Musée de Région Auguste Chabaud
Graveson - Cultural place
The Auguste Chabaud Regional Museum presents a permanent collection of works by this Provençal artist from the first half of the 20th century. He was a companion of Matisse and the Fauvists whose subjects included the landscapes of the Alpilles and La Montagnette, everyday life in the villages and the night-life of the shady side of Paris at the start of the century. Temporary exhibitions are hosted from time to time, on a theme connected to the work of Auguste Chabard or another artist.
Auguste Chabaud - Fascination & Nostalgia between Provence and Tunisia: from 9 February to 2 June 2013. Exceptional exhibition as part of Marseille Provence 2013.
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Musée de Région Auguste Chabaud
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Where to stay
Le Saint Pons
The Gîte 'Saint-Pons' is situated half-way between Avignon and Arles, in the country, very well fit-out, adjoining the owners' provencal house, with private courtyard of 200 sq.m. You can relax on the terrace in the shade of the hackberry and access to a the shared enclosed swiming-pool (11m x…
Between Avignon and St Rémy de Provence, at the foot of the Montagnette'hills, beautiful independent renovated farmhouse on 1200 m² of closed area. Secure private swimming pool (12 x 4 - from 01st.05 to the 15th 10), relaxing spaces under the trees in the grass and in the courtyard. On the same…
Between St Rémy and Avignon, small Provençal country cottage on the same level, independent in the countryside, on a semi closed ground. In front of apple trees run in organic, terrace (65 m ²) with garden furniture and sunshades, in front of the above-ground privative swimming pool (15/06 -…
One storey house, roomy, fully renovated. Adjacent to the gite 331 on an 11-hectare farm. Gite 329 and the owners' residence on site. Enclosed 25 m² terrace with partial shade. Living room/lounge with wood stove (wood included). Built in kitchen. Dryer. WC. Bathroom. 3 double bed rooms. Sheets…
Le Clos de Lucie
Beautiful renovated house completely independent, in the heart of the Massif de la Montagnette , 12 km from Avignon and 20 km from St Rémy de Provence. On only one level, this gite can welcome 6 people in a park completely fenced, offering a securised swimming pool (barrier) 12 mx 6 m (1 to 2m…
The Mazet offers weekly or night rentals of furnished apartments and 1 guest room. Located in the heart of the Alpilles, in Barbentane in Provence halfway between Avignon, Saint Rémy,...During your stay, you can benefit from the laundry room (washing machine and dryer), common to the tenants. A…
In a traditional village in the Alpilles, 500 meters from shops, totally independent house on a large open yard of 1000 m² in the countryside. On the ground floor : nice bright room opening onto the shaded 30 m² terrace with garden furniture and sunbathing. Living-room with sofa for 2 people,…
Things to do
Bamboo in Provence
A bamboo plantation 4,5 ha to discover through a course arrow in a collection of bamboos and the freshness of a vegetal tunnel. A wide variety of trees and flowering shrubs give a bloom year-round, accompanied by a panel of grass. Pools with a collection of water plants and water lilies brightly…
MISTRAL ENTREPRISES, Ets COMBE
For three generations this family-run business, with more than sixty years' experience in Camargue reeds, has been producing and distributing mats originally used to protect crops from the cold. Today, times have changed and other uses have been found; our reed mats are now used for covering…
Les Figuières du Mas de Luquet
More than 35 years ago in Graveson, Francis et Jacqueline Honoré decided to bring to life their passion for figs. Their operation specialises in growing and processing this fruit. Jam, nectar, chutney and syrup are just some of the culinary creations which will delight gourmets. Our family-run…
Boulangerie-pâtisserie FASSY DE PROVENCE
In the Maillane area, Fassy breads and fougasses have been made with passion and skills passed down from father to son over six generations. Traditional breads in many different forms, kneaded with the best flours. Sweet and savoury fougasses: the main part of the traditional thirteen desserts.
Located on the ground floor of the country house, in the Park of the poets. This new space allows to present the best very diverse collections of objects reflecting the past of Eyragues, of the country of Arles, in Provence. Throughout the year the Museum houses temporary exhibitions.
The Montagnette hills
Boulbon, Graveson, Tarascon, Barbentane
La Montagnette is an isolated mountain with well-defined contours, located in the extreme north-west of the department. La Montagnette is a low-altitude mountain (150 m), but with rather steep slopes, particularly on its eastern and western faces where slopes prohibit access by roads. This…
Where to eat
Located in the centre of Maillane, where author Frédéric Mistral - a fervent defender of Provencal traditions - was born, this is what you could call a "great little place". The owner is warm and welcoming and so is his food. Mistral would have been proud of this tribute to fresh and local fare…
Bouillabaisse, an ancient treasure and epic adventure...
Drawing its inspiration from the city's sulphurous reputation since the early 20th century, this literary movement is a spinoff from the 'Roman Noir' crime novel
Aix-en-Provence prides in concocting 'Calisson' candies made with a thin candied melon paste and ground almonds topped with royal icing. Yummy
Epiphany in Provence is like nowhere else!