Arles, Roman city & its market
Arles is an exceptional city located just 5 kilometers from our charming cottages in the Camargue. Arles is full of monuments to discover such as the Roman amphitheater, the Saint-Trophime cathedral, the Alyscamps, the Montmajour Abbey or the ancient theater. The museums in Arles are worth visiting: the Réattu museum, the Arles Antique museum and the Vincent Van Gogh foundation. By going to Arles, you can sunbathe on beaches such as Piémanson. Discover the culinary specialties of the Camargue by visiting the Arles market every Saturday morning.
Arles, the Roman capital
Arles is an exceptional city located just 5 kilometers from our charming cottages in the Camargue. Arles is full of monuments to discover such as the Roman amphitheater, the Saint-Trophime cathedral, the Alyscamps, the Montmajour Abbey or the ancient theater. The museums in Arles are to visit: the Réattu museum, the Arles Antique museum and the Vincent Van Gogh foundation. By going to Arles, you can sunbathe on beaches such as Piémanson. Discover the culinary specialties of the Camargue by going to the Arles market every Saturday morning.Link title
Nîmes and Pont-du-Gard
Nîmes is less than 30 minutes from Domaine de la Tourette. You will be charmed by this city and its vestiges from another era: its arenas, the square house, the clock tower and the Castellum Aquae. To learn more about the Romans and to observe Roman pieces, visit the Musée de la Romanité, inaugurated in 2018.
Very close to Nîmes, discover the Pont-du-Gard. This ancient Roman aqueduct has more than 40 centuries of history. A beautiful walk in the middle of nature will await you.
The Baux de Provence
Only a 30-minute drive from your holiday resort is Les Baux-de-Provence. This typical village of Provence will seduce you with the charm of the alleys of its town center. While strolling through the city, you will not miss the Château des Baux-de-Provence, the Saint-Vincent Church, the Santons Museum, the Porte Eyguières and the Chapel of the White Penitents. The must-see of Baux-de-Provence is the site of the Carrières de Lumières where you will attend a superb light and sound show.
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is located in the heart of the Alpilles. It is known to all for the passage of the famous painter Vincent Van Gogh. Several routes will allow you to discover the artist's works and the places that inspired him, such as the Saint-Paul de Mausole monastery. We also advise you to visit the Archaeological site of Glanum, an open-air museum, the Alpilles museum and the Estrine museum.
Avignon and its festival
In a 40-minute drive, you will be in Avignon city center. We recommend that you visit several must-see places in the city such as the Pont d'Avignon, the Palais des Papes, the Place Pie, the cathedral and the Rocher des Doms, as well as the Saint-Martial chapel. Three museums are absolutely worth discovering in the city of Avignon: the Calvet museum, the Petit Palais museum and the Lambert collection. The city of Avignon hosts its famous theater festival every year, a must-see event in the region.
Orange and its ancient theater
The city of Orange has kept and is home to many vestiges of the Roman Empire. Many routes through the city will take you through the most beautiful monuments of the city such as the Arc de Triomphe, Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth Cathedral, the Antique Theater, the art and history museum, but also the Saint-Eutrope hill. Walk the streets of downtown Orange and don't miss the city's market which is held every Thursday morning.Link title
The city of Montpellier is less than an hour's drive from Domaine de la Tourette. During your stay in the city of Montpellier, you should not miss the unmissable things to see and do such as having a coffee on the terrace of a restaurant on the Place de la Comédie, strolling through the historic center " L'Écusson ”, go to the Arc de Triomphe, watch the sunset on the promenade of Peyrou or take a moment to relax in the Jardin des Plantes.
Marseille, the Phocaean city
During your vacation in our cottages with swimming pool in the Camargue, discover one of the most beautiful towns of the Côte d´Azur: Marseille. We advise you that too little to taste a good bouillabaisse in a restaurant by the sea, to lose yourself in the alleys of the Panier, to attend the auction in the Old Port or to go shopping on the Canebière. The song of the cicadas will accompany your walks to the Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde Cathedral, the one that the Marseillais nickname "La Bonne Mère".Link title
Uzès, its castle & the herb square
For a complete immersion in the culture of the region, you can explore the city of Uzès and its exceptional monuments. But it is by visiting its market that you can really discover the Gard culture and the specialties of the region.
By its beauty, the city of Uzès was labeled, "City of Art and History in 2008" and recognized by the "Michelin Guide, 3 stars" is worth the detour