Châteaurenard - Cultural place
At the age of 7 years, Stephen was waiting for Christmas with impatience. Every year, it's him who was responsible to install and set up the crib around the Christmas tree. At the age of retirement, he decided to build in the old fridge of his farmhouse and his surrender, a nursery that is divided into three parts: the 1st presents San Francisco in the nineteenth century and the Mas of Provence the second presents the drama of Mireille (of Frédéric Mistral) , the return of the herd of Alphonse Daudet third carts of San Francisco with the St Eloi, La Madeleine and anvils, provencal marriage, the bulls...
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Crèche du Mas Grichaud
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Where to stay
Villa independent, bright renovated 110 m², quiet, near the city center. Ground floor: 2 rooms with bed 160 and private bathroom, kitchen, living, laundry. Floor: 1 room BZ 140 and 2 beds single and SDE. Compulsory cleaning: 45 euros. Pets are allowed conditionally.
Two adjoining cottages in the countryside between Avignon and St Rémy de Provence, on en organic farm.Opening on a Japanese basin, a field bloomed with a pond, not far from the greenhouses producing fruit and vegetables from Provence, these holiday homes are equipped for 2 people, and the…
Mas De Rey
In the countryside between Avignon and St Rémy de Provence, former renewed mas with 3 rooms with independent entrance. You will like the terrace shaded by plane tree, the rose garden in front of parking lot, the swimming pool (enclosed - 10x5 m - of 10/05 in 10/09) with its fountain, without…
Duplex 24 m2, poolside, countryside, fenced.Stay with convertible 2 seats, kitchen equipped. Mezzanine with bed in 140.Private terrace.In common to the 2nd furnished:washing machine, swimming pool, spa, garden, bowling alley, ping-pong, Animals accepted, including horses (box available)Household…
The MAS of reunion
Laissez-vous séduire par le charme discret et le raffinement du Mas des Retrouvailles, une ancienne demeure provençale, offrant calme et quiétude. Vous pourrez vous reposer dans un cadre champêtre tout en profitant des terrasses de soleil dans le jardin arboré de 5 500 m2.
Things to do
Le Château Féodal des Comtes de Provence
Au sommet de la colline du Griffon se dresse le château féodal des XIIIème et XVème siècles. Cette ancienne forteresse des Comtes de Provence est classée monument historique. Les visites guidées permettent de découvrir Benoît XIII, un personnage hors du commun, l'architecture, la vie…
Les délices de Laure
Une cave coopérative où traditions viticoles et vent de jeunesse font très bon ménage. A Noves, au coeur d'un triangle formé entre Aix-en-Provence, Arles et Avignon, le Cellier de Laure joue pleinement la carte de la modernité, tout en mettant en valeur les fondamentaux de la viticulture…
Eglise Saint Baudile
The present church is known to be built on the site of a Roman place of worship. The first Christian chapel was built there in the 10th century. All that remains of the 12th century Romanesque church is the semi-circular apse, followed by a window surmounted by a cupola which supports a bell…
Serge Breton fabrique dans son atelier des bijoux d'inspiration médiévale d'après l'influence Violet le Duc sur l'école Parisienne au 19e siècle. Les matières travaillées sont : · Le cristal et les verres de Murano, la magie des couleurs de l'orient qui nous arrivent par ces vénitiens…
Village de Noves
This small village on the Durance Plain was fortified in the 14th century and is bursting with character. In this village, the home of Laura de Noves whom Petrarque sang about in his 'Canzionere', visitors can admire the Romanesque Saint Baudile church, the 12th and 14th century ramparts, Notre…
Where to eat
Camille in Provence
Including both the likes of Comté fritters and veal blanquette, this menu tells the story of a family of restauranteurs from the Jura region. The Pacaud family upped sticks and settled in the south, in search of sunshine and old-style bistro food. Expect home-cooked, traditional dishes that bare…
Le Mas de l'Echanson
The setting: a renovated farmhouse. The team: a renowned chef and sommelier. One undeniable fact: the clients just keep coming back to sample the saffron-dusted mussels and finger-rolls with butter blended with raw vegetables, trilogy of aubergines, nectarine-crusted duck fillet and lavender…
Auberge de Noves
This is one of those pearls hidden deep in Provence: a pretty, peaceful residence, an aristocrat of this welcoming and generous countryside, between Alpilles and Luberon, in 15 hectares of wooded grounds. Three generations of the Lalleman family have held this restaurant since 1955 within walls…
Francis lived happily close beside his tree...
Picked ripe from the tree, figs are simply to die for. They can also be scattered on trays and left to dry in the sun for 3 days: "That's the best way to keep your figs all winter – we serve figs at Christmas as one of Provence's famous 13 Desserts," smiles Jacqueline Honoré.
The Feria, more than just a bull fiesta!
'Savon de Marseille', how to tell the real from the fake