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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    41 cours National
    13690 Graveson

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Where to stay

Mas Albert
Holiday rental

Mas Albert

Graveson

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 -…

Le Mazet
Holiday rental

Le Mazet

Maillane

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,…

Le Saint Pons
Holiday rental

Le Saint Pons

Graveson

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…

Les Micocouliers
Campsite

Les Micocouliers

Graveson

The camping site lies at the heart of Provence, about 10km from Avignon, St-Rémy and les Baux. Pleasant, peaceful setting, swimming and paddling pool. 65 pitches of 100 m2 on flat ground, trees, grass and shade, mobile home rental. Open from 15th March to 15th October. " Les micocouliers"…

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…

Le Mazet Des Pins
Holiday rental

Le Mazet Des Pins

Graveson

Independent apartment in host's garden. Ground floor: living room / kitchen, shower room with toilet. First floor: two bedrooms with 1 double bed. 2 single beds in the mezzanine. TV+DVD. Patio with garden furniture, gas barbecue and swimming pool. Cot available upon request. Air conditioning.…

L'Olivier
Holiday rental

L'Olivier

Graveson

In the countryside, on an organic farm (fruits and vegetables), gite adjoining another gite but well separated. Private 500 m² courtyard fully closed, terrace 33 m² under pergola with garden furniture.On the ground floor : kitchen (oven, microwave) open to the living room, dining area, sofa bed…

Mas De Rey
B&B

Mas De Rey

Rognonas

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…

La Galine
Holiday rental

La Galine

Graveson

On the same property with the gite 100308, independent house on a park with trees. Tastefull decoration with exposed beams and provencal stones …Ground floor : living room with fireplace (wood included), flat screen TV, kitchen/dining space, terrace 27 m² south oriented, with a stone barbecue,…

Things to do

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
Outdoor leisure

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…

Artisanat des tranchées 1914-1918
Cultural place

Artisanat des tranchées 1914-1918

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 de Région Auguste Chabaud
Cultural place

Musée de Région Auguste Chabaud

Graveson

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…

Museum Frédéric Mistral
Cultural place

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…

Musée des Arômes et du Parfum
Cultural place

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…

Musée du Patrimoine
Cultural place

Musée du Patrimoine

Eyragues

This museum exhibits items from the past donated by the people of Eyragues and others wanting these precious testimonies to be preserved for future generations. Regular temporary exhibitions.

Cave Magali
Wines

Cave Magali

Graveson

Table wines, Côtes du Ventoux, Côtes du Rhône and champagne. Retail sales and tastings. No visits. Open every day except Sundays.

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

The bouillabaisse of Marseille

The bouillabaisse of Marseille

Bouillabaisse, an ancient treasure and epic adventure...

The soap

The soap

Tradition

'Savon de Marseille', how to tell the real from the fake

The pizza

The pizza

When a tourist comes to Marseille, one of the first things they have to eat is the local speciality: Pizza!

The Sun

The Sun

Sunshine, one of the fundamentals of life in the South…