Geological and Archaeological Museum

Orgon - Cultural place

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 reveal you the unique and fascinating history of this territory for 130 million years. Marine and continental episodes follow one another, revealing a procession of fossilized animals now extinct and the remains left by the man since his arrival in this area about 10,000 years ago.Become geological site of international standard since the half of the 19th century, traces of the exploitation of the urgonian limestone are numerous and varied as you will discover. Soon, an ornithological exhibition devoted to the thirteen protected bird species taken into account by the Life of Alpilles program will complement the themes.Fun and interactive visits over the discovery of local heritage, this invitation to travel back in time to embellishing panels and video documentaries. Digital terminals allow you to complete and test your knowledge in a fun and interactive way. Guided tours of the visits accompanied by to discover the Museum and the path of stone are available on registration. Feel free to ask the program and schedules to the members of the team who are at your disposal and will answer your questions in the home of the Museum. Educational visit a pedagogical accompaniment device allows the reception of school groups. In order to adapt the content of the visits, a preparatory meeting between the teacher and the head of the Museum is desirable.Home and visits accompanied by reservation.15 persons maximum per group.

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  • Address

    Chemin des Aires
    13660 Orgon

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    • 04 90 73 09 54
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Where to stay

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.

Mas du Bouscaron
B&B

Mas du Bouscaron

Mollégès

In the middle of olive trees and in the shade of plane trees. Find us in our 19th century mas, restored with taste and modernity. 2 spacious, comfortable bedrooms. Owner stable: Mas du Bouscaron welcomes horseriders and horses to board by month or day

Le Mazet Des Oliviers - N° 160541
Holiday rental

Le Mazet Des Oliviers - N° 160541

Plan-d'Orgon

Owners nearby in another house but the gite is entirely independant, private access and shed to park 3 cars.Swimming pool 8x4m private, depth 1, 5 m, accessible from May to October, secured by a rolling shutter. Pool house with fridge.Private terrace with garden furniture.Storey, the cottage is…

A parenthesis for two
B&B

A parenthesis for two

Plan-d'Orgon

Fancy a break in love? Treat yourself to a stay with a private Jacuzzi.

La Pasclapierre
Holiday rental

La Pasclapierre

Orgon

Five-star.

Domaine de la pierre blanche
Hotel

Domaine de la pierre blanche

Eygalières

Nous avons le privilège de présenter un environnement provençal authentique tout en étant entre les oliviers et Vignobles surplombant les pentes de la montagne, apportant tout les services qu'un hôtel boutique peut offrir. Le Restaurant L'Opale, notre joyau de la cuisine française…

Mme Rouguel - Pourcel
Holiday rental

Mme Rouguel - Pourcel

Orgon

Sur une surface totale de 60 m², entièrement rénové et meublé. Un espace salon, séjour et cuisine équipée (30 m²) occupe le rez-de-chaussée et donne directement sur le jardin. À l'étage se trouvent deux chambres, chacune équipée d'un lit en 140 une salle de bain et un WC séparé.…

Hermes' mas
B&B

Hermes' mas

Plan-d'Orgon

In authentic Provençal mas rooms with en suite bathroom, hairdryer, hospitality products, water kettle tray the café in.Bed in 160, sitting area.Pool 8x4, sunbeds, towels. Garden lounge, in one hectare wooded park.Extra bed or crib on request.

Domaine De La Tourelle
Holiday rental

Domaine De La Tourelle

Orgon

In a Park wooded 6 acres located on a hillside in the heart of the Alpilles / Luberon and close to Saint-Rémy de Provence and the city of Avignon, the "Domaine de la Tourelle", sumptuously decorated in the spirit of the place and adorned with a beautiful swimming pool with pool House will…

Things to do

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…

Explore the village of Orgon
Cultural place

Explore the village of Orgon

Orgon

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…

Atelier de l'Arbre à Pluie
Craftsman / producer

Atelier de l'Arbre à Pluie

Orgon

Christine Trincaud - Drawing, painting, book travel and modelling

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…

Manade Bernard Coulet
Family recreation

Manade Bernard Coulet

Orgon

Guided tour by appointment.

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.

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…

Area of the Val de L'oule
Craftsman / producer

Area of the Val de L'oule

Orgon

Fabrice et Stéphanie Benoit installés depuis vingt-cinq ans à la gare de Mollégès, ont créé en 2003 sur la Commune d’Orgon, le domaine du Val de l’Oule. Il s’étend sur 50 hectares dont treize hectares plantés de vigne, entrecoupés de chênes et d’oliviers, en piémont des…

Pottery Isabel de Gea
Craftsman / producer

Pottery Isabel de Gea

Orgon

Isabel de Géa offers pottery classes, throughout the year, for all age groups and all ability levels, from beginners to improvers. My techniques are varnished clay, raku and paper clay. You can use a wheel, do modelling or create sculptures and crockery. It's your choice. She will guide you,…

Where to eat

Le Snack Royal
Restaurants à emporter

Le Snack Royal

Orgon

Restauration rapide et salon de thé. Accès avec mesures sanitaires.

La Caravane d'Olive
Restaurants à emporter

La Caravane d'Olive

Orgon

Les pizzas sont confectionnées artisanalement avec des produits frais, une farine bio du Moulin Marino situé au coeur des Langhes, en Italie, dans une zone naturelle, idéale pour la culture du blé. Les grains sont broyés à la meule de pierre, ce qui permet de garder toutes leurs qualités…

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…

The Provençal bakery
Restaurants à emporter

The Provençal bakery

Orgon

Boulangerie- Pâtisserie - Pizzas - Snacks - Sandwiches.

Restaurant Le Bellevue
Restaurants à emporter

Restaurant Le Bellevue

Orgon

Une brasserie entièrement refaite à neuf au cadre moderne et décoré avec des touches d'excentricité. Le Bellevue vous propose tous types de restauration, la préparation de plats cuisinés à consommer sur place ou à emporter. Vente de café et de thé en vrac à acheter sur place ou livré…

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...

Ma Boulangerie
Restaurants à emporter

Ma Boulangerie

Orgon

Bakery-pastry - Pizzas - Snack - Sandwiches.

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.