The Alpilles, an exceptional heritage

Historic site and monument
At the 'Pas de Bouquet' (Saint Victor district), on the edge of Boulbon, there was an old Gallo-Roman 'villa', where remains of pottery, mosaics, ...
  • Religious patrimony :
    • Chapel
Historic site and monument
Saint Michel de Frigolet Abbey (12th-14th century), in the heart of the unspoilt landscape of La Montagnette, takes its name from the many thyme ...
Historic site and monument
Ruins of the Castellas de Roquemartine
In the centre of the monastery, St Michel Church and the Cloister plunge us into the purity of 12th century Romanesque art. Some rooms around the ...
  • Religious patrimony :
    • Church
At the foot of the Alpilles, next to the Roman ruins of GLANUM, there has been, since about the year 1000, a monastery containing a beautiful ...
Historic site and monument
The prosperity of the town of Tarascon led to a number of noble families settling there from the 15th century.
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    • Historical patrimony
Historic site and monument
Alphonse Daudet's mill was built in 1814 and operated until 1915. In 1935 the Société des Amis d'Alphonse Daudet restored it and dedicated it to the...
Historic site and monument
This beautiful residence was above all a place of rest and inspiration for Alphonse Daudet. The museum offers a prefiguration of a vast project and ...
Historic site and monument
More than a century of archaeological research has made it possible to present the evidence of an exceptional architectural ensemble. Located in the ...
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Archeological site
Historic site and monument
In the heart of the Alpilles, the chapel of Notre Dame du Château has been the object of a particular devotion of the Tarasconnais since the Middle ...
  • Religious patrimony :
    • Chapel
Historic site and monument
The monastery of the "Visitation Sainte Marie" was founded in 1641 and approved by Saint Jeanne de Chantal, founder of the Visitation order, at the ...
Historic site and monument
La Persévérance Chapel is actually the remains of a house founded in 1677 to take in 'women and girls of ill repute'.
  • Religious patrimony :
    • Chapel
Historic site and monument
The Antiques: symbolic monuments of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, they represent the Arc de Triomphe and the Mausoleum, formerly the entrance to the city ...
  • themes :
    • Triumphal arch
Historic site and monument
Historical sundial in Eyguières
Historic site and monument
The 18th century building is situated on the site of a medieval chapel with the same name. In 1740 the construction of a new church was entrusted to ...
  • Religious patrimony :
    • Church
Historic site and monument
Tarascon enjoyed many privileges under the reign of the Counts of Provence.
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    • Historical patrimony
Historic site and monument
The aqueducts and mills of Barbegal were a complex work of two parallel aqueducts, leading drinking water to the city of Arles from the Alpilles and ...
  • Art collection :
    • Engineering structure
    • Aquaduct
Facing the castle service quarters, dominated by cypress planted early last century, the King René garden is a haven of greenery in the heart of this...
  • themes :
    • Garden
    • Private garden
Historic site and monument
"Wide white cloth trousers, small sticky jacket with metal buttons, two feet of red belt, around his stomach, bare neck, shaved forehead, on his head ...
Built in the first half of the 15th century, the castle of Tarascon is a perfect example of a fortress that combines the Gothic and Renaissance ...
Historic site and monument
The remains of the ramparts are very interesting from an architectural point of view.