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Tarascon - Recreation of history - In June - Dates and program to be confirmed - Free

Proclamation de l'ouverture des fêtes de la Tarasque par ses majestés du comté de Provence. Saviez-vous que ces fêtes ont été imaginées et codifiées par le roi René en personne au XVème siècle? et qu'il recommandait de " Faire grand tintamarre, noces, farandoles et festins, à plaisir et à volonté..."?
Un programme aujourd'hui respecté auquel nous vous convions.

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  • Free
  • Public car park

Information provided byOT Tarascon

  • Contact

    Boulevard Du Roi René
    13150 Tarascon

  • Organiser

    Mairie de Tarascon
  • Phone

    • 04 90 91 03 52
  • Fax

    04 90 91 22 96

  • Website

Nearby

  1. La Canterane

    Holiday rental

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  2. Claude Altiero - Ferronerie d'Art

    Craftsman

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  3. Le Cetoine Dore

    Holiday rental

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  4. La Forge du Roy René - ferronnerie d'art

    Craftsman

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Where to stay

Les Echevins
Hotel

Les Echevins

Tarascon

Dans le centre ancien,l'hôtel des Échevins vous propose une pause au sein d'un hôtel de charme au caractère authentique entre les murs d'une ancienne demeure bourgeoise du XVIIème siècle.

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 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 Viaduc
Hotel

Le Viaduc

Tarascon

Charming family hotel, close to the village centre, to shops and to the train station. Andrew and Laurence provide a warm welcome, personalised and attentive, in a family atmosphere. 17 tastefully decorated rooms, renovated and bright in pleasant and quiet settings. In good weather, relax on the…

Les lavandes
B&B

Les lavandes

Tarascon

Cadre agréable, 2 chambres avec salle de bain et WC, indépendants. Accès au jardin entièrement clos, piscine sécurisée.

Mas Gratte-Semelle
B&B

Mas Gratte-Semelle

Tarascon

Le Mas se situe dans la campagne provençale entre Tarascon et Graveson. Adossé à la Montagnette, il fait face aux sublimes Alpilles. Une partie du Mas a été aménagée en petit maison douillette pour voyageurs et vacanciers. Situation géographique idéale.

Mas Pitras
Holiday rental

Mas Pitras

Tarascon

Located 3km from Tarascon, near the Camargue, new apartment adjoining a farmhouse, on the ground floor with living room and sofa bed. Quiet place with a peaceful garden, shaded and fenced parking. For nature lovers, discover the rich biodiversity of the Alpilles and the Camargue, and finally take…

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…

Les écuries du Roi
B&B

Les écuries du Roi

Tarascon

Jolie petite chambre d'hôtes, très discrète, avec un accès piscine privée et jacuzzi privatif.

Things to do

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…

Les Amphores
Christmas crib figures

Les Amphores

Tarascon

Saddlery, leather, herdsmen's clothing and regional souvenir gifts

Tapissier de Provence
Craftsman

Tapissier de Provence

Tarascon

Tapissier, mais aussi sellier pour bâteau, voiture, moto depuis plus de dix ans Mr DHAOUADI est installé place du marché.

Domaine du Grand Servan
Olive

Domaine du Grand Servan

Tarascon

15,000 olive groves are being grown around an 18th century Provençal bastide in order to produce first cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil using the traditional method. In accordance with the pure Provençal tradition, the olives are simply crushed using a millstone to produce a sweet, fruity…

Claude Altiero -  Ferronerie d'Art
Craftsman

Claude Altiero - Ferronerie d'Art

Tarascon

C'est au nord de Tarascon que Claude Altiero, ferronnier d'Art, a installé son atelier. Le jardin qui accueille le public est à lui seul un espace d'exposition de tout ce qui peut constituer un ornement en fer forgé: treilles, grilles et portails aux savantes volutes. Mais c'est dans le…

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…

Domaine du Grand Servan
Educational farm

Domaine du Grand Servan

Tarascon

15,000 olive groves are being grown around an 18th century Provençal bastide in order to produce first cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil using the traditional method. Visit the estate alone or in a group: on carriages pulled by a tractor or horses, listen to the details of olive growing,…

La ferme de Gratte-Semelle
Olive

La ferme de Gratte-Semelle

Tarascon

The magnificent orchards of Gratte-Semelle farm extend between Avignon and Tarascon, opposite the Alpilles and on the slopes of La Montagnette. This agricultural operation is perfectly suited to nature: human intervention without damaging the environment, maintenance and development of secured…

"Itinéraire 5 : De Tarascon à Salon-de-Provence
Sightseeing route

"Itinéraire 5 : De Tarascon à Salon-de-Provence

Tarascon, Salon de Provence, Aureille, Eyguières, Les Baux de Provence, Mouriès, Saint Etienne du Grès, Mas Blanc des Alpilles, Alleins, Aurons, Maussane les Alpilles, Lamanon

The heart of the Provence offers bounced contours and agricultural and natural landscapes. This generosity unfolds over the roads of the Massif des Alpilles Massif of Aurons. Landscapes olive and wine, the coloured keys of the fruit trees and sunflowers, the white rocks and forests are…

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

Lifestyle

Fashion

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Terroir

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Villages of Provence

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