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Les Baux de Provence - Guided tour - Du 1er juin au 30 septembre, tous les vendredis matin à 10h

The architecture of the Baux-de-Provence reflects a rich history, made a succession of human occupations, lives and varied uses. Each townhouse as every building in the village has its own history and contains one thousand secrets that a simple look can detect. This tour invites you on an unusual journey to the heart of the city enabling you to discover the unique history of this unique place.The circuit takes about an hour. It is at the start of the Tourist Office at the entrance to the village.

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  • Pets allowed

Information provided by OT Les Baux de Provence

  • Organiser

    Office de Tourisme des Baux de Provence
  • Transport means

    On foot

  • Duration

    1 to 2hrs

  • Level

    All Levels

  • Guide

    Erudite Guide

  • Tour language

    French

  • Phone

    • 04 90 54 34 39
  • Fax

    04 90 54 51 15

  • Website

Nearby

  1. Mas Foucray Appartement 9

    Holiday rental

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  2. La Maison des Baux Arts

    B&B

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  3. Mas Des Adrets

    Holiday rental

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  4. Mendes-Ruiz Tapissier

    Craftsman

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Where to stay

Mme. Colette Gilly
B&B

Mme. Colette Gilly

Maussane les Alpilles

This 17th century family Mas has 4 Baux stone bedrooms restored with a contemporary design. Private patios between the garden and the swimming pool where breakfast is served at the time of your choosing.

Taven Résidences
B&B

Taven Résidences

Les Baux de Provence

At the foot of the historic village of Les Baux, the entrance to the Val d'Enfer, close to the "Pavillon de la Reine Jeanne," this family farmhouse offers 3 very comfortable rooms with direct access from their terraces. Exceptional views of the old city. Large gardens, pool, private parking. + A…

Les Tours
Holiday rental

Les Tours

Le Paradou

Pretty house unattached to owners', adjoining shed in countryside. Alpilles Moutains, assured calm. Ground floor : Kitchen/living room. 1 double bedroom. 1 bedroom with 1 single bed + 1 double bed. Shower room/toilet. Central heat (35 euro/week). Fireplace (wood included). Shady terrace, private…

Mme Siffrène Reynaud
B&B

Mme Siffrène Reynaud

Maussane les Alpilles

Guest room in an 18th century Provençal Mas.

Oustau de Baumanière
Hotel

Oustau de Baumanière

Les Baux de Provence

Baumaniére is of these exceptional places that perfectly combines tradition and modernity. The legendary restaurant and bright rooms immerse you in the heart of the contrasting landscapes of the Alpilles. Today, with 30 rooms and three villas (l'Oustau, la Guigou and le Manoir) Baumaniére…

Mas des Roses
B&B

Mas des Roses

Maussane les Alpilles

Chambres d'hôtes dans le village qui propose table d'hôtes avec une cuisine campagne française.. Le chef Georges Guy est un chef de la vieille école "de la Cuisine Escoffier"

La Maison des Baux Arts - Suite ALEXANDRE LE GRAND
B&B

La Maison des Baux Arts - Suite ALEXANDRE LE GRAND

Maussane les Alpilles

Un authentique Mas du 18e, l'ancienne Perception de Maussane-les-Alpilles, avec son jardin, sa piscine ont été rénové avec goût et caractère pour devenir une maison d'hôtes en plein centre du village. Roland artiste peintre, a veillé et soigné la décoration de la maison, des 5 chambres…

Mlle. Marie-Laure Vincenti
B&B

Mlle. Marie-Laure Vincenti

Les Baux de Provence

True Provençal 18th century farmhouse in the heart of the Olive groves. We offer 3 large bedrooms each with a private bathroom and private toilet. TV, breakfast included, kitchen and dining room available for the 3 bedrooms. Outdoor area with parking.

Mas de l'Oulivie
Hotel

Mas de l'Oulivie

Les Baux de Provence

At the heart of an olive grove, a pleasant Provençal house with discreet and refined decor. A complete change of scenery with an amazing landscaped pool, rock garden, submerged beach and integrated spa. Gourmet salads and grilled lunch are served around the pool for guests. Awarded the "Hotels…

Things to do

Les Délices de l'Olivier
Olives - Huiles d'olives

Les Délices de l'Olivier

Maussane les Alpilles

La confiserie d'olives Alain Soler prépare et aromatise toutes les variétés d'olives de Provence : •Cassées de pays au fenouil •Picholines vertes & noires •Lucques vertes •Noires Grossane, noires variété Tanche AOC Nyons... •mais aussi d'autres variétés des pays…

Mas de la Dame
Olives - Huiles d'olives

Mas de la Dame

Les Baux de Provence

The Mas de la Dame, with a surface area of 57 hectares of vines and 27 of olive groves, is legendary as it is said to have been the retirement home of a mysterious 'Lady' whom the troubadours used to sing about. Mme Missoffe and Mme Poniatowski reign supreme in this 15th century site immortalised…

Création de bijoux d'argent
Fashion

Création de bijoux d'argent

Les Baux de Provence

Depuis 50 ans, Jacques Moniquet fabrique des bijoux en argent. Ses créations sont le produit de la technique précise du forgeron, associées à l' imaginaire toujours renouvelé de l'artiste. Le résultat est une oeuvre intemporelle, limpide et forte. L'artisan construit son objet sachant la…

Fondation Louis Jou
Museum

Fondation Louis Jou

Les Baux de Provence

The most beautiful works of Louis Jou are exhibited in an intimate setting in the six rooms of the Hôtel Renaissance Jean de Brion, amidst the marbles and the many collections of incunabula, old books, engravings by Dürer and Goya, paintings, sculptures and ceramics. Also visit the workshop…

G.Tomaka - Mas de l'Aiguillon
Producer

G.Tomaka - Mas de l'Aiguillon

Maussane les Alpilles

Direct sales of produce: raw honey (acacia, chestnut, rosemary and lavender) and mixed-flower honey. Also, sale of products derived from bees, such as candles, mead, Royal jelly and sweets). A renovated old machine is on display in the sales area.

Mas St Roman
Olives - Huiles d'olives

Mas St Roman

Maussane les Alpilles

AOC Olives broken, the Vallée des Baux

Bellini Design
Craftsman

Bellini Design

Maussane les Alpilles

Désigner, Créateur de mobilier

Château des Baux
Monument

Château des Baux

Les Baux de Provence

The site of the Château des Baux, overlooking the village and perched on the top part of the rock, extends over more than seven hectares; it is one of the most extraordinary sites in France and is protected as a national Historic Monument. Visitors can discover the main vestiges of the…

Moulin du Calanquet
Olives - Huiles d'olives

Moulin du Calanquet

Saint Rémy de Provence

The Brun family has lived in Saint Rémy de Provence for five generations. Anne and Gilles built the olive oil mill 12 years ago. We produce pure, natural high-quality cold pressed extra virgin olive oils, as well as a wide range of gourmet products such as tapenades, ratatouille and jams. Visits…

Where to eat

Oustau de Baumanière
Food guide restaurant

Oustau de Baumanière

Les Baux de Provence

A luxurious den filled with contrasts between the famed haute cuisine of the family business, passed down by the grandfather of Jean-André Charial (the current owner), and the rugged limestone landscape known as “Hell's Valley”: On the valley floor, amid a thick screen of vegetation, the old…

Le Potager
Table 13

Le Potager

Le Paradou

Imagine a luxury hotel resembling a Provencal village… From the forge to the fountain, mill and boules court, everything here is larger than life and bathed in the scents of sweet almond trees. Welcome to "Le Hameau des Baux"… recently crowned with a dining room - two in fact! The gastronomic…

Domaine de Manville
Food guide restaurant

Domaine de Manville

Les Baux de Provence

Le restaurant gastronomique "La Table" du Domaine de Manville, est dédié au terroir, aux trésors des Alpilles et à la Provence. Cuisinier de l'instant, Matthieu Dupuis-Baumal, chef exécutif, s'inspire de son environnement immédiat, du terroir qui l'entoure, du marché de Cavaillon, des…

Hostellerie des Magnanarelles
Cuisine de Provence

Hostellerie des Magnanarelles

Maussane les Alpilles

This welcoming hotel-restaurant, with its blue shutters and pool lined with olive trees, smacks of holidays in the South of France. The culinary vein is the same, with Provencal specialities served on immaculate white tablecloths in the cosy dining room. By the way, in Provencal dialect a…

La Reine Jeanne
Food guide restaurant

La Reine Jeanne

Les Baux de Provence

The site is magical: a hotel-restaurant in the heart of Les Baux-de-Provence, an amazing fortress town, clinging acrobat-like to a rock. And the dining room does indeed offer stunning views over the rocky chaos of the infamous "Valley of Hell". You can drink it all in while enjoying some good…

Le Bistrot du Paradou
Food guide restaurant

Le Bistrot du Paradou

Le Paradou

Culinary specialities: all Provençal recipes.

Ou Ravi Provençau
Food guide restaurant

Ou Ravi Provençau

Maussane les Alpilles

Ou Ravi Prouvencau, restaurant dans les Alpilles, propose une cuisine traditionnelle provençale à Maussane-les-Alpilles, dans la Vallée des Baux. Une cuisine Provençale vérité, familiale et artisanale, à savourer l'été dans le jardin ou l'hiver dans la salle au charme rustique près de…

Pizza BRUN
Food guide restaurant

Pizza BRUN

Maussane les Alpilles

Pizzas au feu de bois

L' Oustaloun
Food guide restaurant

L' Oustaloun

Maussane les Alpilles

We love the cosy look of this "little house" ("oustaloun" in Provencal) - a two-star hotel with a ground floor restaurant decorated with bric-a-brac, tucked under the ancient stone arches of a 16th-century abbey. Chef Jérôme Sauton's Provencal cuisine has a special fondness for the Alpilles…

Inspirations

The bouillabaisse of Marseille

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Terroir

The Sea Urchin

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Art de vivre

The Cagole

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