The uniform of the French Foreign Legion museum

Puyloubier - Cultural place

The museum shows the history and development of the uniform of the French Foreign Legion from 1831 to the present day.

It contains 100 models, more than 150 uniforms, ephemera, approximately 250 weapons and a wide variety of souvenirs.

The museum was opened in 1990.

  • Pets allowed
  • Accessible for disabled
  • Coach park, Private parking

Information provided by OT Aix en Provence

  • Contact

    Domaine Capitaine Danjou
    Institution des invalides de la légion étrangère
    Chemin De la Pallière

    13114 Puyloubier

  • Phone

    • 04 42 91 45 01
  • Website

Nearby

  1. Le Relais de Saint Ser

    Table 13

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  2. Syndicat d'Initiative de Puyloubier

    Tourist office

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  3. La Bastide de Richeaume

    B&B

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  4. Les Grands Chênes

    Holiday rental

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Where to stay

Lou Ribas
B&B

Lou Ribas

Puyloubier

Les propriétaires vous accueillent dans une chambre d'hôtes au pied de la Ste Victoire, dans le village de Puyloubier.

Le Cézanne
Campsite

Le Cézanne

Puyloubier

In the heart of Provence, among the vineyards and the olive trees, come and see the charm of the region. In a peace and quiet environment, 25 km from Aix-en-provence, just near St Victoire Mountain, you will follow Paul Cézanne famous painter's steps.

Les Grands Chênes
Holiday rental

Les Grands Chênes

Vauvenargues

In an exceptional environment, in the countryside, the gite of the Great Oaks is a completely independent house on 1.2 not enclosed hectares of land. Views on the mountain Ste Victoire. On the ground floor : large 80m² living room with high ceiling, kitchen (fridge/freezer, stove with…

La Bastide de Richeaume
B&B

La Bastide de Richeaume

Puyloubier

At 18 kilometers from Aix-en-Provence, at the foot of Mont Sainte-Victoire, the Bastide de Richeaume overlooking the vineyards, land and moors from its park filled with pines, oaks and cypresses, offering a superb view. Elizabeth Dumon welcomes you in her mansion’s three guestrooms and her two…

Things to do

Domaine du Puits d'Auzon - La Sinne
Forest

Domaine du Puits d'Auzon - La Sinne

Vauvenargues

La combinaison des domaines du Taulisson, de Lambruisse et de la Sinne-Puits d'Auzon, qui enjambent la montagne des Ubacs sur le repli nord de Sainte-Victoire, offre une mosaïque de paysages et de lieux mémoriels : forêt de chênes, garrigue, champs, bâtisses de charme. C'est notamment le…

Puyloubier
Site

Puyloubier

Puyloubier

Puyloubier is at an altitude of 350 metres, below the blue-tinged rocks of the Sainte Victoire. It stands on an outcrop surrounded by wooded foothills, from where it got its name "Podium Luperium", or "Wolves' Hill", in the Middle Ages. Its status as a conservation area makes it a truly…

Domaine Capitaine Danjou - Institution des Invalides de la Légion étrangère
Wines

Domaine Capitaine Danjou - Institution des Invalides de la Légion étrangère

Puyloubier

The Capitaine Danjou estate grows its own grapes and has them vinified at the cooperative.

Domaine la Grande Bauquière
Wines

Domaine la Grande Bauquière

Puyloubier

In the Puyloubier countryside at the end of a path lined with cypress trees and oleander, a country house full of charm: La Grande Bauquière.

Domaine de Saint Ser
Wines

Domaine de Saint Ser

Puyloubier

Located on the side of Sainte-Victoire mountain, at 400 metres in altitude, the Domaine de Saint Ser enjoys an exceptional location. A grape garden (19 varieties) and an olive garden (13 varieties) are a wonderful way to appreciate the rich resources of Provence. Every year, the Domaine…

Vauvenargues Observatory
Family recreation

Vauvenargues Observatory

Vauvenargues

Behind Sainte Victoire mountain, at an altitude of 600m, La Sinne observatory enjoys an exceptional setting, ideal for astronomy. Discover our cupola and the large Schmidt-Cassegrain 355-mm telescope as well as other instruments for visual observation. Practical astronomy for members. Monthly…

Château Gassier
Wines

Château Gassier

Puyloubier

Discover an exceptional wine region by paying a visit to Château Gassier and its cellar, open for sales and tastings! Château Gassier’s 40 hectares of organically farmed land enjoy a unique location, at the base of the Sainte-Victoire mountain.

Grain d'olive
Craftsman

Grain d'olive

Puyloubier

Olive tree wood work shop. Michel shapes olive tree wood to make salad bowls, coffee tables, sculptures from the root and contemporary works. He will tell you about his trade and will make you share his passion and technic for this art.

Les vignerons du Mont Sainte Victoire
Wines

Les vignerons du Mont Sainte Victoire

Puyloubier

In the foothills of the Sainte-Victoire, among pine trees and olive groves ... Around six hundred years ago, Rene Roy, the emblematic figure of the Provencal history, said he would drink no other wine but the Puyloubier rosé. A favor certainly related to the quality terroir of which today's…

Where to eat

Le Relais de Saint Ser
Table 13

Le Relais de Saint Ser

Puyloubier

Ah, the delights of the country! Stressed-out city-dwellers will adore this new auberge, tucked away in splendid surroundings at the foot of Sainte Victoire mountain. The young owners have truly breathed life back into this establishment, featuring 9 rooms and a restaurant serving deliciously…

Les Sarments
Food guide restaurant

Les Sarments

Puyloubier

At the foot of Sainte-Victoire in the picturesque setting of Puyloubier village, the restaurant serves creative, innovative and individual cuisine blending flavours from around the world.

Inspirations

The Cagole

The Cagole

Art de vivre

Translation our version of the Essex girl…

Rosé

Rosé

Lifestyle

Finer by the year, Provence's rosés are chic, casual and loved by all

Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne

The forerunner of modern art, Cézanne is fittingly celebrated today in his home town of Aix-en-Provence, magnificently portrayed in his work. For the last 40 years, this illustrious painter has been setting the pace for the region's artistic life.

The Marseille Thriller Novel

The Marseille Thriller Novel

It was born in the mid-Nineties but originates from the city's infamous reputation since the early 20th century.