Explore the village of Orgon

Orgon - Cultural place

Orgon is a town of 3010 people in the Bouches du Rhone, located in the Parc natural Regional des Alpilles, 15 kilometres from Saint-Rémy, 25 km from Avignon and 6 km from the Parc Naturel Regional Luberon. This typically Provençal village, dominated by the chapel Notre Dame de Beauregard and the ruins of the ancient fortress of the Duc de Guise, is rich of an illustrious past. Archaeological, geological and paleontological past prestigious: Orgon is a Mecca of geology and Provençal paleontology concealing an internationally recognized stratotype. The study of the thick layers of limestone exposed fossil individuals and features, is at the origin of the definition of the Urgonian (from the latin name of Orgon) floor by one of the founders of paleontology, a. d'Orbigny in 1850. Archaeological excavations have updated a dolmen, steles, campaniform huts, they attest to human presence since earliest times.A cultural and historical journey: this cultural and historical journey begins in the heart of the village passing under the door the Hortet medieval, well preserved with its guard, until the remains of the castle of the Duke of Guise formerly stronghold and prison, residence of the Knights Templar. The old village, to ensure his safety, was built at the foot of the Castle, surrounded by fortifications which part remains visible. Rue Jean Aubert along a second circle of walls erected in 1591, with the two doors sainte Anne and Durance. A monumental staircase shaped Horseshoe leads to the parish church of the assumption dating back to 1325. Access to the chapel Notre-Dame de Beauregard, built thanks to the stubbornness of the Bonnard Canon in 1878 on a shrine to origins celto-ligurians, by a path staked three Oratories, that of the Annunciation, to the glory of Jesus and Mary, as the massacre of the Innocents and the flight into Egypt. Atop the panoramic point of view, the village Museum and temporary exhibitions in the monastery of the 17th century still surprised admiring visitors.On the Hill of Mount Sauvy were erected in the 17th century the chapel Saint Roch and the Oratory of the Madeleine. Remains classified chapel Saint-Véran are discovered in the neighborhood of the Costes. Another feature, many cross dominate the landscape orgonnais and attest to the popular fervour in particular towards the Virgin Mary appearing on the arms of Orgon. The centre of the village: visitors today surf along the streets, alleys and passages, focus before some renaissance facades, beautiful Gates doors, ornate, stone siding balconies, sometimes dilapidated buildings but noble proportions that reflect the life and the work of our predecessors that cannot help but consider.

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  • Address

    13660 Orgon

  • Phone

    • 04 90 73 09 54

Where to stay

Read Aubre
Holiday rental

Read Aubre

Plan-d'Orgon

4 double bedrooms, 1 bedroom with 6 bunk beds, extra beds, 4 SDB. Fully air-conditioned, heated swimming pool (mid-April to mid-October), bowling alley, ping-pong, swing, outdoor lounge, provided sheets, made beds, umbrella beds, high chairs. Family rentals, noisy evenings not allowed outdoors.…

Le Songe Des Lavandes - N° 160103
Holiday rental

Le Songe Des Lavandes - N° 160103

Plan-d'Orgon

The gite Sonde des Lavandes (lavanda's dream) is an independent villa on the outskirts of a residential neighbour. A road runs along the house on one side of the garden. Private garden of 800 m² fully enclosed with electric gate, children porch, terrace of 40 m² with a covered part,…

Les Bressières - N° 436
Holiday rental

Les Bressières - N° 436

Sénas

Ground-floor : equipped kitchen, microwave, washing-machine, dishwasher, Comfortable living-room/dining-room with sofa bed. Flat-screen TV. 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds (can be twinned). Bathroom/toilet. Reversible air conditioning (heating fee : 40€/week in low…

La Cigale au bord de l'eau
B&B

La Cigale au bord de l'eau

Plan-d'Orgon

In Provencal country house, assured relaxation in the winter garden. Rooms with a private terrace, view of garden, refrigerator in the lounge, anti-allergic linen. The en suite rooms are equipped with free toilet items. Included continental breakfast.

The Happy Valley
Campsite

The Happy Valley

Orgon

This camping site is set at the foot of the Alpilles mountains and at the gateway to Luberon. An exceptional location in La Vallée Heureuse for an unforgettable stay. The camping site lies in a green setting surrounded by splendid cliffs internationally famous for climbing. At the foot of the…

Rêve d'Emma
B&B

Rêve d'Emma

Plan-d'Orgon

Emma's dream, 2 independent guest rooms in a bicentennial and authentic mas. These are also 2 plane trees there since the beginning of the building and under which, from the sunny days, you can enjoy a homemade breakfast and served by Emmanuelle and Didier.

La Maison des Alpilles
B&B

La Maison des Alpilles

Orgon

Idéalement située, notre maison vous offre l'opportunité de découvrir tout le charme de la Provence. Terrasse ombragée, solarium, venez lézarder au bord d'une piscine semi-intérieure.

The Arun
Holiday rental

The Arun

Orgon

Housing nine of 85 m2 air-conditioned Mas de campaign fully renovated. It is located in the 1st floor. (The bottom is not inhabited)Large living room / kitchen of 45 m2 overlooking the 20 m2 balcony south facing.Fully equipped kitchen.Two bed in 160 of which one with a bed bunk rooms.Places very…

The Mas of the Rose
Holiday rental

The Mas of the Rose

Orgon

The Mas of the Rose prestige guest house located in the heart of the Alpilles with rooms of seminars, pool and tennis, is the ideal place for your stays, your wedding reception, your prestige rental, your shoots and seminars. Label chateaux Hotels Collection.

Things to do

Cornelia Kervink
Craftsman / producer

Cornelia Kervink

Orgon

Cette artiste peint depuis peu de temps et adore jouer avec les couleurs et les lumières. Son inspiration est très éclectique, le règne animal, la nature, en passant par les galaxies, l'enluminure et même le monde de l'abstrait m'inspire. Peindre est, pour elle, à la fois un bonheur et une…

Bleu Jaune en Provence
Craftsman / producer

Bleu Jaune en Provence

Plan-d'Orgon

Fabrication artisanale, savons (de Marseille, lait d'ânesse) , bougies 100% végétales , senteurs Produits pour le corps , pour la maison ... Respect du savoir-faire traditionnel de la méthode dites "de Marseille" et utilisation d' huiles et des bases 100% végétales. Toutes les étapes…

Chapel of our Lady of Beauregard
Cultural place

Chapel of our Lady of Beauregard

Orgon

This ancient celto-Ligurian oppidum was a religious center well before the Christian era, as evidenced by the numerous remains of cults such as the Gallo-Roman altars exposed today in the lapidary Museum of Avignon. They honoured the Greco-Roman deities. In 1878 the Bonnard Canon, cure Dean of…

Manade Bernard Coulet
Family recreation

Manade Bernard Coulet

Orgon

Guided tour by appointment.

Atelier de l'Arbre à Pluie
Craftsman / producer

Atelier de l'Arbre à Pluie

Orgon

Christine Trincaud - Drawing, painting, book travel and modelling

Geological and Archaeological Museum
Cultural place

Geological and Archaeological Museum

Orgon

Discover the load History Museum, the former prison of the 17th century showing the graffiti of the convicts who were a stop on the path that led to the bagne of Toulon, welcomes today the Urgonia Museum and the Municipal Tourist Office in the village.The exhibitions presented in this place…

Chill and Ride Wakepark
Family recreation

Chill and Ride Wakepark

Orgon

Located in La Vallée Heureuse, famous for its beauty, the school has a lot of activities that are accessible from the wakeboard spot.

Domaine de Valdition
Craftsman / producer

Domaine de Valdition

Orgon

A bridle path of 900 m long pine of Aleppo leads instead of tasting and the country house surrounded by a beautiful park with trees amalgamation. The balance and harmony of the site illustrate the quality products of the area, typical of the Valley of leases and the Alpilles. Its vineyards,…

Provence Automobile Museum
Cultural place

Provence Automobile Museum

Orgon

Nestled between the Alpilles and the Luberon is a collection just waiting to be discovered. A round-up of a century of automotive history through the different eras of this fabulous epic story... sporting and popular models of all ages share this space with bicycles, motorcycles, posters from the…

Where to eat

Chef at home Renaud Beusen
Restaurants à emporter

Chef at home Renaud Beusen

Plan-d'Orgon

Finished the endless races and the hours of preparation.No need to travel to find parking, to keep the children you serve in the quiet and friendly atmosphere of the House without being relegated to the kitchen...The Chief takes care of everything...

Restaurant Route 66
Restaurants à emporter

Restaurant Route 66

Plan-d'Orgon

Venez vous plonger dans l'univers Américain, spécialités américaines, grande variété de bières ,soirée country Blues ou Jazz. Découvrez les spécialités Américaines,une grande diversité de bières, lessoirées Country, Jazz, Blues ...

Ma Boulangerie
Restaurants à emporter

Ma Boulangerie

Orgon

Bakery-pastry - Pizzas - Snack - Sandwiches.

La Grillade Orgonnaise
Restaurants à emporter

La Grillade Orgonnaise

Orgon

Spécialités orientales.

Bar à tapas
Restaurants à emporter

Bar à tapas

Orgon

Vous pouvez retrouver votre food truck : - Du lundi au vendredi de 11h00 à 15h00 place du four à chaux à Orgon. - Du lundi au vendredi de 18h30 à 21h00 au Domaine du Rocher, salle du Mas 160 chemin de la Fanfarline à Orgon. - Le samedi de 11h00 à 15h00 et de 18h30 à 21h00 au Domaine du…

Mozz'Art Pizza
Restaurants à emporter

Mozz'Art Pizza

Orgon

Pizzeria.

The Arcades
Restaurants à emporter

The Arcades

Orgon

After a culinary journey made in Provence and in some great leaders, (Bernard Loiseau, Thuries), Dode Laurent (disciple of Escoffier) and Perón Sophie (his wife) are pleased to welcome you in a warm and friendly environment.Traditional cuisine revisited.

Pizzeria les 4 chemins
Restaurants à emporter

Pizzeria les 4 chemins

Plan-d'Orgon

Les 4 Chemins est un restaurant - pizzeria au feu de bois. Une carte variée, adaptée à toutes les occasions : petit repas entre amis, formule rapide pour le midi ou événement familial, de la pizza maison aux plats traditionnels préparés avec soins, chacun trouvera de quoi combler ses…

The Fumades relay
Cuisine de Provence

The Fumades relay

Orgon

Hotel - restaurant. Provençal cuisine, pizzeria, meats grilled on an open fire.