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

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.

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…

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…

Bruna Plek
Holiday rental

Bruna Plek

Orgon

Single-family house.

Mas d'Auseu
B&B

Mas d'Auseu

Plan-d'Orgon

Au coeur de la Provence, entre Alpilles et Luberon, à proximité des plus beaux lieux de la région Mas Provençal en campagne sans vis à vis, assurant tranquillité et indépendance. Ses quatre chambres d'hôtes allient confort et modernité pour un séjour de charme Les chambres toutes sont…

LE MAS D'ANAIS - N° 940202
Holiday rental

LE MAS D'ANAIS - N° 940202

Plan-d'Orgon

Between the Alpilles and the Luberon, an hour from Mont Ventoux and the Mediterranean, a country farmhouse building is home to this gite which adjoins G209 in a quiet landscape surrounded by fruit trees. Ground floor : kitchen/living room. 1 bedroom with 2 bunk beds. 1 double bedroom. Shower. WC.…

Aire de camping car
Campsite

Aire de camping car

Sénas

Aire située à proximité du centre du village. Possibilité de stationnement, poste de vidange des eaux usées, remplissage eau potable et raccordement électrique.

La Farigoule - N° 418
Holiday rental

La Farigoule - N° 418

Plan-d'Orgon

At the entrance of the Alpilles, well equipped, bright and pleasant gite, situated at the first floor of the owners'villa (independent entrance). Ideally situated to discover the touristic sights of the massif. Access by an outside staircase : kitchen (microwave, dishwasher). store-room…

Area of Saint-Véran
B&B

Area of Saint-Véran

Orgon

Nestled in the heart of a Green Park of 7 hectares, a beautiful bastide renovated for you welcome. Detached house with swimming pool.3 put rooms for rent.Capacity 6 people.

Things to do

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.

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…

L'Arc en Ciel
Family recreation

L'Arc en Ciel

Mollégès

The Ark of MoE Animal Park welcomes you in a green setting of more than 6 hectares at the foot of the Alpilles.Suitable for children under 6 years, our park with an area of 6 hectares is located in the commune of Mollégès, small village located 10 km from Saint-Rémy de Provence, 4 km from…

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…

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…

Le Condor
Cultural place

Le Condor

Orgon

Cette salle des fêtes dernière génération abrite une salle de 382 m 2 , une scène de 111 m 2 pour une capacité totale de 420 places assises dont la moitié sur strapontins repliables. Un parvis de 1 000 m 2 pour se retrouver en toute convivialité, des locaux commerciaux et un espace…

Elisabeth Imbert - Atelier de l'Arbre à pPluie
Craftsman / producer

Elisabeth Imbert - Atelier de l'Arbre à pPluie

Orgon

Travail sur les volumes et travail du bois: peinture, sculpture sur bois, bijoux en bois.

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…

Candlebox Provence
Craftsman / producer

Candlebox Provence

Orgon

Making homemade candles and jewelry. Open Monday to Friday from 9 h to 12 h and from 14 h to 16 h.

Where to eat

The Fumades relay
Cuisine de Provence

The Fumades relay

Orgon

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

Hostel in small pavers
Cuisine de Provence

Hostel in small pavers

Orgon

The Auberge is located in the heart of the Provençal countryside, amidst the peace and fresh air. Its special location will encourage you to visit local tourist sites. In high season, meals can be served on the shady terrace. Provençal cuisine.

The garden side
Cuisine de Provence

The garden side

Orgon

In Orgon, a small village which shouldn't be missed, is an exceptional gourmet stop-off point, Le Côté Jardin restaurant. You will discover typically Provençal cuisine in a pleasant, well-maintained setting, in the shade of a huge acacia tree. Groups welcome (45-50 people) subject to prior…