Le Centre Ancien

Grans - Site

Le centre ancien comprend un ensemble remarquable de façades ornées (fin 18e- début 19e siècles) en particulier sur le cours Camille Pelletan.
Plusieurs façades sont datées du règne de Louis XV (style Rocaille provençal) en particulier le n°34, à décor de mascarons l'hôtel au n°29 présente une façade à trois niveaux, scandés de panneaux sculptés de feuilles de chênes et d'oliviers, les fenêtres encadrées de crosses de fougères. Au n° 36, la façade d'inspiration néo-classique est ornée de pilastres collosaux cannelés unifiant les deux niveaux supérieurs d'une seule envolée.
Ce parti néo-classique sera repris à la Restauration (début 19e siècle), en plus emphatie et rigoureux avec épaississement des pilastres et augmentation du décor et de l'entablement, en particulier sur les hôtels place de la Fontaine d'Or et rue du Four. Le luxe de ces belles demeures de la bourgeoisie foncière locale, qui puise ses revenus dans la culture du mûrier et de l'olivier, dénote un sens du décor urbain, qui détonne dans un milieu rural et semble avoir été l'oeuvre d'architectes avignonnais ou aixois.

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  • Contact

    Office de Tourisme
    Boulevard Victor Jauffret

    13450 Grans

  • Phone

    • 04 90 55 88 92

Nearby

  1. Le Domaine d'Alèzen

    B&B

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  2. Mlle Caroline Dameron

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  3. Moulin De Picaud

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  4. Château de Couloubriers

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Where to stay

Albizia
Holiday rental

Albizia

Salon de Provence

Small independent, atypical House, in quiet area of Salon de Provence, a 15-minute walk from the city centre and 5 minutes from a fitness trail! Shops nearby! Rental for two people.Ideal for visiting Provence, you will be seated in a studio of 30 m2, including for your convenience: a TV corner…

Hôtel Révotel
Hotel

Hôtel Révotel

Salon de Provence

Revotel is an independent hotel managed and run by two people. It was completely restored and redecorated in 2004 and 2005, with a view to providing maximum comfort, service and welcome to our clientele at the lowest price. A receptionist will welcome you and offer you a hot or cold drink, or…

Villa Linda
B&B

Villa Linda

Salon de Provence

Located 2 minutes walk from the city centre salon, in a calm and soothing atmosphere, the bed and breakfast "Villa Linda" offers a warm and friendly atmosphere. Spacious bathroom with large bathtub, bedroom with bed 2 places overlooking a large balcony with stunning views. Full breakfast, dinner…

Moulin De Picaud
B&B

Moulin De Picaud

Grans

In an ancient mill from the 19 th century, in the heart of a shaded and verdant outdoor area near a river, lovely bedrooms in an extension of the house. Parking. Shared securised swimming pool. Pool house with relaxing place, and kitchen for breakfast during the summer. lounge/dining room in…

Les Balcons Du Pilon
Holiday rental

Les Balcons Du Pilon

Salon de Provence

Individual of type 2 air-conditioned House located in the wing of a beautiful property at 2 steps from the historic center of living room and quiet. With an entirely independent entry. The living kitchen in the DRC overlook a beautiful terrace tiled with corner plancha. The kitchen is fully…

Château de Couloubriers
B&B

Château de Couloubriers

Grans

Au pied des Alpilles, dans le calme absolu d'un domaine de 40 ha, le Château de Couloubriers offre à ses hôtes un séjour de quiétude en chambre d'hôte ou gîte. Les chambres, spacieuses et personnalisées, allient le charme d'un mobilier ancien à un grand confort. Au pied des Alpilles,…

Gites Des Bergeronnettes
Holiday rental

Gites Des Bergeronnettes

Salon de Provence

Gîte attenant à la maison, construction traditionnelle provençale. Il est constitué d'un rez de chaussée avec une salle principale, coin cuisine, un wc et une salle de bain. En mezzanine couchage pour 2 adultes (140X190) et lit d'appoint réglable pour jeune enfant (- de 12 ans), lave linge,…

Hôtel Régina
Hotel

Hôtel Régina

Salon de Provence

Charming hotel in the town centre, near the historic centre. Quiet rooms overlooking interior terrace, close to amenities, family welcome.

Villa Glanum
Holiday rental

Villa Glanum

Salon de Provence

Residence VILLA GLANUM is equipped with nine (2015) by the owner with all the comfort wished and expected.Rental rates are degressive according to the time and season.New construction performed January 2015.-Residence VILLA GLANUM is ideally located in the heart of PROVENCE, in outside the city…

Things to do

Jean Potier
Clay

Jean Potier

Grans

Jean POTIER travaille la terre vernissée d'inspiration provençale traditionnelle à la base, avec une réinterprétation personnelle et originale de certains motifs qui peuvent rappeler les décors des textiles provençaux, ou d'autres issus de ses propres créations. C'est la campagne…

Museum of the Empéri, Salon and Crau and room Theodore Jourdan
Museum

Museum of the Empéri, Salon and Crau and room Theodore Jourdan

Salon de Provence

Perched on the rock of Puech overlooking the town of Salon, the medieval fortress of the Empéri was residence of the archbishops of Arles 9th to 18th centuries. It now houses the old collections Raoul and Jean Brunon, rich of France, devoted to the French military history from Louis XIV up to…

Meloceanes - Thierry Melchio PDO de Provence olive oil producer
Olives - Huiles d'olives

Meloceanes - Thierry Melchio PDO de Provence olive oil producer

Salon de Provence

Meloceanes - Thierry Melchio PDO de Provence olive oil producer. (PDO = Appellation of origin protected).Fruity black, fruity green, our Assembly: combining fruity black and fruity green, compromise between the two. All our oils are found under different packages to fit your needs.

Atelier Gasquet - santons
Christmas crib figures

Atelier Gasquet - santons

Salon de Provence

Manufacture of santons of cribs, accessories, dressed santons... By Appointment

Un dimanche à la campagne
Souvenirs

Un dimanche à la campagne

Salon de Provence

Gifts, souvenirs, decoration for the House.

The Tourist Office shop - Point permanent sale items of the PAF
Souvenirs

The Tourist Office shop - Point permanent sale items of the PAF

Salon de Provence

Shop from the Tourist Office located in the showcase of the street Jean Blanchard offers throughout the year articles of the PAF (patrol acrobatic of France), books, DVD, polo, t-shirt, caps, door key and many others... with regularly news and other... It is the only permanent sales in France!

Nayrac Denis
Craftsman

Nayrac Denis

Lançon Provence

Bienvenue à tous les passionnés d'Art! Denis Nayrac, créateur, vous ouvre les portes de son atelier afin de vous faire partager sa passion du métal. De nombreuses oeuvres et sculptures y sont exposées de façon permanente. Dans son atelier, Denis Nayrac souhaite aussi réunir des artistes,…

Galerie d'Art "Ken et Dy" propose des souvenirs de la Provence
Souvenirs

Galerie d'Art "Ken et Dy" propose des souvenirs de la Provence

Salon de Provence

La Galerie d'Art propose des souvenirs de la Provence.

Bonne nuit - Provencal and other fabrics
Souvenirs

Bonne nuit - Provencal and other fabrics

Salon de Provence

Ideas souvenirs, gifts, sale of Provençal fabrics and other treasures of the Provence, in the historic centre.

Where to eat

The talk box
Cuisine de Provence

The talk box

Salon de Provence

Welcomes you lunch at his table from Tuesday to Friday. Fresh, seasonal and local products. The tandem for €10 (salt pie and pastry. Spreads in seasonal vegetables, the egg with goat cheese or ham, with salad of crudenesses between €7.50 and €9.50, savoury pies (with salad of raw…

3 Poivrons
Cuisine de Provence

3 Poivrons

Salon de Provence

Gourmet dishes, we welcome you time for a getaway in a traditional provencal décor. A small room to share warm and authentic moments in family, couple or friends in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.Nice terrace in the summer. The map that favors, freshness and originality, features the tastes…

Roy - Mathias fathers table
Food guide restaurant

Roy - Mathias fathers table

Salon de Provence

Gourmets will be delighted to take part in the latest adventure of chef Mathias Pérès (ex-"O Bout d’Istres"), in the shape of an 18th-century mansion house that used to belong to a Count. The food has excellent breeding too of course, and is brilliantly orchestrated by a chef that takes pride…

En aparthé (s)
Cuisine de Provence

En aparthé (s)

Salon de Provence

A lovely restaurant, tea room with garden and home-made salted sweet cooking. To awaken your taste buds, odours, flavours and scents at any time... Salad, quiche, bread, soup, tatin, clafouti, crumble, cheese cake, Chocolate Fudge... All our dishes are made by us. A lunch break, a family brunch,…

Tiger's House
Cuisine de Provence

Tiger's House

Miramas

Get yourself down to the greens! The Miramas Golf Club is home to this bright, modern brasserie, set in an expertly renovated farmhouse. In addition to the daily specials that vary according to market produce and the season, you can also enjoy other French brasserie classics, fresh mixed salads,…

La Salle à Manger "The dining room"
Food guide restaurant

La Salle à Manger "The dining room"

Salon de Provence

Cruet-SOAP of the 19th century House, richly decorated with his secret garden in the heart of Salon. Miège family opened her home to a charming generous, creative cuisine restaurant, half-caste flavours of travel...The reservation is strongly recommended! "" Restaurant recommended by '…

Inspirations

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