Tourist attractions in Provence

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The campsite is ideally situated for visiting numerous local tourist attractions

Avignon (15mls)

Sites to visit include: The Popes Palace, The Terraced Gardens for the panoramic view of Avignon, The Bridge at Avignon and for the shopaholic various major retail outlets

Arles (20mls)

Major attractions include the beautifully preserved Roman Amphitheatre, together with various Museums and Art Galleries.

Nimes (30mls)

Slightly further afield is this historic City with its Roman Amphitheatre, and numerous Museums and Art Galleries. Nimes is a vibrant City with many festivals and pageants through the year including the local Bullfights.

The Camargue(40mls)

Not to be missed during your stay is a visit to the Camargue. Here you will see the wildness of the area – see the wild Horses, Bulls and Flamingos in their natural surroundings.

Additional attractions.

If time permits there are also further attractions of Pont du Gard, Mont Ventoux, Aix-en-Provence

St Remy de Provence

More locally is the vibrant Wednesday morning Market at St Remy where local fresh products and a variety of good are sold by the local artisans.

Within a short drive from the campsite is the Roman remains at Glanum and the nearby St-Paul-de-Mausole hospital where Van Gogh spent his time on his works of art.

In the same direction is the small picturesque village of Les Baux which is well worth a visit together with the “Carrieres de Lumieres” Audio/Visual presentation in the underground quarries.

In the opposite direction is the beautiful little village of Eygalieres where on Friday morning the local market is held

Probably one of the highlights of the season occurs in late May, when the whole of bustling little town of St Remy de Provence comes to a temporary halt for The Festival of Transhumance, where locals parade in national costume around the town, after which the local shepherds drive hundreds of sheep accompanied by their dogs and goats around the town on their journey to the high summer pastures.