Rampal savonnerie Latour - artisan SOAP

Salon de Provence - Soap

Rampal family, 5 generations of men of passion. The story begins in the 18th century. Rampal J.J., master SOAP in Marseille, emigrated to the United States during the Revolution of 1789. Back in Provence, it transmits its know-how to son Jacques, who works as a master SOAP on behalf of traders at the Court of Pan SOAP in Marseille. In the 19th century, Pierre Rampal, his son, he also master SOAP, works at the savonnerie Gounelle in Salon-de-Provence. In 1900, assisted by his two sons, Jacques and François, it gets the gold medals for its oil and its soaps at the universal exhibition of Versailles. These awards, the SOAP master take their independence and settled in 1907 at 71 rue Félix Pyat at Salon. In the 20th century, Jacques and François Rampal suffer the crisis, notably during the great war. The raw materials are rare and expensive, deliveries difficult... Germaine Rampal, the daughter of Jacques, replaces his father who is mobilized, just like male staff. In 1950, Germaine passes control to his brother René Rampal. At that time, no longer are the difficulties of the war that must be managed: it is all the SOAP that we must save! Indeed, the appearance of the washing powders and modern detergents were quickly made to dethrone the SOAP of Marseilles who was until then the only product household and toiletry products used by our washerwomen. Always backup expertise, René Rampal, fifth of his generation, is aware that it must innovate if it wants to survive. In 1970, man of passion and intuition, he embarked on the manufacture of soaps scented with scents of Provence. Talented precursor, the success does not wait. In 1985, René Rampal, present at the side of his sister Germaine, faithful heir to this long and strong family tradition, is the first to launch the plant 100% SOAP. It is again the success. In 1990, benefiting from the excellent image of Provence, and particularly in Anglo-Saxon countries, customer widens and becomes international. In 2004, Jean-Louis PLOT resumes the Savonnerie, entrusted and transmitted by René RAMPAL, at the age of 87. Successors of five generations of masters SOAP, Jean-Louis PLOT, and his wife Irene are aware heirs and officials of this know-how continuously since the 18th century...In July August tour and free projection from Monday to Friday at 10:30

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Where to stay

Mas De Lure
B&B

Mas De Lure

Salon de Provence

Located in the centre of the Val de Cuech, in an outstanding natural environment of wooded hills, Mas de Lure offers 4 large comfortable rooms in a house full of character, with access to the tennis court and 7x14 m swimming pool. 3 ground-floor rooms with en-suite and private terraces with…

Maison Auguste
B&B

Maison Auguste

Salon de Provence

In an authentic manor house built in 1907, located in the heart of the District of the SOAP, Cecilia and Eric reserve you a privileged and warm hospitality. Two rooms of hosts of charm capable of accommodating two adults. The rooms and the configuration of the House we do not receive young…

Camping Nostradamus
Campsite

Camping Nostradamus

Salon de Provence

Level plot, lawn with large shady areas, on the edge of the Durance River. Quiet. The motorhome service point is reserved for vehicles staying at the campsite. Campsite and caravan site, playground, and swimming pool open from 1 May.

Cosmos
Holiday rental

Cosmos

Pélissanne

Au pied du Massif des Costes dans un quartier calme au milieu des amandiers et des oliviers, appartement spacieux de 92 m² situé au 1er étage de la maison de la propriétaire. Grand séjour/salon. Cuisine indépendante équipée. 2 chambres avec 1 lit/2 pers et 2 chambres avec 1 lit/1 pers.…

Hôtel Révotel
Hotel

Hôtel Révotel

Salon de Provence

Revotel is an independent hotel managed and run by two people. It was completely restored and redecorated in 2004 and 2005, with a view to providing maximum comfort, service and welcome to our clientele at the lowest price. A receptionist will welcome you and offer you a hot or cold drink, or…

Citotel Vendôme
Hotel

Citotel Vendôme

Salon de Provence

Located in the town centre, between the Hôtel de Ville (town hall) and the Fontaine Moussue (mossy fountain). Cool, quiet interior garden the spacious rooms look on to the garden and all have a full bathroom. Supervised car park 100 m from hotel. Quiet hotel, rooms giving on to patio, all…

Ibis Salon de Provence
Hotel

Ibis Salon de Provence

Salon de Provence

Discover Salon-de-Provence, a Provençal town ideally located between the Alpilles and the Luberon, 30 minutes from Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, St-Rémy-de-Provence, Marseille, Arles, Les Baux de Provence. For your comfort, the hotel is open 24 hours a day. Restaurant, swimming pool, shady…

Albizia
Holiday rental

Albizia

Salon de Provence

Small independent, atypical House, in quiet area of Salon de Provence, a 15-minute walk from the city centre and 5 minutes from a fitness trail! Shops nearby! Rental for two people.Ideal for visiting Provence, you will be seated in a studio of 30 m2, including for your convenience: a TV corner…

Le Clos de Jean
B&B

Le Clos de Jean

Pélissanne

Bel appartement entièrement rénové dans les dépendances du Clos Saint Jean, dans un environnement privilégié et non loin du centre du village. Idéalement situé pour visiter la Provence, Pélissanne est un joli village duquel il est aisé de rejoindre Aix en Provence, Arles et La…

Things to do

Domaine du Mas les Bories
Olives - Huiles d'olives

Domaine du Mas les Bories

Salon de Provence

Proposed property visit. Products are available in direct sales. The Mas of the Domaine name takes its name through the bories which are scattered on the property... The Domaine are small houses in the region of igloo-shaped stone. Serving in time the shelter of the shepherds for the winter,…

Avec Plaisirs
Souvenirs

Avec Plaisirs

Salon de Provence

We welcome you "With pleasure" in our beautiful shop located on the George two no City Hall, between the door of the new town and street Jean Blanchard, who leads to the foot of the castle of the Empéri.You can't miss us! A beautiful canopy dating from the end of the nineteenth century…

Armand Municipal Theatre
Theater

Armand Municipal Theatre

Salon de Provence

In the heart of the city, our Italian theatre participates in the radiation of Salon de Provence. It is a rare cultural equipment (they are more than 170 in France), a place that lives to the rhythm of over 80 dates per season.

The Levade mill
Producer

The Levade mill

Salon de Provence

Foin de Crau producer certified for domestic rodents. No visit to the public.

Atelier Gasquet - santons
Christmas crib figures

Atelier Gasquet - santons

Salon de Provence

Manufacture of santons of cribs, accessories, dressed santons... By Appointment

Savonnerie du Moulin à grain
Soap

Savonnerie du Moulin à grain

Salon de Provence

Au coeur de Salon-de-Provence, dans un lieu unique, votre savonnerie artisanale. Fabrication de savons sans huile de palme, sans colorant et sans conservateur. Dans notre savonnerie artisanale, tous nos savons sont fabriqués à l'huile d'olive sans huile de palme, sans conservateur et sans…

Galerie d'Art "Ken et Dy" propose des souvenirs de la Provence
Souvenirs

Galerie d'Art "Ken et Dy" propose des souvenirs de la Provence

Salon de Provence

La Galerie d'Art propose des souvenirs de la Provence.

Cinemas "Les Arcades" and "The Club"
Cinema

Cinemas "Les Arcades" and "The Club"

Salon de Provence

Cinemas located in the city centre, equipped with 8 rooms including two for digital projections in 3D. Broadcasts of films public, family, to copyright, in the original version. Home to school, many themed weeks (Vamos al cine, looks on childhood, week sustainable development...), evenings in…

Un dimanche à la campagne
Souvenirs

Un dimanche à la campagne

Salon de Provence

Gifts, souvenirs, decoration for the House.

Where to eat

The castle of Ramachandran
Cuisine de Provence

The castle of Ramachandran

Salon de Provence

Frescoes, gilt and hangings… Château de Richebois' pomp and splendour offers a fitting backdrop for its refined Provencal cuisine. The John Dory with ginger and lamb cutlets with cornflower petals are served in the truly lordly setting of this 17th-century domain, set at the end of a majestic…

Roy - Mathias fathers table
Food guide restaurant

Roy - Mathias fathers table

Salon de Provence

Gourmets will be delighted to take part in the latest adventure of chef Mathias Pérès (ex-"O Bout d’Istres"), in the shape of an 18th-century mansion house that used to belong to a Count. The food has excellent breeding too of course, and is brilliantly orchestrated by a chef that takes pride…

The talk box
Cuisine de Provence

The talk box

Salon de Provence

Welcomes you lunch at his table from Tuesday to Friday. Fresh, seasonal and local products. The tandem for €10 (salt pie and pastry. Spreads in seasonal vegetables, the egg with goat cheese or ham, with salad of crudenesses between €7.50 and €9.50, savoury pies (with salad of raw…

The table of the Abbey of the Holy Cross
Food guide restaurant

The table of the Abbey of the Holy Cross

Salon de Provence

If greed is not a sin, the climb up to this ancient 12th-century abbey will take you one step nearer paradise. Rising up over Salon, with aerial views over Camargue and the Alpilles from the terrace shaded by mulberry trees, this site is definitely blessed. The more-austere dining room,…

Ibis Salon de Provence
Cuisine de Provence

Ibis Salon de Provence

Salon de Provence

Restaurant avec formule "buffet", entièrement rénové et possibilité de manger en terrasse en bordure de piscine. Découvrez Salon-de-Provence, ville Provençale idéalement située entre Alpilles et Lubéron, à 30 minutes d'Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, St-Rémy-de-Provence, Marseille, Arles,…

3 Poivrons
Cuisine de Provence

3 Poivrons

Salon de Provence

Gourmet dishes, we welcome you time for a getaway in a traditional provencal décor. A small room to share warm and authentic moments in family, couple or friends in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.Nice terrace in the summer. The map that favors, freshness and originality, features the tastes…

Le Mas du Soleil
Food guide restaurant

Le Mas du Soleil

Salon de Provence

The ancient Clos Angelussi - an 18th-century building on the heights of Saint-Côme - still has a wonderful Tuscan flavour to it. Within these walls redolent of provincial Sundays and the love of a job well done, French master chef Francis Robin embodies a certain philosophy of gastronomy where…

Domaine de Roquerousse
Cuisine de Provence

Domaine de Roquerousse

Salon de Provence

A beautiful building in 550 hectares of grounds, featuring shady terraces, comfort, peace and quiet, plus sports and leisure activities. Air-conditioned rooms. Tour of the hunting grounds. Restaurant.

La Salle à Manger "The dining room"
Food guide restaurant

La Salle à Manger "The dining room"

Salon de Provence

Cruet-SOAP of the 19th century House, richly decorated with his secret garden in the heart of Salon. Miège family opened her home to a charming generous, creative cuisine restaurant, half-caste flavours of travel...The reservation is strongly recommended! "" Restaurant recommended by '…

Inspirations

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Calissons

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