Musée des Alpilles

Saint Rémy de Provence - Cultural place

Museum of the Alpilles in Saint Rémy de Provence
Located in the historic centre of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, the Museum of the Alpilles is situated in the Hôtel Mistral de Mondragon, a former Renaissance private mansion. Classified as a historic Monument in 1862, the building, with its impressive architecture, is built around a magnificent inner courtyard.
The museum was created in 1919 by Pierre de Brun and was completely renovated from 2002 until early 2005.
Ethnology...
A visit to this museum offers a greater understanding of the current natural and human landscapes of this part of Provence, which extends between the Rhône, the Durance and the Alpilles Massif.
A walk in time and space, the permanent exhibition of the Museum of the Alpilles evokes different unsuspected or little-known facets of regional heritage:
from the Hypselosaurus, the gentle dinosaur who once roamed the area, to traditional costumes and Camargue bull-fighting, via the growing and trading of teasel, opium poppies and seeds
... and modest art
Internationally famous works by Vincent van Gogh and Albert Gleizes were created here. But alongside these is the often remarkable work of inconspicuous, anonymous or locally famous creators, to which the museum also wants to attract attention. They include the ex voto placed in the chapels in the 18th and 19th centuries, decorated reels and canes, santons made of unbaked clay and astonishing illuminations by Augustin Gonfond.
The photography and graphic arts collection and the typography and engraving studio reveal the establishment's new focus on works on paper and on contemporary engraving.

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  • Public car park
  • Accueil vélo
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Where to stay

Alpilles Soleil Villa Serena
Holiday rental

Alpilles Soleil Villa Serena

Saint Rémy de Provence

Dans une résidence récente de standing, location de vacance située au rez de chaussée, à 200 du centre-ville. Composée d'une entrée, un séjour-salle à manger avec coin cuisine. 2 chambres dont une avec salle d'eau et un lit queen size et l'autre avec un lit king size, pouvant être…

Hostellerie du Chalet Fleuri
Hotel

Hostellerie du Chalet Fleuri

Saint Rémy de Provence

Hotel of charm located at 150 mètres(3mn à pied) of the historic centre of Saint Remy de Provence, the flowery chalet offers you an island of tranquillity in a Green Park.A friendly welcome will be reserved for you for a stay calm, rest and discovery

La Treille
Holiday rental

La Treille

Saint Rémy de Provence

Nearby St Rémy de Provence, independent gite on a closed space (electric gate), in a set of detached houses. Secure swimming pool (7mx3.5 with cloture and alarm, solar shower. Gfloor : living room (TV flat screen) with comfortable sofas, dining area giving onto the terrace. Very bright kitchen,…

Camping Pégomas
Campsite

Camping Pégomas

Saint Rémy de Provence

5 min walk from Saint-Rémy-de-Provence town centre at the heart of Provence. Country surroundings, well-heated sanitary facilities. Mobile home rentals. 5 min walk from Saint-Rémy-de-Provence city centre at the heart of Provence. Quiet, residential surroundings, renovated sanitary facilities…

Les Oliviers
Holiday rental

Les Oliviers

Saint Rémy de Provence

Gite in an ancient farmhouse of the 19th century, situated in the countryside. Shaded and quiet place, with view on the Alpilles. At the groundfloor : kitchen (microwave, washing-machine, freezer). Living-room. TV. 1 bedroom (2 single beds). Shower-room. Seperated toilet. First floor : 1 bedroom…

La Maison Fleurie
Holiday rental

La Maison Fleurie

Saint Rémy de Provence

In a subdivision, at 1 km from the centre of Saint-Remy, apartment located on the 1st floor safe from the House of the owners, with a view on the Alpilles. Main room with equipped kitchen (microwave, toaster...), sofa bed (sleeps 2/persons). A large room of 16 m² with 1 bed/1 person and 1 bed/2…

Hostellerie du Vallon de Valrugues
Hotel

Hostellerie du Vallon de Valrugues

Saint Rémy de Provence

At the foot of the Alpilles, one of the most prestigious hotels in the South and one of the best tables of the region. Temple of the art of living. Sauna, billiards, gym, music room, tennis, bike rental.Proximity: golf (partnership with 16 golf courses-shuttle).Restaurant: in an establishment…

Corentin
Holiday rental

Corentin

Saint Rémy de Provence

In the heart of the capital of the Alpilles, St Remy de Provence, gite adjoining the owners' house on an enclosed property, in a quiet area at several minutes from the city centre. At the groundfloor, living-room/kitchen (flat screen TV, DVD, Hi-Fi) with a sofa-bed for 2 people. Bedroom (1 double…

Hôtel du Soleil
Hotel

Hôtel du Soleil

Saint Rémy de Provence

At the foot of the Alpilles, at 200 m from the centre of the village of Saint-Rémy, the Hotel is organized around a closed courtyard which houses swimming pool, garden and terrace. The Sun hotel welcomes you in fully renovated rooms.

Things to do

Domaine de Trevallon
Wines

Domaine de Trevallon

Saint Etienne du Grès

The Domaine de Trevallon is located on the north slope of the Alpilles, near Saint Rémy de Provence. Eloi Dürrbach created the vineyard In 1973 on an extraordinary site of both garrigue and limestone rocks. Open by appointment only.

Espace Anikado
Fashion / shopping

Espace Anikado

Saint Rémy de Provence

L'espace Anikado accueille depuis 2003 des artistes et les créateurs Provençaux. En 2014 le collectif "la caravane des créateurs" qui regroupe des créateurs de mode, artisans d'art et artistes des 4 coins de la région, prend possession des lieux. Stylistes, créateurs designers, artisans,…

Atelier Péra Mazel
Souvenirs shopping

Atelier Péra Mazel

Saint Rémy de Provence

Née au coeur du Languedoc, Mireille Péra a étudié et travaillé dans les académies des Beaux Arts de Barcelone et de Montpellier. Elle peint à l'huile, à la brosse et au couteau, sur des toiles marouflées selon le procédé flamand. Trois thèmes principaux : LES PERSONNAGES, LES…

Alban Gaillard
Craftsman

Alban Gaillard

Saint Rémy de Provence

Demonstration: mouth-blown, hand-shaped crystal. Tableware, lamps and one-of-a-kind items.

Musée Jouenne
Cultural place

Musée Jouenne

Saint Rémy de Provence

The reputation of the painter Michel Jouenne is well established. He inaugurated his museum in May 2002, in a former Trinity Convent on the Saint-Rémy ring road. He chose this town because he had a house in the area for many years and it is a frequently visited town, passed through on the way to…

Muolin du Calanquet
Family recreation

Muolin du Calanquet

Saint Rémy de Provence

Tour and explanation of mill - video film of the manufacturing - tasting products duration of visit: 30 to 40 minutes, reservation required for sold products groups: olive oil, tapenade, jams

Centre d'Art Présence Van Gogh
Cultural place

Centre d'Art Présence Van Gogh

Saint Rémy de Provence

The Estrine Museum and Van Gogh Art Centre is located in a superb 18th century historic monument, the Hôtel Estrine, which in 1988 won the Living Heritage Grand Prix from the France Foundation for the quality of its restoration. The building façade is in the noble, classical style and the…

Le Savoir-Faire des Alpilles
Craftsman

Le Savoir-Faire des Alpilles

Saint Rémy de Provence

Créateur/Producteur des Alpilles

Le bazar Saint Rémois
Fashion / shopping

Le bazar Saint Rémois

Saint Rémy de Provence

Le Bazar Saint-Rémois existe depuis 13 ans, ici ”Où l'on vend toute sorte d'articles” est-il écrit. Et bien oui, en effet, une multitude de choses, ludiques, utiles voire indispensables, inutiles voire superflues, mais toutes avec une idée commune : rendre joyeux le quotidien.

Where to eat

L'Estagnol
Food guide restaurant

L'Estagnol

Saint Rémy de Provence

Sur le cours dans une ambiance bistrot, la famille Meynadier, restaurateurs depuis 4 générations, prépare une cuisine méditerranéenne influencée par l'Espagne : produits ibériques et locaux de qualité à partager autour de différentes saveurs.

Chez Gus-Coquillages et crustacés
Food guide restaurant

Chez Gus-Coquillages et crustacés

Saint Rémy de Provence

Restaurant serving shellfish and seafood, Mediterranean cuisine based on fish, vegetables and spices. Fish soup, curry, fish tartar and seafood platters. Beautiful south-facing terrace in the centre of Saint Rémy de Provence.

L' Eveil de Papilles
Cuisine de Provence

L' Eveil de Papilles

Saint Rémy de Provence

Fabien et Angélique, Chef Traiteur & Organisateurs de réceptions vous proposent une cuisine raffinée pour toutes vos réceptions professionnelles et personnelles. Réceptions de mariage, repas de famille ou entre amis, cocktail, séminaires, sortie de produits,... également service de…

Café de la Place
Table 13

Café de la Place

Saint Rémy de Provence

This is a favourite hunting ground for the inhabitants of Saint-Rémois, who love donning their sunglasses and “chilling” on the spacious terrace on Place de la République. The menu, freshly chalked up on the blackboard every day, features market cuisine such as (legendary) home-made chips…

Chez Xa
Food guide restaurant

Chez Xa

Saint Rémy de Provence

A chic bric-a-brac ambience bathes this bistro with its very feminine decor. Martine in the kitchen and her daughter Mélanie in the dining room offer a short but sweet menu that wanders the Mediterranean, stopping off regularly on the other side of the Italian border. The aubergine parfait,…

Restaurant Fanny Rey et Jonathan Wahid
Food guide restaurant

Restaurant Fanny Rey et Jonathan Wahid

Saint Rémy de Provence

Bienvenue en terre de Provence. Notre cuisine est française. Nous aimons aller à l'essentiel et sublimer les goûts, nous travaillons des cartes courtes et saisonnières. Côté douceur : Jonathan champion de France des desserts.

A la Table de Nicolas
Cuisine de Provence

A la Table de Nicolas

Saint Rémy de Provence

Envie d'un plat à déguster chez soi, en famille, entre amis, pour un événement ? Nicolas propose une carte de plats à emporter au fil des saisons. Menu spécial à emporter selon votre envie et votre budget. Gâteau d'anniversaire à emporter.

Bistrot de Marie
Food guide restaurant

Bistrot de Marie

Saint Rémy de Provence

In a décor of vintage second hand goods and a Chico-style gypsy atmosphere, you can enjoy Provençal and Mediterranean cuisine, including cod brandade, lamb shanks and chimoumée (aubergine dish) prepared with Charles Aznavour's olive oil.

Aile ou la Cuisse
Food guide restaurant

Aile ou la Cuisse

Saint Rémy de Provence

In the heart of the village, discover cuisine which combines family recipes and creativity. The lunchtime dishes of the day are prepared with produce from the market. In the evening, the menu creates a gourmet bistro atmosphere. During high season, the inner patio encourages guests to discover…

Inspirations

The pizza

The pizza

When a tourist comes to Marseille, one of the first things they have to eat is the local speciality: Pizza!

The Sun

The Sun

Sunshine, one of the fundamentals of life in the South…

Figs

Figs

Francis lived happily close beside his tree...

Picked ripe from the tree, figs are simply to die for. They can also be scattered on trays and left to dry in the sun for 3 days: "That's the best way to keep your figs all winter – we serve figs at Christmas as one of Provence's famous 13 Desserts," smiles Jacqueline Honoré.

Candied Fruit

Candied Fruit

A gourmet treat…

Provence has been famed for its candied fruit from time immemorial. In the early 16th century, the region was fairly impoverished. Fruit grew here in abundance, but much of it was lost every year.

Serving tourism

Provence Tourisme est une association loi 1901. Sa mission, confiée par le Département : promouvoir le tourisme dans les Bouches-du-Rhône dans le respect de l’environnement et des habitants et garantir aux visiteurs un accueil de qualité.

The best of the destination

En accord avec les aspirations et les goûts de chacun, Provence Tourisme propose d’incontournables valeurs sûres comme des conseils pour sortir des sentiers battus, grâce à sa connaissance profonde du terrain et de par sa neutralité commerciale.