Pâtisserie Morin

Tarascon - Greed, Greediness

Speciality: 'Tarasque', 'Tartarinades' and 'Bésuquettes de Tartarin' (made with chocolate and praline). Exclusive registered trademark. Delicious almond biscuits perfumed with orange and chocolate and filled with crème fraiche are produced as effigies of the monster and mascot La Tarasque ( a kind of dragon that was supposed to frighten the town's population). Other town specialities include the 'Tartarinade', a cherry soaked in alcohol and covered in chocolate.

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  • Public car park

Information provided by OT Tarascon

Apps
Outings

Access to the Bouches-du-Rhône's hill chains, which are highly exposed to forest fires, is regulated according to the local weather conditions. Thanks to the mobile app 'My Provence Envie de Balade' and the special 0811 20 13 13 hotline, walkers benefit from real-time information and can set out with a peaceful mind.

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  • Contact

    58 rue Des Halles
    13150 Tarascon

  • Phone

    • 04 90 91 01 17
  • Fax

    04 90 91 54 07

Nearby

  1. Les Echevins

    Hotel

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  2. Hôtel De Provence

    Hotel

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  3. La place

    B&B

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  4. Mas Lou Sandolivan

    B&B

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Where to stay

Le Viaduc
Hotel

Le Viaduc

Tarascon

Charming family hotel, close to the village centre, to shops and to the train station. Andrew and Laurence provide a warm welcome, personalised and attentive, in a family atmosphere. 17 tastefully decorated rooms, renovated and bright in pleasant and quiet settings. In good weather, relax on the…

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.…

La Cantharide
Holiday rental

La Cantharide

Tarascon

Au coeur d'un grand parc arboré, dans mas, appartement de plain-pied bien équipé, tout confort avec jardinet clos, proche Alpilles, Camargue et tous sites provençaux réputés, calme.

Le Cetoine Dore
Holiday rental

Le Cetoine Dore

Tarascon

Dans un grand parc arboré, petite maison indépendante sur deux niveaux tout confort. Belles prestations, jardin privatif. A proximité des sites touristiques : les Baux de Provence, les Saintes Maries de la Mer, Arles, Avignon, Saint Rémy de Provence, Nîmes, Camargue.A saisir.

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 Cigalon
Holiday rental

Le Cigalon

Tarascon

Au coeur d'un grand parc arboré, dans un mas appartement de plain pied bien équipé tout confort avec jardinet clos proche des Alpilles, Camargue, tous sites provençaux réputés, calme.

La Tour
Holiday rental

La Tour

Tarascon

Gite situated in the oldest part of a rustic, Provencal farmhouse surrounded by orchards. Just 15 km from Avignon and Arles and 20 km from Saint Rémy de Provence. Very centrally located for visiting tourist sites. Ground floor : little kitchen. Microwave. Washing-machine. Dishwasher. Large…

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.…

Les Echevins
Hotel

Les Echevins

Tarascon

Dans le centre ancien,l'hôtel des Échevins vous propose une pause au sein d'un hôtel de charme au caractère authentique entre les murs d'une ancienne demeure bourgeoise du XVIIème siècle.

Things to do

Boutique Souleïado
Craftsman

Boutique Souleïado

Tarascon

The shop sells men's and women's clothing, handkerchiefs, scarves and other accessories made from Provencal Souleïado fabrics, which are unique in the world.

Les Amphores
Christmas crib figures

Les Amphores

Tarascon

Saddlery, leather, herdsmen's clothing and regional souvenir gifts

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.

Ferme du Mas des Tours
Produits laitiers - Fromage

Ferme du Mas des Tours

Tarascon

Discover the joy of real milk, on sale at the farm. The last dairy in the town and the only producer in the region, the family has been breeding dairy cows for six generations. Today, half-way between Saint Gabriel Chapel and the hamlet of Lansac, Jean-Michel Robert has taken over from his…

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 de Lansac
Wines

Domaine de Lansac

Tarascon

Un domaine dont l'histoire épouse celle d'une illustre famille provençale. Quand le vin est une histoire d'amour et de fidélité... A quelques kilomètres de Tarascon, le Domaine de Lansac et ses 40 hectares de vignes produisent des vins de pays qui exprime la puissance d'un terroir de…

Fromagerie du Mas Reynaud
Produits laitiers - Fromage

Fromagerie du Mas Reynaud

Tarascon

Vente directe au mas de fromages de chèvre.

Château de Tarascon
Monument

Château de Tarascon

Tarascon

The imposing fortress of Tarascon stands like a sentinel overlooking the waters of the Rhône. During the Middle Ages, the château was located on the border of the County of Provence, opposite Beaucaire and French territory, and gave the impression of defence. Louis II, Duke of Anjou and Count…

Le Rex
Cinema

Le Rex

Tarascon

Two cinema screens. Dolby sound. Air conditioning. General release, original language, 3D and arthouse films; subscription card. All ticket prices reduced on Wednesdays.

Where to eat

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

Art de vivre

The Cagole

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The herbs de Provence

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Terroir

Sardines

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More inspirations

Serving tourism

Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme is a non-profit ‘association loi 1901’ organisation.It is entrusted by the Département (or regional council) to promote tourism in Bouches-du-Rhône while respecting the environment and local residents, and guaranteeing visitors a top-quality experience.

The best of the destination

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.