Museum of the Empéri, Salon and Crau and room Theodore Jourdan

Salon de Provence - Cultural place

Perched on the rock of Puech overlooking the town of Salon, the medieval fortress of the Empéri was residence of the archbishops of Arles 9th to 18th centuries. It now houses the old collections Raoul and Jean Brunon, rich of France, devoted to the French military history from Louis XIV up to the great war (1914-1918), and property of the Museum of the army. The beautiful architecture of the 30 rooms of the Castle helped to highlight the 10,000 authentic pieces exposed in a modern and varied presentation: uniforms, weapons, flags, paintings and graphics.

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  • Contact

    Musée de l'Empéri, de Salon et de la Crau et salle Théodore Jourdan
    Château de l'Emperi
    Montée Du Puech

    13300 Salon de Provence

  • Phone

    • 04 90 56 22 36
  • Fax

    04 90 56 90 84

Nearby

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  2. 3 Poivrons

    Cuisine de Provence

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  3. Hôtel du Midi

    Hotel

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  4. Les volets bleus provence

    B&B

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Where to stay

Le Clos de Jean
B&B

Le Clos de Jean

Pélissanne

Bel appartement entièrement rénové dans les dépendances du Clos Saint Jean, dans un environnement privilégié et non loin du centre du village. Idéalement situé pour visiter la Provence, Pélissanne est un joli village duquel il est aisé de rejoindre Aix en Provence, Arles et La…

La Salonenque
B&B

La Salonenque

Salon de Provence

You will be seduced by the typical atmosphere of an authentic Provençal mas at 2 steps from the Center City the House puts at your disposal a space of 32 m 2 consisting of a living room with sofa, TV, fridge, a bedroom with a bed 140/190, of a bathroom with toilet and shower, of a private…

Domaine de Roquerousse
Hotel

Domaine de Roquerousse

Salon de Provence

In the calm of a site in the heart of Provence, 550-hectare estate, offers all possibilities for relaxing walks and sport. In a former magnanery, magnificent building of the 19th century, the restaurant with typical provencal character, offers local cuisine with specialities of game in hunting…

Abbaye de Sainte Croix
Hotel

Abbaye de Sainte Croix

Salon de Provence

Former Abbey Romanesque of the 12th in the countryside on the heights of living room. Panoramic exceptional within a framework of lavender and Rosemary, some rooms have been restored in former cells of monks. Charm, refinement and character will complement the calm that you will find in these…

Grand hôtel de la Poste
Hotel

Grand hôtel de la Poste

Salon de Provence

A former post house dating from the 19th century, Grand Hôtel de la Poste was renovated at the beginning of the 21st century. Located right in the centre of town, you can choose a room with a view of the Clock Tower or the Mossy Fountain.

Campanile
Hotel

Campanile

Salon de Provence

Located 5 min from Salon, in a quiet leafy setting. Restaurant: traditional French cuisine, unlimited buffet, terrace.

Citotel Vendôme
Hotel

Citotel Vendôme

Salon de Provence

Located in the heart of the city, between City Hall and the mossy fountain. Fresh and quiet inner garden which give spacious rooms all equipped with bathrooms complete. Guarded parking at 100 m. Quiet hotel, all on patio rooms (shower, wc or bath wc minimum TV 5 French channels, classic, TMC…

Contact hôtel le Select
Hotel

Contact hôtel le Select

Salon de Provence

Private mansion of the 17th century in a quiet street 200 metres from the town centre. Provençal style with interior garden, warm family welcome, stopover nights arranged with several restaurants close to the hotel. Satellite TV and Canal Plus, direct phone line (incoming and outgoing calls).…

Les Tuilières
B&B

Les Tuilières

Salon de Provence

BEAUTIFUL ROOM of 30 m2, fresh, bedding 160, in a former "Tuilière", in the heart of a pine forest Provence, Guaranteed quiet, 2 km from the City Centre. Ensuite bathroom with ITALIAN SHOWER, WC nearby, towels provided, linen in addition. Independent extra bed possible. Breakfast "à La…

Things to do

Ice desk
Shopping gourmand

Ice desk

Salon de Provence

Artisanal ice cream manufactured by our artisan glacier.Sundaes, ice cream to yogurt, ice cream, milkshakes, smoothies, pancakes, coffee.

Savonnerie du Moulin à grain
Soap

Savonnerie du Moulin à grain

Salon de Provence

Au coeur de Salon-de-Provence, dans un lieu unique, votre savonnerie artisanale. Fabrication de savons sans huile de palme, sans colorant et sans conservateur. Dans notre savonnerie artisanale, tous nos savons sont fabriqués à l'huile d'olive sans huile de palme, sans conservateur et sans…

Daniel EGEA - direct sales of Apple juice and organic vegetables
Producer

Daniel EGEA - direct sales of Apple juice and organic vegetables

Salon de Provence

Producers offering direct sales of Apple juice and organic vegetables in the city centre.

The Levade mill
Producer

The Levade mill

Salon de Provence

Foin de Crau producer certified for domestic rodents. No visit to the public.

Un dimanche à la campagne
Souvenirs shopping

Un dimanche à la campagne

Salon de Provence

Gifts, souvenirs, decoration for the House.

Le Moulin des Costes
Olives - Huiles d'olives

Le Moulin des Costes

Pélissanne

Le Moulin des Costes accueille les producteurs de Pélissanne et environs pour une fabrication d'huile d'olive du terroir. Il offre une gamme de produits de qualité: Fruité vert aop Aix en Provence, Fruité noir, Huile d'olive bio et produits dérivés comme la tapenade, les olives…

De la Vigne à l'Olivier
Souvenirs shopping

De la Vigne à l'Olivier

Salon de Provence

AOC wines, spirits, huile d'olive AOC in the historic centre.

Espace Robert Hossein
Cultural place

Espace Robert Hossein

Grans

La salle, d'une capacité de 280 places, reçoit chaque saison une douzaine de spectacles (Jeune public, théâtre, danse, musique) et a également développé l'activité cinéma depuis 2008 et est equipé de son projecteur numérique depuis 2011

La Carriole du galcier
Shopping gourmand

La Carriole du galcier

Salon de Provence

Glaces et sorbets venant d'un Artisan Glacier d'Ardèche : Terre adélice.Composées de 60 à 70 % de fruits biologiques,sans colorant ni arômes artificiels. Pour des événements privés : la Carriole peut être réservée pour des mariages , fêtes de famille, événements sportifs etc..…

Where to eat

3 Poivrons
Cuisine de Provence

3 Poivrons

Salon de Provence

Gourmet dishes, we welcome you time for a getaway in a traditional provencal décor. A small room to share warm and authentic moments in family, couple or friends in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.Nice terrace in the summer. The map that favors, freshness and originality, features the tastes…

Ibis Salon de Provence
Cuisine de Provence

Ibis Salon de Provence

Salon de Provence

Restaurant avec formule "buffet", entièrement rénové et possibilité de manger en terrasse en bordure de piscine. Découvrez Salon-de-Provence, ville Provençale idéalement située entre Alpilles et Lubéron, à 30 minutes d'Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, St-Rémy-de-Provence, Marseille, Arles,…

Roy - Mathias fathers table
Food guide restaurant

Roy - Mathias fathers table

Salon de Provence

Gourmets will be delighted to take part in the latest adventure of chef Mathias Pérès (ex-"O Bout d’Istres"), in the shape of an 18th-century mansion house that used to belong to a Count. The food has excellent breeding too of course, and is brilliantly orchestrated by a chef that takes pride…

The talk box
Cuisine de Provence

The talk box

Salon de Provence

Welcomes you lunch at his table from Tuesday to Friday. Fresh, seasonal and local products. The tandem for €10 (salt pie and pastry. Spreads in seasonal vegetables, the egg with goat cheese or ham, with salad of crudenesses between €7.50 and €9.50, savoury pies (with salad of raw…

The castle of Ramachandran
Cuisine de Provence

The castle of Ramachandran

Salon de Provence

Frescoes, gilt and hangings… Château de Richebois' pomp and splendour offers a fitting backdrop for its refined Provencal cuisine. The John Dory with ginger and lamb cutlets with cornflower petals are served in the truly lordly setting of this 17th-century domain, set at the end of a majestic…

The table of the Abbey of the Holy Cross
Food guide restaurant

The table of the Abbey of the Holy Cross

Salon de Provence

If greed is not a sin, the climb up to this ancient 12th-century abbey will take you one step nearer paradise. Rising up over Salon, with aerial views over Camargue and the Alpilles from the terrace shaded by mulberry trees, this site is definitely blessed. The more-austere dining room,…

La Bastide du Moulin à Poivre
Cuisine de Provence

La Bastide du Moulin à Poivre

Pélissanne

Restaurant traditionnel dans une ancienne bergerie avec une agréable terrasse pour l'été, vous proposant une cuisine élaborée avec des produits frais de qualités. Glacier en été Service de traiteur pour vos événements. Fermeture le dimanche soir et lundi (sauf réservation).

Domaine de Roquerousse
Cuisine de Provence

Domaine de Roquerousse

Salon de Provence

A beautiful building in 550 hectares of grounds, featuring shady terraces, comfort, peace and quiet, plus sports and leisure activities. Air-conditioned rooms. Tour of the hunting grounds. Restaurant.

Inspirations

Sardines

Sardines

Terroir

This summer fish is the stuff both legends and dishes are made of

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.

Calissons

Calissons

Aix-en-Provence prides in concocting 'Calisson' candies made with a thin candied melon paste and ground almonds topped with royal icing. Yummy

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

In a sauce or salad, red is the colour!

Not having qualifications doesn't mean your life is ruined

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.