Around Saint Rémy
HISTORICAL CITIES AND CHARACTER PLACES AROUND SAINT-REMY-DE-PROVENCE
At some 70 kilometers from Marseille, Saint-Remy-de-Provence is a must-see place in Provence. You will take advantage of your stay at the Parc de la Bastide campsite to visit other places, near Saint-Rémy, all within an hour’s drive.
6 km from Saint-Rémy
Baux-de-Provence is said to be the most visited village in France; Very picturesque, it is also one of the most beautiful and really deserves a visit. Its history spans about 8000 years and was the scene of troubles during the Middle Ages. Baux-de-Provence offers a breath-taking view of the plains and the Mediterranean Sea.
12 km from Saint-Rémy
Very pleasant city where you will find the famous Moulin d’Alphonse Daudet dating back to the 19th century, on a hill overlooking the village. It is this same mill that inspired the famous French writer in the writing of the “Lettres de mon moulin”.
44 km from Saint-Rémy
Perched on a rock, Gordes is one of the most beautiful villages in France, highly appreciated for its rich and varied heritage. Between its abbeys, its castle, its ancient hamlets and hundreds of dry stone huts and other water and windmills, let yourself go in this charming place that really deserves the detour.
50 km from Saint-Rémy
Roussillon is located in the heart of Europe’s largest ocher quarry. A unique and amazing place, thanks to the atmosphere that prevails and its magnificent palette of colours. Roussillon invites imagination, from the lower town to the top of the Castrum (the castle) offering a panorama worthy of a postcard.
18 km from Saint-Rémy
Magnificent medieval town, filled with charm and history. Avignon contains a multitude of famous sites including the Place de l’Horloge and the Palais des Papes, not to mention the famous Pont d’Avignon, on which you might also dance… as it says in the song!
21 km from Saint-Rémy
Like Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Arles is associated with the painter Van Gogh. It is a city in which it is good to walk around the amphitheater, almost intact, the Roman theater, the necropolis and the thermal baths of Constantine, among others.
13 km from Saint-Rémy
Eygalières is a small, peaceful village surrounded by typical villages of the Alpilles. It faces olive groves, green valleys and vineyards. A decor worthy of a postcard background where visitors discover typical Provençal houses, restored with respect for tradition. Eygalières is a charming village, only a few minutes from Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, to visit imperatively!
28 km from Saint-Rémy
Oppède-le-Vieux is a pretty perched village of Provence and offers a spectacular view of the Luberon region. Its cobbled streets and old houses are typically Provencal and the visit of Oppède-le-Vieux allows to draw inspiration from the deep Provence and its history.
28 km from Saint-Rémy
Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is the source of the river Sorgue, which offers an amazing show in spring, especially during the melting of snow. A lively and very green place, particularly appreciated by the tourists in Provence.
30 km from Saint-Rémy
Built by the Romans between 19 BC and 50 AD, the Pont du Gard is a three-level aqueduct listed as a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1985. It is certainly the most famous Roman monument in the region.
ALSO TO DISCOVER
You will visit the AOC estates of Baux-de-Provence, take a look at the Saint-Rémy-de-Provence market and watch a captivating sound and light show … Come and discover our beautiful region and stay at Parc de la Bastide, Time to discover the Provence region.
One of the most beautiful traditional festivals of Provence. Each year, herds of sheep leave Provence for spring in the pastures of the Alps. This journey was formerly on foot, sometimes requiring more than ten days’ march. This feast reconstructs an ancient custom still celebrated today.
Vincent Van Gogh moved to Saint-Rémy’s hospice of Saint-Paul de Mausole to be treated until May 1890. During the year he spent in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Vincent van Gogh created Numerous drawings and nearly 150 paintings that count among his greatest masterpieces. The landscapes of Saint-Rémy and the foothills of the Alpilles, the places where he stayed, are very preserved and are now open to visitors as the painter discovered them more than a century ago.
Take off and discover a selection of mythical and unmissable places in the region. To help you discover Saint-Rémy and Provence, you can get all the information you need for day trips by bike, horseback or on foot.
The Natural Park of the Alpilles offers many walks, equestrian or mountain bike. It is advisable to respect the recommendations concerning behaviors and the natural environment and to follow the marked circuits and not to degrade the environment (fauna and flora).