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Tourism and travel guide

The village of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in the Bouches-du-Rhône region seduces with its picturesque charm, in the heart of the spectacular landscapes of the Alpilles. The historic heart of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is home to a number of shopping streets, offering residents and visitors alike the main useful local stores: bakery, mini-market or grocery store…

Various nature activities await you in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. This is the opportunity to initiate you to hiking or to go mountain biking or cycling on the paths and trails of the Alpilles. During your stay in the Alpilles, you can also try your hand at other activities. For example, would you like to try climbing in the Alpilles? Would you like to use your future vacation to try your hand at tree climbing?

From the shores of the Mediterranean to the mountain pastures of the Southern French Alps, the attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on a gastronomy of rare diversity. In Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, gourmet delicacies are the order of the day! Visit the local producers and taste the flavors of the regional markets : markets are held in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

The local cultural and historical heritage also offers some remarkable treasures: churches, chapels, mansions of character, castles or manor houses…

Would you like to stay in the Bouches-du-Rhône? Discover a wide choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Bouches-du-Rhône: hotels, campsites, bed and breakfasts… The local Tourist Office will inform you about the activities available and the tourist sites to visit.

Alpilles regional natural park

Last relief before the Rhone delta, the Alpilles massif seduces thanks to its landscapes which offer an exceptional biodiversity. Since prehistoric times, men have been shaping this sun-drenched territory. In the Alpilles Regional Nature Park, tracks and paths welcome lovers of walking, mountain biking, horse riding…

The Alpilles are home to picturesque villages and a remarkable heritage, which have long lived from the cultivation of vines and olive trees… Alphonse Daudet’s mill in Fontvieille, King René’s castle in Tarascon, the archaeological site of Glanum, the art galleries of Saint-Rémy Ecomuseum of La Crau, different cultural destinations are proposed to you in the Alpilles.

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Museums near Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

During your stay in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, you can visit several museums.

The Hôtel de Sade, built in part on the site of ancient Roman baths, showcases collections resulting from archaeological research at Glanum. During your visit, you can admire a building of exceptional architecture. Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is also home to a number of art galleries.

Discover the magnificent museums and monuments of neighbouring Avignon: the Palais des Papes, the Pont Saint-Bénézet, the Petit Palais, the Musée Calvet, etc.

The ancient city of Glanum

Near Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, the Salyens, a Celto-Ligurian people, built a fortified oppidum on a trade route through the Alpilles. The town grew up around a spring considered sacred.

Influenced by the Greeks of Massalia, Glanum was conquered by the Romans. Major works were undertaken, and Glanum became a powerful city.

The ruins of Glanum can be visited to discover Provence’s ancient past.

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Visiting Saint-Rémy-de-Provence: practical information

The town of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence lies to the south of Avignon. It is easily accessible:

  • by road: A7 motorway
  • by train: Avignon TGV station
  • by plane: Marseille Provence airport

Would you like to plan your stay in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence? Contact the Alpilles Provence Tourist Office: