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

Salon de Provence - Museum

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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Information provided byOT Salon de Provence

  • Contact

    Château de l'Emperi
    Montée Du Puech

    13300 Salon de Provence

  • Phone

    • 04 90 56 22 36
  • Fax

    04 90 56 90 84

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Where to stay

Citotel Vendôme
Hotel

Citotel Vendôme

Salon de Provence

Located in the town centre, between the Hôtel de Ville (town hall) and the Fontaine Moussue (mossy fountain). Cool, quiet interior garden the spacious rooms look on to the garden and all have a full bathroom. Supervised car park 100 m from hotel. Quiet hotel, rooms giving on to patio, all…

Cosmos
Holiday rental

Cosmos

Pélissanne

Au pied du Massif des Costes dans un quartier calme au milieu des amandiers et des oliviers, appartement spacieux de 92 m² situé au 1er étage de la maison de la propriétaire. Grand séjour/salon. Cuisine indépendante équipée. 2 chambres avec 1 lit/2 pers et 2 chambres avec 1 lit/1 pers.…

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…

Mlle Caroline Dameron
B&B

Mlle Caroline Dameron

Grans

Demeure d’hôtes de charme du XVIII ème siècle, située au cœur de la Provence... La Magnanerie se dresse fièrement au milieu du petit village de Grans, elle est une base idéale pour partir à la découverte des sites remarquables de la région. Les Alpilles (les Baux de Provences, Saint…

Albizia
Holiday rental

Albizia

Salon de Provence

Small independent, atypical House, in quiet area of Salon de Provence, a 15-minute walk from the city centre and 5 minutes from a fitness trail! Shops nearby! Rental for two people.Ideal for visiting Provence, you will be seated in a studio of 30 m2, including for your convenience: a TV corner…

The Mas du Soleil
Hotel

The Mas du Soleil

Salon de Provence

Name on the heights of St Côme, a property of the 18th century is was formerly Clos Angelussi, Clos des Anges. In the city of Nostradamus, this building to the Italian fingerprints is now converted into a hotel-restaurant 4 stars. Remains of charm where it is good to live. Francis Robin invites…

Maison Auguste
B&B

Maison Auguste

Salon de Provence

In an authentic manor house built in 1907, located in the heart of the District of the SOAP, Cecilia and Eric reserve you a privileged and warm hospitality. Two rooms of hosts of charm capable of accommodating two adults. The rooms and the configuration of the House we do not receive young…

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…

Dogon
B&B

Dogon

Grans

This small, sunny double bedroom, with shower/WC, is in an authentic 18th century farmhouse that has been tastefully renovated on 2.3 unenclosed hectares. Large shared living room offers comfort and harmony. Shared securised swimming pool (12x6 m) open from 01/05 to 31/10. Direct access to the…

Things to do

Un dimanche à la campagne
Souvenirs

Un dimanche à la campagne

Salon de Provence

Gifts, souvenirs, decoration for the House.

Atelier Gasquet - santons
Christmas crib figures

Atelier Gasquet - santons

Salon de Provence

Manufacture of santons of cribs, accessories, dressed santons... By Appointment

Chocolate the Nostradamus
Craftsman

Chocolate the Nostradamus

Salon de Provence

Master Chocolatier! Factory of chocolates and sweets Bertrand, creator of the 'Nostradamus' delicacy made from marzipan with orange peel wrapped white chocolate and other specialties.

Les portes ouvertes (Provencal and Mediterranean products)
Souvenirs

Les portes ouvertes (Provencal and Mediterranean products)

Salon de Provence

Provencal and Mediterranean products.

Marie greenhouse
Producer

Marie greenhouse

Salon de Provence

Production of flowers and vegetables.

Domaine du Mas les Bories
Olives - Huiles d'olives

Domaine du Mas les Bories

Salon de Provence

Proposed property visit. Products are available in direct sales. The Mas of the Domaine name takes its name through the bories which are scattered on the property... The Domaine are small houses in the region of igloo-shaped stone. Serving in time the shelter of the shepherds for the winter,…

Loolie
Craftsman

Loolie

Salon de Provence

Dans cette boutique il y a de bien beaux bijoux de créateurs fantaisie. Vous y trouverez par exemple les collections de Doriane, Gwapita ou Hipanema. Mais chez Loolie on sait aussi dénicher d'autres accessoires comme des maillots de bains, des cabas colorés ou des foulards Codello, des…

Rampal savonnerie Latour - artisan SOAP
Savon

Rampal savonnerie Latour - artisan SOAP

Salon de Provence

Rampal family, 5 generations of men of passion. The story begins in the 18th century. Rampal J.J., master SOAP in Marseille, emigrated to the United States during the Revolution of 1789. Back in Provence, it transmits its know-how to son Jacques, who works as a master SOAP on behalf of traders at…

The Levade mill
Producer

The Levade mill

Salon de Provence

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

Where to eat

La Bastide du Moulin à Poivre
Cuisine de Provence

La Bastide du Moulin à Poivre

Pélissanne

Restaurant traditionnel avec une agréable terrasse. Glacier en été Service de traiteur pour vos événements. Fermeture le dimanche soir et lundi (sauf réservation).

La Salle à Manger "The dining room"
Food guide restaurant

La Salle à Manger "The dining room"

Salon de Provence

Cruet-SOAP of the 19th century House, richly decorated with his secret garden in the heart of Salon. Miège family opened her home to a charming generous, creative cuisine restaurant, half-caste flavours of travel...The reservation is strongly recommended! "" Restaurant recommended by '…

En aparthé (s)
Cuisine de Provence

En aparthé (s)

Salon de Provence

A lovely restaurant, tea room with garden and home-made salted sweet cooking. To awaken your taste buds, odours, flavours and scents at any time... Salad, quiche, bread, soup, tatin, clafouti, crumble, cheese cake, Chocolate Fudge... All our dishes are made by us. A lunch break, a family brunch,…

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…

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,…

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…

Le Mas du Soleil
Food guide restaurant

Le Mas du Soleil

Salon de Provence

The ancient Clos Angelussi - an 18th-century building on the heights of Saint-Côme - still has a wonderful Tuscan flavour to it. Within these walls redolent of provincial Sundays and the love of a job well done, French master chef Francis Robin embodies a certain philosophy of gastronomy where…

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…

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,…

Inspirations

Terroir

Sardines

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Terroir

Provence's markets

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Tradition

The Pastis

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