La Petite Provence du Paradou

Le Paradou - Museum

One of the largest exhibitions of santons (almost 400) presented in a 500 m2 miniature Provençal village.
The best santon-makers in France have devoted almost 8,000 hours of work to making the 32 old buildings (50,000 clay tiles, all made individually by hand) in this mini Provençal village, where the santons, 1/6 of their usual size, take part in amusing or emotional scenes from everyday life.

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  • Accessible for disabled
  • Coach park, Private parking
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  • Contact

    75 avenue Vallée des Baux
    13520 Le Paradou

  • Phone

    • 04 90 54 35 75
  • Fax

    04 90 54 35 67

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Where to stay

Auberge la Benvengudo
Hotel

Auberge la Benvengudo

Les Baux de Provence

In an exceptional setting at the foot of a rock face, this charming Provençal house with its beautiful olive grove and tall pines, is here especially to welcome you for a relaxing stay complemented by Provençal delicacies. 20 rooms, 5 suites and 2 very spacious apts. are available for you. They…

Gite De Hugolin
Holiday rental

Gite De Hugolin

Fontvieille

Décorée aux couleurs de la Provence, agrémentée d'objets anciens et de collection, La Maison d'Ugolin peut accueillir 6 personnes.

La Maison des Baux Arts
B&B

La Maison des Baux Arts

Maussane les Alpilles

An authentic Mas from the 18th century, the old Perception of Maussane-les-Alpilles, with its garden, its swimming pool have been renovated with taste and character to become a bed and breakfast in the centre of the village.Roland painter, has ensured and cared for the decoration of the House, 5…

Mme. Colette Gilly
B&B

Mme. Colette Gilly

Maussane les Alpilles

This 17th century family Mas has 4 Baux stone bedrooms restored with a contemporary design. Private patios between the garden and the swimming pool where breakfast is served at the time of your choosing.

La Part des Anges
B&B

La Part des Anges

Le Paradou

Beautifully situated in the small village of le Paradou, South des Baux de Provence and West of Maussane les Alpilles, the mas overlooks very beautiful garden, providing a soothing coolness during the summer season.Include a terrace sheltered by a gazebo overlooking a summer dining room near…

Les Lauriers
Holiday rental

Les Lauriers

Le Paradou

House with private garden, fully renovated, 200 m from the village of Paradou. Ground floor: kitchen, living room, shower room with toilet. AND: 3 bedrooms with 2 single beds with 2 bunk beds, 2 double beds, bathroom with shower and toilet. Shaded terrace with garden furniture, garden and…

Le Mas De Marie 2
Holiday rental

Le Mas De Marie 2

Le Paradou

Au cœur des Alpilles, mas typique du 18ème siècle de 120 m² à la décoration raffinée. Au RdC : 2 salons, dont 1 avec cheminée. 1 séjour/cuisine équipée. 1 WC indépendant. A l'étage : 1 grande chambre climatisée avec 2 lits 90x200 (ou 180x200) avec coin salon et SdE et WC privatifs.…

Oustau de Baumanière
Hotel

Oustau de Baumanière

Les Baux de Provence

Baumaniére is of these exceptional places that perfectly combines tradition and modernity. The legendary restaurant and bright rooms immerse you in the heart of the contrasting landscapes of the Alpilles. Today, with 30 rooms and three villas (l'Oustau, la Guigou and le Manoir) Baumaniére…

Mas Des Adrets
Holiday rental

Mas Des Adrets

Les Baux de Provence

At the heart of the Fontaine valley, independent apartment in an authentic Provençal farmhouse. Clear view of the rock and the village of Les Baux, in a quiet and green area. Bedroom and double bed, kitchen-living room (with bed for 1 pers), shower-WC, TV, electric heating, balcony and terrace…

Things to do

La Boutique de Provence
Souvenirs

La Boutique de Provence

Les Baux de Provence

Delicatessen, regional wines.

Eglise Saint Vincent
Monument

Eglise Saint Vincent

Les Baux de Provence

The old village had three churches: Saint-André in the La Fontaine Valley, the first parish church, abandoned in 1481 and since disappeared; Notre Dame du Château or Sainte-Catherine Chapel (12th-16th centuries), the castle chapel in the citadel enclosure, and Saint-Vincent Church, the former…

Création de bijoux d'argent
Fashion

Création de bijoux d'argent

Les Baux de Provence

Depuis 50 ans, Jacques Moniquet fabrique des bijoux en argent. Ses créations sont le produit de la technique précise du forgeron, associées à l' imaginaire toujours renouvelé de l'artiste. Le résultat est une oeuvre intemporelle, limpide et forte. L'artisan construit son objet sachant la…

Bijoux Adrien Moniquet
Craftsman

Bijoux Adrien Moniquet

Maussane les Alpilles

Fabrication de bijoux uniques et faits main. Adrien Moniquet a hérité d'une technique traditionnelle de son grand-père : au petit marteau qu'il a modernisée donnant un étonnant mélange de tradition et de nouveauté grâce à des bijoux plus fins et dotés d'élégantes finissions.

Mas Sainte Berthe
Wines

Mas Sainte Berthe

Les Baux de Provence

Master David planted his first vines in 1953. The construction of the Mas Sainte Berthe cellar was completed in 1976; the estate could then produce and sell its first vintage. Located at the foot of the Rocher des Baux, this 39-hectare vineyard planted in chalky, clay soil, produces Les Baux de…

La Cité des Baux de Provence s’ouvre aux personnes à déficience visuelle
Walk

La Cité des Baux de Provence s’ouvre aux personnes à déficience visuelle

Les Baux de Provence

"Make access to heritage a right and a pleasure for all." The village of les Baux de Provence is the first commune of the Bouches which offers new tools to aid in the tour for people with Visual impairment. The city is also the first "more beautiful Villages of France" to undertake a partnership…

Les Délices de l'Olivier
Olive

Les Délices de l'Olivier

Maussane les Alpilles

La confiserie d'olives Alain Soler prépare et aromatise toutes les variétés d'olives de Provence : •Cassées de pays au fenouil •Picholines vertes & noires •Lucques vertes •Noires Grossane, noires variété Tanche AOC Nyons… •mais aussi d'autres variétés des pays…

Mas de la Dame
Olive

Mas de la Dame

Les Baux de Provence

The Mas de la Dame, with a surface area of 57 hectares of vines and 27 of olive groves, is legendary as it is said to have been the retirement home of a mysterious 'Lady' whom the troubadours used to sing about. Mme Missoffe and Mme Poniatowski reign supreme in this 15th century site immortalised…

Coopérative Oléicole de la Vallée des Baux
Olive

Coopérative Oléicole de la Vallée des Baux

Maussane les Alpilles

In this authentic 17th century Oil Mill, an exceptional dark fruity olive oil is produced according to a traditional method. Visits to the Mill, tastings and sale of olive oil and regional products all year Open all year (including Sundays from June to September)

Where to eat

Le Bistrot du Paradou
Food guide restaurant

Le Bistrot du Paradou

Le Paradou

Culinary specialities: all Provençal recipes.

Bistrot de la Petite France
Food guide restaurant

Bistrot de la Petite France

Le Paradou

Set against Paradou church, this gastronomic bistro was born out of a partnership between Swiss chef Nathalie Feurer and sommelier Jean-Baptiste Gérard from the illustrious Auberge de Noves. The service is professional and the food is mature and made exclusively with fresh, seasonal produce. The…

Le clos saint roch
Food guide restaurant

Le clos saint roch

Maussane les Alpilles

Nestled around a pretty courtyard, you are will be greeted with ease by its owners, Emmanuel and Nathalie Billaud

Auberge la Benvengudo
Food guide restaurant

Auberge la Benvengudo

Les Baux de Provence

In an exceptional setting at the foot of the rocks, this charming Provençal bastide with its beautiful olive grove and large pine trees welcomes you for a relaxing stay accompanied by gourmet Provençal cuisine. 20 rooms, 5 suites and 2 very spacious apartments are at your disposal. Simple,…

L' Oustaloun
Food guide restaurant

L' Oustaloun

Maussane les Alpilles

We love the cosy look of this "little house" ("oustaloun" in Provencal) - a two-star hotel with a ground floor restaurant decorated with bric-a-brac, tucked under the ancient stone arches of a 16th-century abbey. Chef Jérôme Sauton's Provencal cuisine has a special fondness for the Alpilles…

Domaine de Manville
Food guide restaurant

Domaine de Manville

Les Baux de Provence

Le restaurant gastronomique "La Table" du Domaine de Manville, est dédié au terroir, aux trésors des Alpilles et à la Provence. Cuisinier de l'instant, Matthieu Dupuis-Baumal, chef exécutif, s'inspire de son environnement immédiat, du terroir qui l'entoure, du marché de Cavaillon, des…

Le Mas d'Aigret
Food guide restaurant

Le Mas d'Aigret

Les Baux de Provence

Against the backdrop of the Les Baux Fortress, this former Mas enjoys exceptional views extending from the Alpilles to Camargue. You will overlook Provence from the terrace, whose tables are nestled among the mulberry trees, from its pool, which is illuminated at night, and from the Roches des…

Du Côté des Olivades
Food guide restaurant

Du Côté des Olivades

Le Paradou

At the restaurant des olivades Chief Nancy Bourguignon performs with talent a fancy kitchen where premium flavor and quality of the product.She surrounds herself small producers who book him their best season products. Meat of the Alpilles, line fish, vegetables from Provence, cooking are fair…

La Table du Hameau
Table 13

La Table du Hameau

Le Paradou

Imagine a luxury hotel resembling a Provencal village… From the forge to the fountain, mill and boules court, everything here is larger than life and bathed in the scents of sweet almond trees. Welcome to "Le Hameau des Baux"… recently crowned with a dining room - two in fact! The gastronomic…

Inspirations

Art-de-vivre

The Sun

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Tradition

The Pastis

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Tradition

The Three Kings Cake

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So that everyone’s hopes and tastes are catered for, Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme promotes must-see destinations which take visitors off the beaten track, using its deep understanding of the area and its neutral role as a non-profit organisation.