Tarascon - Cultural place
The Souléiado Museum was created in a private mansion which housed an Indian printing site from 1806. This society museum combines the history of our Provence with the traditional production of cotton fabrics. There are printed textiles with colourful motifs known as 'Indian textiles', which are now Provençal fabrics. In this museum, you will discover rare examples of Provençal costumes, wonderful stitching and charming reconstructions of former scenes from everyday life in Provence.
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Information provided by OT Tarascon
Souleïado - Musée du Tissu Provençal
39 rue Charles Demery
- 04 90 91 08 80
04 90 91 01 08
Where to stay
Les écuries du Roi
"Les écuries du Roi" est une chambre d'hôtes de charme, insolite et romantique très discrète avec son jacuzzi privatif. Située en Provence entre Avignon, Arles, Nîmes, la montagnette et ses parfums. Aménagée dans les anciennes écuries, décorée dans un esprit cavalier afin de créer un…
Charming family hotel, close to the village centre, to shops and to the train station. Andrew and Laurence provide a warm welcome, personalised and attentive, in a family atmosphere. 17 tastefully decorated rooms, renovated and bright in pleasant and quiet settings. In good weather, relax on the…
Dans un cadre agréable et à la campagne, avec un accès au jardin entièrement clos et la piscine sécurisée, les Lavandes est située à quelques kilomètre de la Montagnette et d'Avignon. De l'autre côté les villes de Arles et Nimes sont autant d'idées de visites patrimoniales et…
Mas des Comtes de Provence
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Things to do
Place Alexandrine Bremond
In memory of its poetess, the town of Tarascon erected a statue in her honour and named one of its squares after her. Elisabeth 'Alexandrine' Brémond (29 October 1858, Tarascon - 22 June 1898), better known by the name of Brémonde de Tarascon, was a Félibran poetess. The recurrent themes of…
Domaine Grand mas de Lansac
Le Grand Domaine de Lansac has been creating high-quality wines for over a century. These Alpilles wines, produced in accordance with best practice, have an exceptional flavour thanks to the combination of certain grape varieties. Direct sales of Vin des Alpilles (PGI). 50 hectares of vines…
Musée d'Art et d'Histoire
Le Musée d'Art et d'Histoire est installé dans l'Ancien Cloître des Cordeliers. Il subsiste de nos jours un cloître et l'ancien parloir. Ce musée abrite une exposition semi-permanente de la légendaire Tarasque et le cabinet de curiosité de Tartarin. Des expositions ponctuelles viennent…
Château de Roussan
Saint Rémy de Provence
This château is located at the western exit from Saint Rémy de Provence, on the road to Tarascon. Its first known owner was Captain Bertrand de Nostredame, brother of Michel de Nostredame. The Mas de Roussan was later transformed by Melchior- Jacques de Joanis, (adviser to the King), husband of…
Speciality: 'Tarasque', 'Tartarinades' and 'Bésuquettes de Tartarin' (made with chocolate and praline). Exclusive registered trademark. Delicious almond biscuits perfumed with orange and chocolate and filled with crème fraiche are produced as effigies of the monster and mascot La Tarasque ( a…
Chapelle Saint Marcellin
The bottle procession takes place in Saint Marcellin Chapel on 1 June every year. On this day, all male residents of Boulbon go to the Chapel carrying a bottle of wine. After the Provençal service, the bottles are blessed. Each participant can then have a sip of wine, while the village police…
Théâtre municipal de Tarascon
One of the most remarkable Italian-style theatres in the Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur region, classified as a Historic Monument. In a Royal Order of 10 August 1825, Charles X approved the Municipal Council's decision to acquire land and a church formerly belonging to the Dominicans (15th…
Where to eat
Master restaurateur Christian Chay takes pride in perpetuating a family tradition dating back to 1945. His lovingly-prepared cuisine is also a tribute to regional culinary customs, although the sun-packed flavours have evolved with the times. The dishes here provide an explosion of Provencal…
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