Provence Sights

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Aix, Marseille, and the Central Coast 72


Aix-en-Provence 24

Aubagne 5

Bandol 7

Cassis 4

Marseille 27

Toulon 5

The Vaucluse 59


Apt 1

Avignon 15

Beaumes-de-Venise 1

Buoux 1

Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2

Fontaine-de-Vaucluse 3

Forcalquier 3

Gordes 6

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue 2

Lacoste 1

Le Barroux 1

Lourmarin 1

Menerbes 3

Mont Ventoux 1

Orange 5

Roussillon 3

Sault 1

Vaison-la-Romaine 4

Villeneuve-lez-Avignon 4

The Alpilles, Arles, and the Camargue 47


Abbaye de Montmajour 1

Aigues-Mortes 2

Arles 14

Les Baux-de-Provence 4

Nimes 10

Pont du Gard 1

St-Remy-de-Provence 6

Stes-Maries-de-la-Mer 1

Tarascon 1

The Camargue 7


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Abbaye St-André Gardens

  • Garden/Arboretum

Don't miss the formal Italianate gardens of Fort St-André, littered with remains of the abbey that preceded the fortifications. The...

Abbaye St-Victor

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Founded in the 4th century by St. Cassien, who sailed into Marseille full of fresh ideas on monasticism that he acquired in Palestine...

Abbaye de Montmajour

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

This magnificent Romanesque abbey looming over the marshlands north of Arles stands in partial ruin. Begun in the 10th century by a handful...

Abbaye de Sénanque

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If you've fantasized about Provence's famed lavender fields, head to the wild valley some 4 km (2½ miles) north of Gordes (via D177),...

Ancienne Halle aux Grains

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Built in 1761, this former grain market serves as a post office today—a rather spectacular building for a prosaic service. The frieze,...

Arc de Triomphe

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

North of the city center is the Arc de Triomphe, which once straddled the Via Agrippa between Lyon and Arles. Three arches support a...


  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Rivaled only by the even better-preserved version in Nîmes, the arena dominating old Arles was built in the 1st century AD to seat 21,000...


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The best-preserved Roman amphitheater in the world is a miniature of the Colosseum in Rome (note the small carvings of Romulus and Remus—the...

Atelier Cézanne

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Just north of the Vieille Ville loop you'll find Cézanne's studio. After the death of his mother forced the sale of the painter's beloved...

Ateliers Thérèse Neveu

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The history of the craft of santon-making and other uses to which the local clay was put—faience and hand-painted tiles—can be studied...