Want to spend a day in the heart of Provence, discovering picturesque villages and exploring
a remarkable natural heritage? At 55 km from Martigues are the Alpilles! A place that will make you travel
each of us in a dream setting.
A day in the Alpilles allows you to discover the charm of the region: between the shades of green of the scrubland,
pines and oaks, the delicious fields of vineyards and olive trees as far as the eye can see and the attractive small roads marked out
magnificent panoramas, this authentic Provence is a true haven of peace.
At the heart of this territory are dotted with typical villages whose charm will not leave anyone indifferent. These regional nuggets
have many sites and monuments which bear witness to the richness of their heritage. Each village offers an experience
unique: Baux-de-Provence with - perched on its heights - the remains of its 11th century castle
or its light careers offering incredible digital and immersive exhibitions; Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
and its exceptional archaeological site of Glanum or the Saint-Paul de Mausole cloister (Van Gogh cultural center);
or Tarascon, which offers a discovery of artisanal know-how with its Provencal fabric museum
and its ciergerie at the Prémontrés Abbey. These are just a few of the many examples
which already reveal the strong identity of the territory and its attachment to the past.
In addition to the villages, the Alpilles is also an exceptional regional natural park ... and who says park, says outdoor activities!
To explore this massif, there are many hiking trails suitable for all levels. Rides to discover the cultures of the olive and the vine, the birds of the territory, the mills which inspired "Letters
from my mill " by Alphonse Daudet or the panoramic views of the Alpilles, there is something for everyone
tastes ! With this impressive variety of routes, cycle tourism is also very common.
in the surrounding area. It is thus possible to take advantage of the greenway with the family, to venture on routes
mountainous by mountain bike or to stroll peacefully along small country roads. Finally, it is advisable to explore the heights of the territory by practicing rock climbing. Many providers offer this trip
Exceptional roped up, an activity - at the top of the cliffs - not to be missed during your stay in the Alpilles.
In just an hour's drive from Martigues, come and explore the treasures
natural and cultural of this Provençal land!