Ecomusée de la Forêt Méditerranéenne

Gardanne - Cultural place

Avec ses 1000 m2 d'expositions sur 3 niveaux et un parcours aménagé traversant un parc forestier de 13 ha, l'écomusée de la forêt vous propose de découvrir de façon ludique et interactive les secrets de la forêt méditerranéenne.Il vise à transmettre des idées et des savoirs sur l'environnement mais surtout à sensibiliser un large public à ce patrimoine forestier régional si riche et si fragile. Une visite enrichissante et pleines de surprises vous attend.

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  • Private parking, Coach park
  • Catering
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Information provided by OT Gardanne

  • Contact

    Ecomusée de la Forêt Méditerranéenne
    CD7
    20 chemin De Roman

    13120 Gardanne

  • Phone

    • 04 42 65 42 10
  • Fax

    04 42 58 49 72

  • Website

Nearby

  1. Les Collines de la Malle

    Campsite

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  2. Office de Tourisme de Gardanne

    Tourist office

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  3. Kyriad Aix Les Milles - Plan de Campagne

    Hotel

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  4. Maéva

    Holiday rental

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Where to stay

Les Amandiers Du Moussou
Holiday rental

Les Amandiers Du Moussou

Bouc Bel Air

Au coeur des Bouches du Rhône, entre Aix en Provence et Marseille, à proximité des plus beaux sites touristiques de Provence, pour des séjours professionnels, proche des zones d'activité de la Duranne et des Milles, vous serez accueillis dans une maison de village rénovée, classée 3…

La Féraude
B&B

La Féraude

Gardanne

Situé dans un cadre enchanteur, on vous accueillera dans un environnement chaleureux et convivial, derrière le pavillon du Roi René. Un écrin de verdure au coeur d'un vallon retiré... hors du temps.

Campanile Aix-en-Provence Sud - Pont de l'Arc
Hotel

Campanile Aix-en-Provence Sud - Pont de l'Arc

Aix en Provence

Located south, at 5mn drive from city center, nearby exit / entrance of the motorway to join Marseille, Nice, Avignon. The hotel has been completely renovated in 2012, with 119 rooms in a pleasant and quiet setting, close to the river of the Arc. Every room has flat screen TV and free wifi. The…

Kyriad Aix Les Milles - Plan de Campagne
Hotel

Kyriad Aix Les Milles - Plan de Campagne

Bouc Bel Air

This 3-star hotel restaurant combines comfort, design and new technologies. Located between Marseille and Aix en Provence, 1 minute from exit No. 1 of the A51 motorway. 20 minutes drive from the Aix TGV station, nearby the village of Bouc Bel Air and the shopping commercial area of ​​Plan de…

L'Etape
Hotel

L'Etape

Bouc Bel Air

Here, you will find a true home from home, in the very heart of Provence,with a very warm welcome, excellent food and a comfortable and colourful hotel which prides itself on providing the very best the region has to offer, blending modernity and tradition, gastronomy and friendliness. You…

Suite Home Aix en Provence Sud
Resort

Suite Home Aix en Provence Sud

Bouc Bel Air

Residence located south of Aix en Provence, on the way to Marseille, in a large landscaped, with outdoor pool, sauna / hammam, fitness room, private parking, laundry, luggage room, and a spacious outdoor terrace. This residence proposes 74 contemporary air conditioned apartments, fully furnished…

Maéva
Holiday rental

Maéva

Gardanne

Entre Aix et Marseille, sur les hauteurs de la ville de Gardanne, joli appartement en rez de jardin disposant de sa piscine privative (9x4 - fermée par une barrière - accessible du 15/05 au 15/10), d'une grande terrasse ombragée (90 m²) et d'un jardin cloturé avec jeux d'enfants (250 m²),…

Villa Eden
B&B

Villa Eden

Meyreuil

Villa Eden welcomes you to its property in Meyreuil, 5 km from Aix-en-Provence and near the mountain Sainte-Victoire. You will stay in an independent room of the villa of 80 m2 composed of 2 independent rooms, a bathroom, a toilet, a patio and a living room. Parking is free, like the wifi.…

Hôtel Olympe - A.D.I.J.
Hotel

Hôtel Olympe - A.D.I.J.

Aix en Provence

This small hotel is located south, near the exit of the Pont de l'Arc, a few steps from CREPS. Parking, rooms with shower and toilet, telephone. The restaurant offers three buffets for a full meal. The hotel is not near the center, it requires a car for evenings in town.

Things to do

Montaiguet, Collines de Gardanne
Mountains

Montaiguet, Collines de Gardanne

Aix en Provence, Mimet, Simiane Collongue, Bouc Bel Air, Gréasque, Gardanne, Saint Savournin, Fuveau, Meyreuil

The Massif du Montaiguet forms a small semi-circular massif, standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Aix-en-Provence to the northwest and the town of Gardanne to the southeast. It is delimited to the North and East by the A8 highway, to the South by the RD6 road and to the West by the RN8 road. This…

La Pignata
Family recreation

La Pignata

Bouc Bel Air

La Pignata sports and leisure centre is designed for children in 4ha grounds. A variety of options to choose from: - themed birthdays - holiday camps without accommodation (1/2 day, full day or week) - summer camp activity days - educational and sports workshops on Wednesday afternoons -…

Jazz Fola Live Club
Cultural place

Jazz Fola Live Club

Aix en Provence

Welcome at the new jazz club, Jazz Fola, a stage open for live music. Located in Aix-en-Provence country land, between Pont de l'Arc and Luynes, this fully air conditionned new venue, became in few monthes the place to be for all jazz music actors or lovers. The ambiance is unique, friendly and…

Musée de plein air Paul Cézanne
Cultural place

Musée de plein air Paul Cézanne

Gardanne

Le musée de plein air Paul Cézanne se situe sur la colline des frères face au motif Cézannien qu'est le vieux village de Gardanne. Une promenade aménagée à cet effet retrace la vie du peintre sur Gardanne de 1885 à 1886 à Gardanne ainsi que ses oeuvres.

Lou Miss - Fromage de chèvre
Produits laitiers - Fromage

Lou Miss - Fromage de chèvre

Meyreuil

At Gaec ‘Lou Miss, goats' cheese are made in Meyreuil, close to the city limits of Aix-en-Provence. To be precise, the farm is located in the Massif du Montaiguet and has around 50 Rove goats. They help us produce fromage frais, cream and dry cheeses, as well as Rove brousse cheese. Not to…

JA Créations
Craftsman

JA Créations

Gardanne

JA Création ce sont des bijoux uniques, faits à la main en perles de pierres naturelles. Possibilité de créations sur mesure.

Faïencerie provençale
Clay - Pottery - Ceramic

Faïencerie provençale

Bouc Bel Air

Design and manufacture of traditional Moustiers earthenware, reproduction of vintage items, tiling and jewellery provided with a certificate of authenticity. Design workshop, jewellery, bags, fashion accessories.

Musée Gardanne Autrefois
Cultural place

Musée Gardanne Autrefois

Gardanne

Musée de l'histoire locale : Il retrace la vie des gardannais et des provençaux depuis le XVIIIème siècle jusqu'au milieu du XXème siècle.

Ferme pédagogique de Valabre
Family recreation

Ferme pédagogique de Valabre

Gardanne

Ferme viticole et céréalière. Visite des vergers, oliveraies, vignoble, domaine forestier, irrigation, expérimentation, matériel. Dégustation. Possibilité de restauration au lycée.

Where to eat

Les terrasses du Z5
Cuisine de Provence

Les terrasses du Z5

Aix en Provence

Ideally located in the Aix-en-Provence activity cluster, the “Les Terrasses du Z5" restaurant is in a unique environment at the heart of the magnificent Z5 centre. Make the most of a real haven of peace with traditional cuisine made from fresh ingredients for a great lunch break. In the…

L'Etape
Cuisine de Provence

L'Etape

Bouc Bel Air

Time does indeed go by! The landmark establishment Etape Lani has now become "L'Etape", with the founding Lani family hanging up their chef's hats. Their successors have changed nothing of the hearty, gastronomic cuisine that made the restaurant so popular, but there is one difference: the new…

Campanile Aix-en-Provence Sud - Pont de l'Arc - Gril
Cuisine de Provence

Campanile Aix-en-Provence Sud - Pont de l'Arc - Gril

Aix en Provence

Five minutes from the city centre, on the banks of the Arc river, enjoy the restaurant's tranquillity and traditional cuisine with unlimited buffets. The restaurant was renovated in March 2011.

Inspirations

La Provence

La Provence

Provence is more than a simple destination, it's a whole way of life!

Sardines

Sardines

Terroir

This summer fish is the stuff both legends and dishes are made of

La Poutargue

La Poutargue

'Boutargue', an amber-coloured jewel fished on the shores of Martigues...

Quince

Quince

A story that will make you turn to jelly...

As yellow as sunshine and as warm as a winter fireplace... The quince isn't very pretty, but the people of Provence love it. You could even say that a passion has been born between this irregular-shaped fruit, somewhat resembling a dented, rustic pear and our lovers of jams, jellies and pastes.

Serving tourism

Provence Tourisme est une association loi 1901. Sa mission, confiée par le Département : promouvoir le tourisme dans les Bouches-du-Rhône dans le respect de l’environnement et des habitants et garantir aux visiteurs un accueil de qualité.

The best of the destination

En accord avec les aspirations et les goûts de chacun, Provence Tourisme propose d’incontournables valeurs sûres comme des conseils pour sortir des sentiers battus, grâce à sa connaissance profonde du terrain et de par sa neutralité commerciale.