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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Where to stay

Le Mas Boer
B&B

Le Mas Boer

Tarascon

Towards Arles, 10 minutes from the town centre, in a 3500m ² park, 2 independent ground floor bedrooms with terrace overlooking 12ha of olive trees. Garden furniture, sunbathing and refrigerator. Peace and serenity await you.

Le Petit Saint Hervan
B&B

Le Petit Saint Hervan

Tarascon

Bercé par le chant des cigales et des oiseaux, le Petit St Hervan est situé en campagne à la sortie de la ville. Avec ses deux chambres et salles de bain individuelles, vous y trouverez calme et repos autour d’une piscine dans un écrin de verdure.

Les Mazets des Roches
Hotel

Les Mazets des Roches

Tarascon

The Mazets des Roches, a charming hotel located at the beginning of the west Alpilles, is in a densely wooded domain abouding with squirrels and songs birds. It is in the heart of the most famous places of Provence. A three stars hotel with air conditioning throughout, it offers a relaxing…

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…

Mas D'esquirolly Alpilles
Holiday rental

Mas D'esquirolly Alpilles

Tarascon

Situé dans un Mas rénové du XVIème, appartement de 120 m², calme, donne directement sur le parc arboré et ses cyprès centenaires. Profitez de la piscine Bio 19m.

Mazet Du Loup
Holiday rental

Mazet Du Loup

Saint Etienne du Grès

Very beautiful Provencal villa on 1.3 hectares, including 6,000 m² of hills, with direct access to GR6. 3,200 m² of private lawns with football goals. 1,000 m² shared with owner. Four reserved parking spots on the enclosed property. Private swimming pool (7x3,5m) open from may to september.…

Le Cigalon
Holiday rental

Le Cigalon

Tarascon

Dans mas Provençal au bord du Rhône, appartement de plain pied tout équipé avec jardin, au cœur d'un grand parc arboré très paisible. Proche de tous sites provençaux réputés.

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.…

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…

Things to do

Boutique du Monatère de la Visitation
Souvenirs

Boutique du Monatère de la Visitation

Tarascon

Situé à l'entrée du monatère de la visitation, un petit magasin propose la production artisanale des Visitandines. Ainsi, on peut acquérir légumes, confitures, miel, tisanes (tilleul et verveine), essence de lavande, confection pour enfants (robes, sorties de bain)produits au sein du…

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 Servan
Olive

Domaine du Grand Servan

Tarascon

15,000 olive groves are being grown around an 18th century Provençal bastide in order to produce first cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil using the traditional method. In accordance with the pure Provençal tradition, the olives are simply crushed using a millstone to produce a sweet, fruity…

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…

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…

Domaine Grand mas de Lansac
Wines

Domaine Grand mas de Lansac

Tarascon

Le Grand Domaine de Lansac has been creating high-quality wines for over a century. These Alpilles wines, produced in accordance with best practice, have an exceptional flavour thanks to the combination of certain grape varieties. Direct sales of Vin des Alpilles (PGI). 50 hectares of vines…

Domaine du Grand Servan
Educational farm

Domaine du Grand Servan

Tarascon

15,000 olive groves are being grown around an 18th century Provençal bastide in order to produce first cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil using the traditional method. Visit the estate alone or in a group: on carriages pulled by a tractor or horses, listen to the details of olive growing,…

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…

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!

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
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

Terroir

The "Navette"

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Lifestyle

Villages of Provence

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Art de vivre

The accent

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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.