The village of Maussane-les-Alpilles offers you a return to your roots in the enchanting landscapes of the Bouches-du-Rhône. Nestled under the sun of the Alpilles, the village watches over an authentic charm.

You want to go green, far from any activity? Here you can forget the noise of the big cities.

Outdoor activities are numerous. You can walk along the hiking trails of this preserved area of the Alpilles. Different activities can be practiced in the Alpilles: horse riding, golf initiation, tree climbing course, climbing, via ferrata, paragliding…

Like other villages in the Bouches-du-Rhône, Maussane-les-Alpilles offers a generous terroir. Visit directly the producers and farmers of the Alpilles and taste the flavors of the regional markets.

The historical heritage of the Alpilles also offers some exceptional remarkable treasures: chapels, churches, old houses, wash houses, castles… To find ideas for activities, you can contact the Tourist Office. You want to stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? Do you like camping? You prefer the comfort of a hotel of character? You like the unusual character of a bed and breakfast? You can easily book the accommodation that meets your different criteria.

Monuments and heritage

The village of Maussane-les-Alpilles has an interesting rural heritage.

Built in the 18th century, the Sainte-Croix church has a beautiful architecture, with its bell tower equipped with a clock.

The Fountain of the 4 Seasons, built in the 19th century and located in Place Laugier de Monblan, has beautiful sculptures. An ancient Roman road passed through the village, and a military milestone still bears witness to this today. You can also discover, during your visit, several oratories and a wash-house.

The Alpilles

Situated between the Durance and the Rhône, the Alpilles massif is appreciated for its landscapes and its remarkable biodiversity. Between wetlands and dry scrublands, men have shaped this territory 30 kilometers long and about 10 kilometers wide. The Alpilles Regional Nature Park is ideal for hiking, road biking and mountain biking. The unspoiled villages, which for a long time lived from wine and olive oil production, nowadays seduce tourists. Alphonse Daudet’s mill in Fontvieille, King René’s castle, the ancient town of Glanum, the Ecomuseum of La Crau, the historical heritage of the Alpilles offers many treasures.

Read more: Alpilles Regional Natural Park

Museums in the Bouches-du-Rhône

Located in Maussane-les-Alpilles, the Musée des Santons presents a Provencal tradition, that of the cot. Scenes of life are presented, and allow us to discover the daily life in the Alpilles.

The sea, nature and culture are all part of the Bouches-du-Rhône’s tourist offer, with a large number of museums of all sizes, on a variety of themes. Depending on your desires, you can discover, for example, the Louis Jou Foundation in Les Baux-de-Provence, the Camargue Museum in Arles, the Provencal Museum of Urban and Regional Transport in Fuveau, the Granet museum in Aix-en-Provence, the Provencal Museum of Urban and Regional Transport in Fuveau, and more.

Practical Informations

Would you like to visit Maussane-les-Alpilles? We offer you a lot of useful information to prepare your stay.

  • Location: Maussane-les-Alpilles is located in the heart of the Alpilles massif, in a triangle formed of the towns of Arles, Avignon and Salon-de-Provence.
  • Nearby tourist towns and villages: Arles, Avignon, Salon-de-Provence, Les Baux-de-Provence, Mouriès
  • Accommodation: You can book a hotel room, a bed and breakfast, a pitch or a mobile home in a campsite, a holiday rental.
  • Market days: Every Thursday morning.
  • Tourist Office (address): Av. des Alpilles, 13520 Maussane-les-Alpilles
  • Tourist Office (phone): (+33)4 90 54 23 13
  • Official website: https://maussane.com/