La Ciergerie de l'Abbaye des Prémontrés

Tarascon - Craftsman

In their Tarascon workshop, the Candle-Makers of the Abbey of the Prémontrés continue to use the skills of the White Fathers of the Prémontrés of Saint Michel de Frigolet Abbey.
You can discover two production techniques dating back to the 15th century and passed down by the master candle-makers: plonger and ladle.
The Candle-Makers of the Abbey of the Prémontrés supply a large number of churches and chapels in Provence.

  • Private parking, Coach park

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Nearby

  1. Mazet Du Loup

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  2. Office de Tourisme de Tarascon

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  3. Les Echevins

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  4. Gite La Treille

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Where to stay

Gite Sans Souci
Holiday rental

Gite Sans Souci

Saint Etienne du Grès

Au coeur des Alpilles, à proximité de St Rémy de Provence et des Baux de Provence, maison mitoyenne de 120 m² sur 3 niveaux à la décoration soignée et recherchée. Au RdC : grand séjour/salon, cuisine ouverte entièrement équipée (LL, LV). 1 WC indépendant. Au 1er étage : 2 chambres…

La Maison
B&B

La Maison

Tarascon

Chambre chez l'habitant dans une maison de ville située au coeur de Tarascon dans une petite impasse calme. Commerces et transports à proximité.

La Vigueirado
B&B

La Vigueirado

Saint Etienne du Grès

On a property nestled in the Alpilles Regional Natural Park which boasts a peaceful environment and a large, lush garden. Fridge and washing facilities in each room. 1 single bed in a mezzanine alcove. Secured swimming pool (8x4 m) from 15/05 to 15/10 and from 9 to 9 pm. Parking on the enclosed…

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…

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.…

Les lavandes
B&B

Les lavandes

Tarascon

Dans un cadre agréable, 2 chambres avec salle de bain et WC communs pour les deux chambres. Accès au jardin entièrement clos, piscine sécurisée.Mise à disposition d'un réfrigérateur et d'un barbecue.

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.…

Le Balcon
Holiday rental

Le Balcon

Tarascon

Dans un mas provençal, bel appartement indépendant de 95m². Jardin fleuri et piscine.Le tout clôturé.

Fortunette
B&B

Fortunette

Tarascon

Bénéficiant d'une terrasse bien exposée ainsi que d'une vue sur le jardin, Fortunette vous accueille à Tarascon, en Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur, à 20 km d'Avignon. Les chambres de Fortunette comprennent une salle de bains privative ainsi que des toilettes indépendantes et privées.…

Things to do

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…

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.

Domaine du Grand Fontanille
Wines

Domaine du Grand Fontanille

Saint Etienne du Grès

Une heureuse résurrection pour un domaine beau, bio et bon. Sur les contreforts escarpés des Alpilles, un domaine ancien, qui revit depuis 20 ans, sous la houlette d’Allemands passionnés.

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!

Olives Arnaud
Olives - Huiles d'olives

Olives Arnaud

Tarascon

Production of traditional tapenades and olives

Souleïado
Museum

Souleïado

Tarascon

The Souléiado Museum was created in a private mansion which housed an Indian printing site from 1806. This society museum combines the history of our Provence with the traditional production of cotton fabrics. There are printed textiles with colourful motifs known as 'Indian textiles', which are…

Ancienne Maison de Tartarin de Tarascon
Monument

Ancienne Maison de Tartarin de Tarascon

Tarascon

Ce pavillon est une habitation privée depuis 2008, anciennement Maison de Tartarin de Tarascon, héro du roman d'Alphonse Daudet. La Maison de Tartarin de Tarascon, située 55bis boulevard Itam, existait depuis 1985. Elle était la reconstitution de la maison du célèbre chasseur immortalisé…

Domaine du Grand Castelet
Wines

Domaine du Grand Castelet

Tarascon

Dans la famille Gallego-Pouget, on se transmet le domaine viticole du Grand Castelet de génération en génération depuis le XIXème siècle. La propriété, bordée d'un côté par le Rhône et de l'autre par les Alpilles, offre un cadre idyllique pour produire un vin en IGP Alpilles sur plus…

Les Olivades
Craftsman

Les Olivades

Saint Etienne du Grès

Les Olivades has been creating and printing fabrics in Provence since 1818. This family business, run by Jean-François Boudin, endeavours to skilfully perpetuate the ancestral art of printing on material, using the flat frame technique. These remarkable collections supplement the decorative…

Where to eat

Le Garde-Manger
Food guide restaurant

Le Garde-Manger

Saint Etienne du Grès

Le Garde-Manger (the larder) is the fruit of a love story between the current Belgian owners and an ancient post house in a Provencal village. This duo from the Flat Country reinterprets Southern French cuisine with talent and humour, borrowing from the roots of both culinary traditions. Here,…

Les Echevins
Food guide restaurant

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

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La Poutargue

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Villages of Provence

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