Noël au coeur des Traditions Provençales

Tarascon - Christmas in Provence, Provençal Christmas - Les 24, 25 et 26 novembre - Free

Durant deux week-ends, au coeur de Ville, la Magie de Noël opère ! La Place de la Gare, devient pour quelques jours un lieu magique pour petits et grands dans l'esprit de Noël.
En 2017 Les santonniers vous invitent à découvrir leurs créations originales dans divers lieux de la ville!

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No admission charge

  • Free
  • Pets allowed
  • Accessible for disabled
  • Public car park, Coach park

Information provided by OT Tarascon

  • Contact

    Le Panoramique
    Avenue De la République

    13150 Tarascon

  • Organiser

    Mairie de Tarascon
  • Phone

    • 04 90 91 03 52
  • Fax

    04 90 91 22 96

  • Website

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24 November to 03 December
Un monde magique au cœur de Noël!
Handicraft

Un monde magique au cœur de Noël!

Tarascon

Durant deux week end au coeur de la ville la Magie de Noël opère! La place de la gare devient pour quelques jours un lieu magique pour petits et grands dans l'esprit de Noël.

25 November to 10 January
Les crèches
Christmas in Provence, Provençal Christmas

Les crèches

Tarascon

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,…

Nearby

  1. La Ciergerie de l'Abbaye des Prémontrés

    Craftsman

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  2. Villa Da Palmeira

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  3. Souleïado

    Museum

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  4. Le Romarin

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Where to stay

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 Phoenix
Holiday rental

Le Phoenix

Tarascon

1st flr: kitchen with oven and dining area. Lobby / lounge with a sofa, TV, coffee table. 1 bedroom, 1 double bed. 1 bedroom, 1 single bed. Shower room/Toilet. 20 m² terrace, with garden furniture. Baby seat on request. Common outdoor asphalt-covered space of 300 m². Central heating included.…

La Canterane
Holiday rental

La Canterane

Tarascon

Au cœur de la Provence, idéalement située à proximité des prestigieux sites touristiques d’Arles, d’Avignon ou de Nîmes, notre maison de caractère s’élève dans le centre historique de Tarascon. Sur deux niveaux, 150 m² entièrement rénovés offrent confort et modernité. Vue…

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.

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.

Villa Da Palmeira
Holiday rental

Villa Da Palmeira

Tarascon

In the middle of the triangle Avignon, Arles and the Alpilles, domain dedicated to Lusitanian horses breeding (600m from the N570). The gite opens onto a vast open space, overlooking the paddocks and meadows, and has a private fenced outdoor area of almost 2,000 m² with parking. On the ground…

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…

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…

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!

Pâtisserie Morin
Greed, Greediness

Pâtisserie Morin

Tarascon

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…

Le Rex
Cinema

Le Rex

Tarascon

Two cinema screens. Dolby sound. Air conditioning. General release, original language, 3D and arthouse films; subscription card. All ticket prices reduced on Wednesdays.

Miel Barbesier
Producer

Miel Barbesier

Tarascon

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.

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…

Boutique Souleïado
Craftsman

Boutique Souleïado

Tarascon

The shop sells men's and women's clothing, handkerchiefs, scarves and other accessories made from Provencal Souleïado fabrics, which are unique in the world.

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…

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…

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…

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

Calissons

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Tradition

The Three Kings Cake

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The bouillabaisse of Marseille

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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.