The old village of Vernègues
The village heart of Vernègues, huddled around its castle, suffered greatly from the earthquake that shook Provence in 1909. The ruins that remain bear witness to this dramatic episode. You will also find on the territory of Vernègues the remains of an ancient Roman temple.
Museums in the Bouches-du-Rhône
Culture is part of the department’s tourist offer, with a large number of museums, both well-known and more unusual. Discover, for example, the Cézanne’s Cabanon of the Bibémus quarries in Aix-en-Provence, the museum of old Saint-Chamas, the Estrine museum in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, the Provençal museum of urban and regional transport in Fuveau, the Estrine museum in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence…
Vernègues welcomes you a few kilometers from the city of Aix-en-Provence. You can easily leave the Provencal hills surrounding the village to reach the Cours Mirabeau, enjoy the museums and stores of the city of Aix-en-Provence. Further on, the Sainte-Victoire awaits you.