Les Baux de Provence

The Beauty of Les Baux de Provence

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The village of the Baux de Provence is situated in the heart of the Alpilles on a rocky plateau of 245m high. A panoramic view of Arles, the Camargue and the Alpilles can be seen from it. This immense and superb stone fortress is without doubt one of the “must-sees”. Les Baux de Provence can only be visited by foot, you will discover the chateau, different chapels, the “Citadelle des Baux”, “hotels particuliers” and houses with stones cut out by the steel slicing of the sun and the terra cotta tiles which have imprisoned the traces of the past!

The village has been classified “one of the 100 most beautiful villages in France” and attires more than 1.5 million tourists per year! There are several galleries, nice restaurants and shops.



Arles is situated on the banks of the Rhone River.

Not far from Arles, you will discover the arid plains of Crau, the Alpilles and the famous Camargue, land of the Gypsies and the bulls’ herds “guardians”, with typical old houses in the “manades”. Today the “ferias” or bull runs take place in the arenas like they were the Roman games were already played in the first century.

Arles organizes many festivals, art and a culture exposition; the place has always attracted artists such as Van Gogh who stayed here with his friend Gauguin. Picasso loved bullfights, it has inspired him for several paintings and drawings.

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