Fête de la Saint Eloi

Maillane - Centre ville - Provençal Tradition - Du 22 au 26 juillet - Free

These ancient festivals take place in the villages of the Provence Mistralian between Rhône and Durance, Alpilles. It is in honour of Saint Eloi, that runs the Carreto Ramado, topped with green chariot drawn by horses that pass through the streets of the village at a gallop. More that a folk festival, these festivals are a living tradition and a wide place to Provencal customs and the magnificent costume of Arles.Detailed programme available at the Tourist Office.

No admission charge

  • Free
  • Public car park

Information provided by OT Maillane

  • Contact

    13910 Maillane

  • Organiser

    Bureau municipal de tourisme de Maillane
  • Phone

    • 04 32 61 93 86
  • Fax

    04 32 62 85 34

  • Website

Nearby

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  2. Belleviste

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  3. Luberon

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  4. Bureau municipal de tourisme de Maillane

    Tourist office

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Where to stay

Le Mas des Amandiers
Hotel

Le Mas des Amandiers

Graveson

Logis of France, 3 fireplaces, 28 air-conditioned rooms wifi, TV, secure parking, heated pool.Opened from 15 March to 15 November and throughout the year on reservation.Independent restaurant on the site of the hotel.

Le Pre Du Roi
Holiday rental

Le Pre Du Roi

Graveson

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…

Fleurs de Glais - Bouquet 1
Holiday rental

Fleurs de Glais - Bouquet 1

Maillane

House adjoining another gite. Located in the country at 1 km of the village of Maillane. Near the Baux de Provence. Possibility of visiting Alpilles. Communal swimming pool (10x5m) open May 1st-Octobre 15 of monday at friday (access 10-12am and 2-4pm). Gd fl : Living room/kitchen. Shower room/wc.…

Mme Michelle Picaud
B&B

Mme Michelle Picaud

Saint Rémy de Provence

2 guest rooms (16m2) for 6 people, 1 km from the centre of Saint Rémy de Provence 1 bedroom on the ground floor and 1 bedroom on the 1st floor Fridge, plates and cutlery available.

L'Estello
Holiday rental

L'Estello

Saint Rémy de Provence

Partie de maison indépendante à 1,2km du centre ville de Saint Rémy de Provence.Cette location de vacances (70m2 pour 4 pers), proche de tous commerces se situe dans un environnement verdoyant. Elle est composée d' un séjour, d'une cuisine double en rez de chaussée et de 2 chambres à l'…

Luberon
Holiday rental

Luberon

Châteaurenard

One storey house, roomy, fully renovated. Adjacent to the gite 331 on an 11-hectare farm. Gite 329 and the owners' residence on site. Enclosed 25 m² terrace with partial shade. Living room/lounge with wood stove (wood included). Built in kitchen. Dryer. WC. Bathroom. 3 double bed rooms. Sheets…

Les Magnans
Holiday rental

Les Magnans

Saint Rémy de Provence

Pretty gîte at the back of the owner's house on a working farm in the countryside. Swimming pool on the property (covered during mid-season). Access via an outside staircase. 1st fl: kitchen/living rm with single sofa bed, 1 double rm, mezzanine with 3 single beds, shower rm with WC. Child's…

Petit Manzon
Holiday rental

Petit Manzon

Châteaurenard

South of Avignon and at a few minutes of St Remy de Provence, detached house on a farming concern in the countryside. Ground floor : living room/kitchen with wood stove (15 €/50 liters). 1 bedroom (2 single beds). 1 bedroom (1 double bed). 1 bedroom (1 double bed). shower-room. Toilet. Electric…

Le clos des cyprès
B&B

Le clos des cyprès

Graveson

Near the centre of the village, and located at 6 km from Saint Rémy, 3 pretty bedrooms spirit cosy and comfortably equipped rooms overlooking the pool.The refined table will set aside you good time (dinner only on reservation)

Things to do

Musée des arômes et du parfum
Producer

Musée des arômes et du parfum

Graveson

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…

Musée de Région Auguste Chabaud
Museum

Musée de Région Auguste Chabaud

Graveson

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…

Musée du Patrimoine
Museum

Musée du Patrimoine

Eyragues

This museum exhibits items from the past donated by the people of Eyragues and others wanting these precious testimonies to be preserved for future generations. Regular temporary exhibitions.

L' Escargot des Alpilles
Producer

L' Escargot des Alpilles

Saint Rémy de Provence

Je suis Héliciculteur depuis plus de 10 ans et je produit 2 variété d'escargot le Petit Gris et Le Gros Gris . J'assure l'élevage, la transformation et la commercialisation de mes escargots. Je vous offre un grand choix de produits de l'escargot vivant a l'escargot cuisiné .

Fabrique Santons de Provence
Christmas crib figures

Fabrique Santons de Provence

Graveson

The Provence Santon Studio in Graveson reveals lots of secrets and traditional skills. Mme Roze, Master Santon-maker, skilfully works the clay; all the santons, whether painted or dressed, require attention to detail, passion and fineness. She also offers visits to the studio and demonstrations…

Domaine de Lagoy
Wines

Domaine de Lagoy

Saint Rémy de Provence

Le Domaine de Lagoy est une propriété agricole située au nord de Saint Rémy de Provence et intégrée dans le Parc Régional des Alpilles. Il a pour point central le château de Lagoy, classé monument historique, dont la construction remonte à 1714. Le domaine de Lagoy produit des vins «…

Alban Gaillard
Craftsman

Alban Gaillard

Saint Rémy de Provence

Demonstration: mouth-blown, hand-shaped crystal. Tableware, lamps and one-of-a-kind items.

Artisan Bourrelier
Craftsman

Artisan Bourrelier

Graveson

The saddlery of Mr Fatorre is one of the last to still create and repair harnesses and other ornaments in St Eloi and St Roch. Specialises in 'colliers de Saint Eloi', the symbol of the farriers. Harnesses, horse whips and Camargue saddles.

Bougies de Provence
Craftsman

Bougies de Provence

Châteaurenard

Fabrication de bougies, photophores, lampes personnalisables. Utilisation de matières premières françaises (mèches, paraffine, parfums de Grâce. Visite de l'atelier sur rendez-vous. Vente à l'atelier et sur le site internet.

Where to eat

Le Mas des Amandiers
Cuisine de Provence

Le Mas des Amandiers

Graveson

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…

L'Oustalet Maianen
Food guide restaurant

L'Oustalet Maianen

Maillane

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…

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