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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    Chemin des Aires
    13660 Orgon

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    • 04 90 73 09 54
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Where to stay

Le Mas des Collines - N° 930742
Holiday rental

Le Mas des Collines - N° 930742

Plan-d'Orgon

Mountain climbing opportunities at 5 km. Quiet, pleasant environment. Ground floor : kitchen/living room (sofa bed for 2 persons). Shower/WC. Upper floor: 1 bedroom with a double and a single bed with en-suite bathroom. Heating included. Unenclosed gravelled terrace with arbour (25 m²), garden…

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…

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.

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…

Le Mas des Cigales
B&B

Le Mas des Cigales

Orgon

House located in an area of greenery at the foot of the Alpilles.

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.…

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…

LE MAS D'ANAIS - N° 940202
Holiday rental

LE MAS D'ANAIS - N° 940202

Plan-d'Orgon

Ground floor : kitchen/living room. 1 bedroom with 2 bunk beds. 1 double bedroom. Shower. WC. Cleaning service at the end of the stay, electric heating, sheets and linen included. Baby bed, high chair and play pen. Private unenclosed garden (100 m²) with gareden furniture, barbecue. Unenclosed…

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

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…

Manade Bernard Coulet
Family recreation

Manade Bernard Coulet

Orgon

Guided tour by appointment.

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,…

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.

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…

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…

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…

Atelier de l'Arbre à Pluie
Craftsman / producer

Atelier de l'Arbre à Pluie

Orgon

Christine Trincaud - Drawing, painting, book travel and modelling

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,…

Where to eat

Le Snack Royal
Restaurants à emporter

Le Snack Royal

Orgon

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

The Fumades relay
Cuisine de Provence

The Fumades relay

Orgon

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

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...

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…

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 ...

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…

Pistou et romarin
Restaurants à emporter

Pistou et romarin

Plan-d'Orgon

Plus qu'un traiteur, Michel Martinez est un spécialiste de la cuisine d'évènement. Une cuisine créative et originale qui n'hésite pas à mêler les saveurs d'ailleurs aux couleurs de la cuisine provençale. Une cuisine très personnelle qui sublime aussi bien le goût des plats que leur…

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 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.