Conservatoire du santon Provençal

Arles - Cultural place

Offer "Arles in winter": 2.5EUR instead of 3.5EUR

The Conservatory of the Provençal Santon inaugurated in 2017, was created by the santonnier Henri Vezolles. Surrounded by collector friends, they decided to exhibit to the public their most beautiful santons.It is undoubtedly one of the richest museums in the santon in Provence. In an 18th century house you can admire the works of the greatest Provençal santonniers of the past and today.In addition to the works of fifteen santonniers "Best Workers of France" you will find on more than 160 m2 of exhibition the history of the Provençal santon.Through more than 2000 santons made by more than 100 santonniers from the 19th to the 21st century you will have the most complete vision of this popular art that is the charm of Provencal Christmases.

Information provided by OT Arles

  • Address

    14 Rond-point Des arènes
    13200 Arles

  • Phone

    • 04 90 93 48 80

Where to stay

The Arlesian House - ground floor
Holiday rental

The Arlesian House - ground floor

Arles

This hyper central apartment has been completely renovated with peps colors. It is located in the heart of the historic centre of Arles, between the arenas and the Forum Square. All amenities are in close proximity but the environment is very quiet. It is located on the ground floor of a small…

Coup de Coeur
Holiday rental

Coup de Coeur

Arles

Furnished 2nd floor apartment (fridge freezer, 2 ovens etc.) 60m² plus mezzanine overlooking the Arena. 17th century building, antique furniture. Large living room (40 m²), bedroom with bathroom, separate WC with washbasin. Perfect condition.

Parking area for camping car
Campsite

Parking area for camping car

Arles

About 20 places are reserved for the parking of motorhomes on the Kalymnos wharf, along the quays of the Rhône, with a stunning view of the old centre.The parking area is accessible to motorhomes only via Camargue Avenue. Payment is due from 9am to 7pm, excluding Sunday and low-season public…

The Mas de Lee
B&B

The Mas de Lee

Arles

Built at the beginning of the 20th century, the mas has been in our family for 3 generations. Located on the heights of the plateau, you will enjoy an exceptional view of the city and the Abbey of Montmajour.5 km from the centre of Arles, 10 km from Fontvieille, 19 km from Baux de Provence 27 km…

Villa Laure
B&B

Villa Laure

Arles

Nearby Arles, Camargue, Alpilles and Provence. Easy road access. Bus nearby. Free parking. Close to small neighborhood businesses. Located 2km from the city centre and 1.5 km of the Luma Foundation. The countryside to the city, free parking!Three guest rooms to rent in charming, with flowery…

Best Western Atrium
Hotel

Best Western Atrium

Arles

As a couple, with family, friends or in a group, from our hotel in Arles, you can benefit from a perfect location for visiting the arenas, theaters and the many museums of little Rome of the Gauls or even exploring the Provence and the Camargue. Stay in a hotel that combines charm, calm and…

Museum
Hotel

Museum

Arles

Opposite the Réattu Museum, next to the baths of Constantine and the Rhône Valley, this former mansion of the 16th and 17th century is located in the heart of the historic town, high place of encounter and culture. You will find in this building, calm, comfort, warm hospitality, patio, art…

Le Mazet 35
Holiday rental

Le Mazet 35

Arles

Our "typical of Camargue" residence is a model of provencal village.Our accomodations, no. 35 and no. 36 are located in a site of tourism with many activities, all available for tenants. The residence is perfectly closed and secure. Our accomodations, inside this residence have a garden enclosed…

Arles Plaza
Hotel

Arles Plaza

Arles

Hotel Arles Plaza combines originality, design and comfort. The hotel offers many services in a spacious and contemporary setting: a large reception hall, a heated pool with its Jacuzzi and steam room, covered winter garden, bar and restaurant room for breakfast and group dinners. To delight your…

Things to do

Les céramiques de Marine
Craftsman / producer

Les céramiques de Marine

Arles

Marine Carrara welcomes you in his workshop-shop ceramics, where you can see him make his pieces dedicated to the arts of the table.After a degree in ceramic crafts, Navy has spent two years in artist residency in Antibes. And since December, 2017, she asked her bags in Arles. It produces parts…

The Marshall district
Cultural place

The Marshall district

Arles

The District of the Marshall ("from the Middle") occupies a modest surface between the city (or town hall) and the arugula, on the edge of the Rhône.Its history dates back to the medieval renaissance of the city, around the 12th century. Habitat, it differs little from the neighbouring districts…

Theatre of Arles
Cultural place

Theatre of Arles

Arles

To subscribe is easy and inexpensive. A subscription includes three minimum shows selected freely in category A, B or C. Two possibilities: individual subscription and the subscription group. Subscriptions can be taken throughout the season, 15 to 40% discount on the prices depending on the…

Sud Labo en Provence
Souvenirs shopping

Sud Labo en Provence

Arles

Your photo lab offers since the 2015 winter sale of santons. Carbonel, Escoffier, Arterra. You will find everything necessary to carry out the traditional Provençal crèche.

Montmajour Abbey
Cultural place

Montmajour Abbey

Arles

Located on the outskirts of the city of Arles, the Benedictine abbey of Montmajour is an exceptional example of a monument that bears witness to nearly eight centuries of history and architecture in Provence for a community of 50 to 80 monks consists of several buildings and forms a repertoire of…

Soleileïs
Shopping gourmand

Soleileïs

Arles

Craft glacier, specialty ice cream with olive oil. Only natural ingredients

Musee Reattu
Cultural place

Musee Reattu

Arles

Formerly known as the Grand Prieuré de l'Ordre de Malte (Grand Priory of the Order of Malta). The Grand Priory was originally formed of two adjoining commanderies, each built around an inner courtyard. Of the Saliers commandery built in the 15th century, the southern façade of the inner…

Sya Bijoux
Craftsman / producer

Sya Bijoux

Arles

Amandine SANDERS graduated in jewellery and has been employed for 10 years. Passionate about creating since childhood, she feels the need to propose its style and its own ideas. She then created his Studio, home, and joined a boutique shared in 2018. Her fancy jewelry highlight of natural stones…

Larry
Craftsman / producer

Larry

Arles

Tonello, located in Arles, is a unique in its field, specialising in two different but complementary areas: the creation of reinforced concrete staircases cast on site and the production and laying of the coating. the laying of poured granite or 'Venetian terrace' flooring and the production…

Where to eat

The Oyster Bar
Restaurants à emporter

The Oyster Bar

Arles

" Arles in winter " special offer : a free cup of coffee! The restaurant has two dining rooms, one beside the oyster bar counter and a second beyond (armchairs and wall seats). Both are air-conditioned. From March 15 to October 15 : terrace on the Place du Forum. The chef cooks with…

Criquet
Cuisine de Provence

Criquet

Arles

Located in the historical center, in the area of the border, cricket offers traditional and Provencal cuisine.Room in ground floor and upstairs, small terrace in summer (table for 2 only).Formulas: midi (off Sunday and holidays): dish of the day + dessert of the day 16 euros entry + dish 26 euros…

V G : La cantine végétale
Restaurants à emporter

V G : La cantine végétale

Arles

Restaurant and tea room 100% vegan.It is in the heart of the city that you can find this charming and poetic place in the garden of the Van Gogh space.Marie Muccio offers an elaborate, vegetable, organic and local restaurant with multiple flavours. A diet that takes care of your health and that…

Le Réfectoire
Table 13

Le Réfectoire

Arles

A convivial canteen offering a generous traditional cooking, prepared with fresh seasonal produces, to savour on large tables, inside or outside.

Infin Coffee
Restaurants à emporter

Infin Coffee

Arles

Offer "Arles in winter": a coffee offered with formulas.Warm coffee shop bathed in light, offering a specialty coffee, cakes, granola, soup, salad, sandwiches based on local products.It's all homemade.Continuous service: the entire menu at all hours.

The Gallery
Cuisine de Provence

The Gallery

Arles

A warm and friendly, a musical atmosphere and a food exclusively fresh produce and seasonal.Some essential dishes!The mouse of lamb confit, our crispy goat honey, "The Gallary" revisited Lemon tart and more...

Taverne du Forum
Cuisine de Provence

Taverne du Forum

Arles

Terrace seats 80, inside room seats 22.

At The Gourmand Happiness
Restaurants à emporter

At The Gourmand Happiness

Arles

At Bonheur Gourmand invites you to a cocooning place where you can pause for a while. Snack at noon with quiche or salad that vary according to seasonal vegetables and soups in winter. For the afternoon, a relaxing time with a corner reserved for children that can delight young and old: games,…

O'Pat'Thai
Restaurants à emporter

O'Pat'Thai

Arles

Des nouilles asiatiques en Wok, en soupe, sur place, à emporter ou livraison à domicile ! Composez vous même votre Wok ou soupe, ou choisissez des plats de nouilles à la carte !