Musée de Région Auguste Chabaud

Graveson - Museum

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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    41 cours National
    13690 Graveson

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  1. Le Clos De Bagalance

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  2. Belleviste

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  3. Le Moulin d'Aure

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  4. La Maison De Mamie

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Where to stay

Le Clos de Lucie
Holiday rental

Le Clos de Lucie

Barbentane

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…

Le Clos De Bagalance
Holiday rental

Le Clos De Bagalance

Barbentane

On the heights of the village of Barbentane , between Avignon and the Alpilles , very nice house , completely independent , in an environment of oaks and pines on 1ha not fenced . Private pool ( 5x14m - depth 1.2 to 2 m) with safety cover , pool house (shower and toilet ) with garden furniture…

Le Mas des Amandiers
Hotel

Le Mas des Amandiers

Graveson

Logis of France, 3 fireplaces, 28 air-conditioned rooms wifi, TV, secure parking, heated pool.Opened from 15 March to 15 November and throughout the year on reservation.Independent restaurant on the site of the hotel.

Mme et M. Crouzet
B&B

Mme et M. Crouzet

Maillane

Set apart from the village, on the road to Saint Rémy, a long drive lined with plane trees leads the guests to a 17th century Mas facing the Alpilles, where Eve, David and Lucie offer you a simple welcome. Independent fully equipped kitchen for your use, garden furniture.

Fleurs de Glais - Bouquet 1
Holiday rental

Fleurs de Glais - Bouquet 1

Maillane

House adjoining another gite. Located in the country at 1 km of the village of Maillane. Near the Baux de Provence. Possibility of visiting Alpilles. Communal swimming pool (10x5m) open May 1st-Octobre 15 of monday at friday (access 10-12am and 2-4pm). Gd fl : Living room/kitchen. Shower room/wc.…

Le Mas Ferrand
B&B

Le Mas Ferrand

Graveson

Nineteenth century provencal farmhouse, 2 suites with 2 bedrooms and 2 fully equipped 60m2 lofts (private shady park, secure parking). Open all year round.

Le Guynemer
Holiday rental

Le Guynemer

Maillane

In the village of Maillane, gite on the 1st floor of a XIXth century house, completely renovated. Decorated with taste, the gite is accessible via an outside staircase. The staircase leads to the terrace of the house, about 10 m², private and adjoining the gite. 1st floor: living room / kitchen…

Belleviste
B&B

Belleviste

Maillane

Village natal de Frédéric Mistral, Maillane est idéalement situé à 7 km de Saint-Rémy de Provence, 12 km des Baux de Provence et 16 km d'Avignon. A votre disposition, 1 grande chambre avec TV, salle d'eau privative et WC indépendants, donnant sur 1 terrasse de 50 m² où vous pourrez…

Mme Nadine Reynaud
B&B

Mme Nadine Reynaud

Maillane

Located between St Remy de Provence and Avignon, this Provençal mas from 1750, has been restored in the original style with a garden, swimming pool, pergolla and private parking, has 4 guest bedrooms, all air conditioned, with bathroom and toilet. A lounge is available for guests.

Things to do

Artisanat des tranchées 1914
Museum

Artisanat des tranchées 1914

Châteaurenard

More than 1,000 items from the 1914-1918 war have been brought together in the home of Mme Maryse Dupont. Mme Dupont has a passionate interest in the First World War and has recreated an entire era with her impressive collection of items, each one more amazing than the last, including lighters…

Liqueur de Frigolet
Producer

Liqueur de Frigolet

Tarascon

Liqueur produced with 30 different plants; traditional syrup.

Musée des Arômes et du Parfum
Museum

Musée des Arômes et du Parfum

Graveson

Between Alpilles and La Montagnette, near Les Baux-de-Provence and Saint Rémy, the Museum of Aromas and Perfume in Graveson-en-Provence welcomes you to the land of scents. This magical organic, natural site of Provençal scents and aromas has been hidden away in the countryside for almost twenty…

Abbaye Saint Michel de Frigolet
Monument

Abbaye Saint Michel de Frigolet

Tarascon

Saint Michel de Frigolet Abbey (12th-14th century), in the heart of the unspoilt landscape of La Montagnette, takes its name from the many thyme bushes ('ferigoulo' in Provençal) that dot the hills. In 1133, a community of St Augustine canons settled in Frigolet; the current heart of the…

Provence Quad Location
Bicycle hire

Provence Quad Location

Graveson

Adult and child mountain bike rental. Organisation of quad biking tours and tastings accompanied by a state-certified guide. Discover the Baux de Provence Valley and the Alpilles. Accessible to all with a driver’s license and a minimum of 6 years for passengers. 1-3 hour or half day tours for…

Museum Frédéric Mistral
Museum

Museum Frédéric Mistral

Maillane

The poet Frédéric Mistral (1830-1914) lived in Maillane, where he composed all his work; in 1904 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was also the founder of the Félibrige association. The house where he lived from 1876 until his death on 25 March 1914 has retained the authentic…

Bougies de Provence
Craftsman

Bougies de Provence

Châteaurenard

Fabrication de bougies, photophores, lampes personnalisables. Utilisation de matières premières françaises (mèches, paraffine, parfums de Grâce. Visite de l'atelier sur rendez-vous. Vente à l'atelier et sur le site internet.

The Montagnette hills
Mountains

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…

Fabrique Santons de Provence
Christmas crib figures

Fabrique Santons de Provence

Graveson

The Provence Santon Studio in Graveson reveals lots of secrets and traditional skills. Mme Roze, Master Santon-maker, skilfully works the clay; all the santons, whether painted or dressed, require attention to detail, passion and fineness. She also offers visits to the studio and demonstrations…

Where to eat

L'Oustalet Maianen
Food guide restaurant

L'Oustalet Maianen

Maillane

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…

Le Mas des Amandiers
Cuisine de Provence

Le Mas des Amandiers

Graveson

At the foot of Montagnette, the Mas des Amandiers restaurant has had a completely fresh start, inspired by Elina Garbes and her team. Now open lunchtimes and evenings throughout the year, the restaurant has clearly opted for local clientele by offering four carefully-worked menus to delight food…

Inspirations

Art-de-vivre

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Serving tourism

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The best of the destination

So that everyone’s hopes and tastes are catered for, Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme promotes must-see destinations which take visitors off the beaten track, using its deep understanding of the area and its neutral role as a non-profit organisation.