Museums in the Bouches-du-Rhône
Culture is part of the department’s tourist offer, with several dozen museums. Discover, for example, the museum of Salon and La Crau in Salon-de-Provence, the Cézanne’s Cabanon of the Bibémus quarries in Aix-en-Provence, the museum of the Foreign Legion in Aubagne, the Louis Jou foundation in Les Baux-de-Provence, the museum of building machinery and public works in Mallemort, the museum of ancient Arles…
Marcel Pagnol’s Provence
Writer and moviemaker, Marcel Pagnol has contributed to the image of an ideal Provence through his works. La gloire de mon père, Le Château de ma mère, Le temps des secrets and Le temps des amours are among the most famous works of this remarkable author, who had his seat at the Académie française. From Vallon de Passe-Temps to La Grotte de Grosibou, from Aubagne to La Treille, go and meet the memories of Marcel Pagnol.
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