Raku

Istres

Nathalie ELLENA utilise le raku qui est une technique japonaise d'origine coréenne, utilisée à partir du XVIème siècle pour la fabrication de pièces destinées à la cérémonie du thé. Une technique japonaise pour des créations provençales : cigales, hiboux, libellules, bijoux...

Inalandon
Craftsman

Inalandon

Istres

Virginie Letaillandier, artiste peintre et céramiste vous accueille dans sa boutique situé en plein coeur de ville à Istres pour des créations artisanales.

Art Zoo Istres
Cultural place

Art Zoo Istres

Istres

An extraordinary world where art made you an unusual adventure. Take the paths of the Park and get to know these twelve animals out of the ordinary: Safa giraffe, Ibérico Taurus or even though Michka the bear!The desks already bring you lots of information but you can delve deeper in experience…

Entrée Libre
Fashion / shopping

Entrée Libre

Istres

Son originalité ? Elle regroupe 10 créatrices istréennes venues d'horizons différents qui se sont associées, pour ouvrir "leur boutique", qui a été inaugurée mardi 3 novembre, boulevard Paul Painlevé. Ce nouveau lieu est une vitrine des innovations qui met en avant leurs créations et…

Dinosau'Istres
Family recreation

Dinosau'Istres

Istres

DINOSAUR'ISTRES, a walk among the great figures dinosaurs the town of Istres, on the Hill of the Castellan, already known and recognized as a remarkable archaeological site (see page...) and emblematic of biodiversity Provencal. With 20 species represented at full-scale along a route following…

Etang de l'Olivier
Lake/Pond

Etang de l'Olivier

Istres

Etang de 220 hectares, à proximité immédiate du centre ville avec le Jet d'eau le plus haut de France, jaillissant à plus de 50 m. Son écosystème préservé est formé de roselières et de falaises de saffre qui abritent de nombreux oiseaux et poissons. Plan d'eau douce très poissonneux,…

Nautic Club Miramas
Nautical leisure

Nautic Club Miramas

Saint Chamas

Le Nautic Club accueille des groupes pendant l'été (juillet et août) pour des stages de découverte, d'initiative et d'approfondissement, de un à 5jours. L'enseignement se fait sous forme de 1 à 2 séances par jour (le matin et/ou l'après midi. Le support peut être le dériveur Pico, la…

Domaine de Sulauze
Wines

Domaine de Sulauze

Miramas

Entre Miramas et Istres, un domaine qui raconte l'histoire de la Provence et de la plaine de la Crau. Rencontre avec un jeune couple de vignerons, soucieux de retour aux sources.

Where to eat

Sébastien Table
Food guide restaurant

Sébastien Table

Istres

A page turns and Sébastien Richard leaves his piano he has held since 1998 Antoine Letan-Martin already head chef from may 2014 at the Table of Sebastian.Both worked for the Bib Gourmand Award awarded by the Michelin Guide.Antoine will continue to surprise you with gourmet cuisine based on local…

Le Serac
Cuisine de Provence

Le Serac

Istres

Jardin intérieur ombragé, Glacier artisanal, Crêperie. Exposition permanente de différents peintres et photographe

Inspirations

The Olive

The Olive

Terroir

Olive oil, olive soap and olives with herbs… A fruit you can't do without!

The Marseille Thriller Novel – Crime School (PART2)

The Marseille Thriller Novel – Crime School (PART2)

Drawing its inspiration from the city's sulphurous reputation since the early 20th century, this literary movement is a spinoff from the 'Roman Noir' crime novel

Lights, Camera, Action! Provence and the Movies

Lights, Camera, Action! Provence and the Movies

The history of cinema in Provence dates back many years. And similarly to the region's artistic hall of fame, it was inspired by light...

As you may know, the very first moving picture was screened by the Lumière brothers ('Lumière' meaning 'light') on September 21st, 1895 in La Ciotat.

La Provence

La Provence

Provence is more than a simple destination, it's a whole way of life!