The Village of Santons in Provence

Museum Arts and culture Folk arts and popular traditions
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The "Village des Santons en Provence" is a combination of 19 villages in a continuous scenery.
3,000 clay-figurines -iconic symbol of Provence- are staged in villages, hills, scubland, calanques, ...
The type or size of these clay figurines used varies according to the scenery.
They are represented in Provençal playlets : working in the fields or in shops, dancing, playing cards or petanque, cooking, fishing...
Animals, trees, flowers, objects or accessories, the very special care given to details gives authenticity to each scene.
A second room is dedicated to the Nativity representation by each clay-figurinemaker.
This large village, covering 230 m2, was created by the craftsmen and figurineproducers organization of " Pays d'Aubagne " area and gathers 17 santon-makers.
Accessible for disabled
Opening period (s)From 02/01 to 28/12/2024
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday between 9 am and 12.30 pm and between 2 pm and 6 pm. On Thursday between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Closed exceptionally on Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, Whit Monday, May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.
General information
  • Parking :
    • Parking nearby
  • Client profile :
    • Groups
  • Tour language(s) :
    • French
  • Visits :
    • Average individual visit length (minutes) : 30
    • you can visit it
  • Price :
    • Free
Services, Tours, Activities and entertainment
  • Individual tour services :
    • Unguided individual tours available permanently
    • Guided individual tours on request
  • Entertainment :
    • Children's entertainment
    • Entertainment
  • Visit :
    • Tour free of charge
    • Educational visits
The Village of Santons in Provence
16 Avenue Antide Boyer
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Phone : +33 4 42 18 17 18
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Le Village des santons en Provence
16 Avenue Antide Boyer
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.294758
Longitude : 5.565137