Book your 3-day stay in Salon-de-Provence!
Arrival Tuesday evening ...
After resting from your trip, take advantage of our patio for breakfast. Once you have gathered your strength, go for a walk to discover our large traditional Wednesday market
which stretches throughout the historic city center.
During your walk, you will discover the Château de l'Empéri
which dominates the city, housing the Military Museum
with a collection of Napoleon's
uniforms, weapons and objects unique in the world.
During your cultural walk, maybe the Patrouille de France
will make you look up to our incomparable blue sky.
After that, your steps will guide you to the house of Nostradamus
. He came to end his days in Salon-de-Provence
. His house is transformed into a museum.
Along the way, you will have the opportunity to cool off at Place Crousillat
at the foot of the Moussue Fountain
Adam de Craponne
, famous hydraulic engineer, irrigated the Salonnais country by diverting the waters of the Durance
towards the plain of Crau
Thanks to this genius, the water reached Salon de Provence
, from where the many fountains
that you will discover during your walks
On the second day, discover the soap makers.
Guided by the scents of roses, lavender, verbena, olives and soaps, you have arrived in the historic soap factory
of Rampal Latour
, soap maker since 1828 and installed in Salon since 1907.
You will also be able to discover all the manufacturing: from cooking in a cauldron, to casting in the frames and its drying by the mistral. And the stamping done by hand at the Marius Fabre soap factory
. On the ground floor, the Marseille Soap Museum
will allow you to deepen your knowledge.
Throughout your walk, you can discover all these rich houses, castles and mansions built by wealthy merchants as well as the Armand Theater
, the Cercle des Arts et Métiers
and the former Silk Factory
For your last day in Salon-de-Provence ...
Go on an adventure to the village of Baux-de-Provence
, perched on a rocky outcrop. Stroll through the small cobbled streets of the city, classified among the Most Beautiful Villages of France.
Discover the monuments and architectural elements, the panoramic view of the Alpilles and its olive groves which make up the rich heritage of this place steeped in history.
End your day at the careers of lights
. Stroll through these old stone quarries and 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 des 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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