The Baux de Provence
The village of Baux-de-Provence
, perched on a rocky outcrop, has an incredibly diverse heritage.
Stroll through the small cobbled streets of the city, classified among the Most Beautiful Villages of France
Discover the monuments and architectural elements that make up the richness of this place steeped in history.
Since ancient times, the hand of man has shaped them. The limestone cliffs have been cut by generations of quarry workers.
An exceptional panorama of olive groves and vineyards, pastoral lands characteristic of the Vallée des Baux
Discover from the top of the Alpilles ridges
, a whole mosaic of landscapes.
The Careers of Lights
In 1821, the quarrymen discovered a red mineral. It will be used for the extraction of aluminum and called bauxite after the name of the neighboring town of Baux-de-Provence
Based on an original idea by Mr Albert Plécy
: “the Cathedral of Images”.
Stroll through these old stone quarries, immerse yourself in the works of artists and painters of recent decades, projected onto all walls from a height of more than 14 meters.
More Information : Les Carrières de Lumières
from February 24, 2023
The exhibition "𝘿𝙚 𝙑𝙚𝙧𝙢𝙚𝙚𝙧 𝙖̀ 𝙑𝙖𝙣 𝙂𝙤𝙜𝙝, 𝙡𝙚𝙨 𝙢𝙖𝙞̂𝙩𝙧𝙚𝙨 𝙝𝙤𝙡𝙡𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙖𝙞𝙨" (Long program) 🖼🖌🎨
🟥🟦🟨 « 𝐌𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐧, 𝐥'𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞 𝐝𝐞𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐞𝐮𝐫𝐬 » (Short program)
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#Vermeer #Mondrian #Vangogh #Tintin #Hergé
• Additional Show :
Following the success of “TINTIN, THE IMMERSIVE ADVENTURE
” presented at the Atelier des Lumières in Paris.
Tintin arrives on April 15, 2023 at the Carrières des Lumières.
Book your visit now to discover this unique reinterpretation of Hergé's work: https://www.carrieres-lumieres.com/fr/tintin
From April 15 to May 1: every afternoon, from 2 p.m.
From May 3: every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 2 p.m.
© Culturespaces / Hergé - Tintinimaginatio – 2023
Reproduced & declined since at L'Atelier des Lumières
in Paris and at Bassins des Lumières
in Bordeaux, South Korea, NY New York, Dubai, Amsterdam…
• Carrières des Lumières 🇫🇷
• Atelier des Lumières 🇫🇷
• Bassins des Lumières 🇫🇷
• 빛의 벙커 Bunker des Lumières 🇰🇷
• Infinity des Lumières 🇦🇪
• Hall des Lumières 🇺🇸
• Fabrique des Lumières 🇳🇱
• le Théatre des Lumières 🇰🇷
Theatre of Light
SEOUL - Corée du Sud
A stone's throw from the city of Baux-de-Provence
, discover Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
. Visit the Greco-Roman archaeological site of Glanum
Follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh
, stroll through the alleys of these villages with Provençal charm.
At the gates of the old town and these narrow streets, you will come across beautiful old fountains as well as small shaded squares.
The beauty of its landscapes and the quality of its light have inspired many artists, writers and painters.
The most famous of them is undoubtedly Vincent Van Gogh
who painted more than 150 canvases in the countryside surrounding Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
The Unmissables :
- Glanum, an ancient city at the gates of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.
One of the oldest archaeological sites in Europe. Witness of the Gallic civilizations which succeeded one another here. Bathed in Greek and then Roman influences, experienced its full development from the 2nd century BC.
The remains of the Comptoir de Glanum founded in the 3rd century BC, then reworked by the Romans
under Julius Caesar
. You can visit the Grands Thermes
Discreet little village inhabited by many celebrities on the other side of the Alpilles where you can spend a moment walking, admiring the Regional Natural Park of the Alpilles
Arriving at the foot of the village, the eye is immediately drawn to the top of its rocky peak, which offers a magnificent panorama
The Unmissables :
- the Saint-Sixte chapel
- on Friday mornings, the village comes alive with its Provencal market