Where to stay
Le Pre Du Roi
In the countryside, in the middle of apricot trees, but 800 m only from the centre of Graveson, independent gite with large garden, swimming pool, terrace and sauna. View on the Montagnette on one side and on apricot trees on the other side.On the ground floor (access via 3 steps): large 58 m²…
Detached villa of 60 m² in the heart of the Alpilles, exposed South. Living room. 2 bedrooms with 1 bed/2 persons 160 x 200 and 3 beds/1 person including 2 bunk. Kitchen equipped with all comforts. Water room. Separate WC. Electric heating. Terrace, shady, fenced private courtyard. Barbecue,…
La Maison De Mamie
Dans un écrin de verdure, maison indépendante climatisée de 80 m² située à 2 km de l'Abbaye de Frigolet. Séjour/salon. Cuisine équipée. 1 chambre avec 1 lit/2 pers, salle d'eau privative. 1 chambre avec 2 lits/1 pers. Salle d'eau. 2 sanitaires et 2 WC indépendants. Terrasse ombragée…
On the same property with the gite 100308, independent house on a park with trees. Tastefull decoration with exposed beams and provencal stones Ground floor : living room with fireplace (wood included), flat screen TV, kitchen/dining space, terrace 27 m² south oriented, with a stone barbecue,…
Things to do
Museum Frédéric Mistral
The poet Frédéric Mistral (1830-1914) lived in Maillane, where he composed all his work; in 1904 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was also the founder of the Félibrige association. The house where he lived from 1876 until his death on 25 March 1914 has retained the authentic…
Abbaye Saint Michel de Frigolet
Saint Michel de Frigolet Abbey (12th-14th century), in the heart of the unspoilt landscape of La Montagnette, takes its name from the many thyme bushes ('ferigoulo' in Provençal) that dot the hills. In 1133, a community of St Augustine canons settled in Frigolet; the current heart of the…
Jean Luc Faure- Apiculteur récoltant professionelle
Jean-Luc et Christel FAURE apiculteurs passionnés transhument leurs ruches en fonction des saisons et des floraisons. Dégustez leurs miels (FLEURS, GARRIGUE, ROMARIN, CHATAIGNIER, LAVANDE, ACACIA, CAMARGUE) sur les marchés durant l'année : Jeudi à Villeneuve lez Avignon, vendredi à…
Musée des arômes et du parfum
Between Alpilles and Montagnette, near Les Baux-de-Provence and Saint Rémy, the Graveson-en-Provence Espace Ecobio welcomes you to the land of scents in this attractive natural organic area. Discover the magical world of essential oils, with one of the most beautiful collections of distilling…
Artisanat des tranchées 1914-1918
More than 1,000 items from the 1914-1918 war have been brought together in the home of Mme Maryse Dupont. Mme Dupont has a passionate interest in the First World War and has recreated an entire era with her impressive collection of items, each one more amazing than the last, including lighters…
Musée de Région Auguste Chabaud
The Auguste Chabaud Regional Museum presents a permanent collection of works by this Provençal artist from the first half of the 20th century. He was a companion of Matisse and the Fauvists whose subjects included the landscapes of the Alpilles and La Montagnette, everyday life in the villages…
Located on the ground floor of the country house, in the Park of the poets. This new space allows to present the best very diverse collections of objects reflecting the past of Eyragues, of the country of Arles, in Provence. Throughout the year the Museum houses temporary exhibitions.
Where to eat
Located in the centre of Maillane, where author Frédéric Mistral - a fervent defender of Provencal traditions - was born, this is what you could call a "great little place". The owner is warm and welcoming and so is his food. Mistral would have been proud of this tribute to fresh and local fare…
Le Mas des Amandiers
At the foot of Montagnette, the Mas des Amandiers restaurant has had a completely fresh start, inspired by Elina Garbes and her team. Now open lunchtimes and evenings throughout the year, the restaurant has clearly opted for local clientele by offering four carefully-worked menus to delight food…
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.
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