The uniform of the French Foreign Legion museum

Puyloubier - Cultural place

The Museum contains a unique collection in the world about the history and evolution of the uniform of the Legionnaire from 1831 until 1962.
It's more than 150 uniforms which are exposed as well as numerous historical memorabilia, weapons and a rich iconography. Before or after visiting the Museum, you have the option to lunch at the restaurant of Captain Danjou (reservation required) and continue your trip through the store memories of the area.

  • 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. Les Sarments

    Food guide restaurant

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  2. Le Relais de Saint Ser

    Table 13

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  3. Le Cézanne

    Campsite

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  4. Les Grands Chênes

    Holiday rental

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Where to stay

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…

Things to do

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…

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.

Salle des vertus
Cultural place

Salle des vertus

Puyloubier

Show venue in Le Puyloubier that was expanded and restored in 2010. Open-air shows staged in the presbytery garden. Open-air theatre seats 350.

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…

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. The Domaine provides a…

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.

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 des Diables
Wines

Domaine des Diables

Puyloubier

At the foot of Sainte-Victoire mountain, this winery has been open since 2007, and today has a great reputation through its brand "MIP " ("Made In Provence"). A winner of the Excellence Award at the general agricultural competition every year since 2011, the wine produced here has nothing left to…

Domaine Sainte-Lucie
Wines

Domaine Sainte-Lucie

Puyloubier

Situated in Puyloubier, at the foot of Sainte Victoire mountain, the estate was created in 1978 by Michel Fabre. It covers 40 hectares and has an efficient modern winery. Since 2005 his children have joined the estate after studying winegrowing, winemaking and marketing of wine, and work…

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

Chichis and panisses

Chichis and panisses

What will it be - 'Chichis Frégis' or 'Panisses'?! Make your choice at The Estaque quarter of Marseille.

The Thirteen Desserts

The Thirteen Desserts

Celebrating Christmas in Provence with the Thirteen Desserts...

The rap in Marseille part 1

The rap in Marseille part 1

With the successive acclaim of bands such as IAM, La Fonky Family, Psy 4 de la Rime and Jul, Marseille has earned its status as one of France's foremost rap capitals - the movement has been hoisted to heritage status in this city known for its gift of the gab. But how did rap culture become rooted in Marseille?

The "Navette"

The "Navette"

Terroir

Celebrated at Candlemas, this traditional Provencal biscuit is also a popular sweet treat all year round