Découverte insolite aux Baux de Provence

Les Baux de Provence - Guided tour - Dates and program to be confirmed

The architecture of the Baux-de-Provence reflects a rich history, made a succession of human occupations, lives and varied uses. Each townhouse as every building in the village has its own history and contains one thousand secrets that a simple look can detect. This tour invites you on an unusual journey to the heart of the city enabling you to discover the unique history of this unique place.The circuit takes about an hour. It is at the start of the Tourist Office at the entrance to the village.

  • Pets allowed

Information provided byOT Les Baux de Provence

  • Organiser

    Office de Tourisme des Baux de Provence

    Maison du Roy
    Rue Porte Mage

    13520 Les Baux de Provence

  • Transport means

    On foot

  • Duration

    1 to 2hrs

  • Level

    All Levels

  • Guide

    Erudite Guide

  • Tour language

    French

  • Phone

    • 04 90 54 34 39
  • Fax

    04 90 54 51 15

  • Website

Nearby

  1. La Virado Des Alpilles

    Holiday rental

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  2. Le Mas d'Aigret

    Hotel

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  3. Mme. Colette Gilly

    B&B

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  4. Bistrot de la Petite France

    Food guide restaurant

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Where to stay

Fabian des Baux
Hotel

Fabian des Baux

Les Baux de Provence

Charming 3-star hotel with 31 rooms that can each accommodate up to 4 people. Flavoursome food made from local products.

Domaine le Hameau des Baux
Hotel

Domaine le Hameau des Baux

Le Paradou

In the purest respect for tradition, love of old stone buildings and the materials of yesteryear, this Hamlet brings charming old buildings back to life. A barn, a shed, a chapel, a dovecote, and a mill now serve a single cause: to reveal this little secret world to a privileged few. Most rooms…

La Cour
Holiday rental

La Cour

Maussane les Alpilles

Apartment on the ground floor of a House 100 m from the centre of the village. Living room, separate kitchen, 2 bedrooms with 2 beds/1 person and 1 bed/2 persons, bathroom, toilet. House linen provided. Court.

Le Mas des Alpilles
Resort

Le Mas des Alpilles

Le Paradou

Vous souhaitez passer des vacances au cœur de la Provence ? Le village du Paradou vous ouvre ses portes le temps de votre séjour sous le soleil du sud. Entre Maussane-les-Alpilles et les Baux-de-Provence, ce charmant petit village se dresse au pied du parc naturel régional des Alpilles.…

Du Côté des Olivades
Hotel

Du Côté des Olivades

Le Paradou

Located in the heart of an olive grove, "Du Côté des Olivades" is built in the middle of nature, in an ocean of unique luminosity. Saturated with light and shade, it is a charming hotel at the foot of Les Baux de Provence and close to an authentic Provençal village where you can discover all…

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.

Hostellerie des Magnanarelles
Hotel

Hostellerie des Magnanarelles

Maussane les Alpilles

Hotel and restaurant with 18 rooms all equipped with shower room or bathroom and toilet. Direct dial telephone. TV. In the village close to the centre. Large wooded terrace with swimming pool.

Les Tours
Holiday rental

Les Tours

Le Paradou

Pretty house unattached to owners', adjoining shed in countryside. Alpilles Moutains, assured calm. Ground floor : Kitchen/living room. 1 double bedroom. 1 bedroom with 1 single bed + 1 double bed. Shower room/toilet. Central heat (35 euro/week). Fireplace (wood included). Shady terrace, private…

LE MAZET de JULES
Holiday rental

LE MAZET de JULES

Saint Rémy de Provence

On a spectacular, fully enclosed, 10-ha estate dotted with flowers and trees, this delightful complex of 5 B&B rooms (charming), a small non-detached gite (private, at the rear of the house) and a farmhouse inn (12 guests max.). Remarkable garden with more than 2,000 roses, walled garden area,…

Things to do

Domaine des Plaines Marguerites
Olive

Domaine des Plaines Marguerites

Maussane les Alpilles

Oil mill. Free visits to the mill every Thursday in July and August from 10 am to 12 pm.

Moulin à huile du Mas des Barres
Olive

Moulin à huile du Mas des Barres

Maussane les Alpilles

In this old Mas, this passionate family-run operation produces Vallée des Baux AOC olive oil, tapenade and Grossane olive purée and olive jam. Jean Baptiste Quenin has chosen to take advantage of the different varieties to produce a sweet, fruity oil.

La Petite Provence du Paradou
Museum

La Petite Provence du Paradou

Le Paradou

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,…

Sud Etoffe - La Maison de Provence
Souvenirs

Sud Etoffe - La Maison de Provence

Les Baux de Provence

The decor at manufacturer prices. Fabrics of furnishing, canvas jacquard, printed, stitched cotton quilts. Mail order catalogue offered to all our clients.

Etoffes des alpilles
Craftsman

Etoffes des alpilles

Maussane les Alpilles

Commerce de linge de maison

Jean Martin
Producer

Jean Martin

Tarascon

Welcome to the world of the 'Martins', a family which, from generation to generation, has been cooking to delight gourmets from around the world. It all began almost one century ago. In 1920, an idea formed in the mind of the man whose name gave rise to the brand: crack the secrets of the cracked…

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…

Le village des Baux de Provence
Site

Le village des Baux de Provence

Les Baux de Provence

The village of Les Baux de Provence, perched on a rocky promontory, has an incredibly rich architectural heritage. Its citadel dominates extraordinarily beautiful natural sites. It contains exceptional décors which relate the testimonies of the past, continue traditions, house the art of the men…

Golf des Baux de Provence
Golf

Golf des Baux de Provence

Les Baux de Provence

The Baux-de-Provence Golf Course becomes the Domaine de Manville Golf Course and increases from 9 to 18 holes. An environmentally friendly golf course, literally integrated into the landscape of the Les Baux plain, it not only satisfies the constraints of a protected region. Constantly shaped,…

Where to eat

Le Bistrot du Paradou
Food guide restaurant

Le Bistrot du Paradou

Le Paradou

Culinary specialities: all Provençal recipes.

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…

Pizza BRUN
Food guide restaurant

Pizza BRUN

Maussane les Alpilles

Pizzas au feu de bois

Le Potager
Table 13

Le Potager

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…

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…

Oustau de Baumanière
Food guide restaurant

Oustau de Baumanière

Les Baux de Provence

A luxurious den filled with contrasts between the famed haute cuisine of the family business, passed down by the grandfather of Jean-André Charial (the current owner), and the rugged limestone landscape known as “Hell's Valley”: On the valley floor, amid a thick screen of vegetation, the old…

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,…

La Reine Jeanne
Food guide restaurant

La Reine Jeanne

Les Baux de Provence

The site is magical: a hotel-restaurant in the heart of Les Baux-de-Provence, an amazing fortress town, clinging acrobat-like to a rock. And the dining room does indeed offer stunning views over the rocky chaos of the infamous "Valley of Hell". You can drink it all in while enjoying some good…

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…

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