Some “Discovery” ideas from the BEST WESTERN Le Val Majour ***
Our region is still a must in terms of Culture, Tourism, Sport and Art, our hotel is located in the heart of this rich tourist hub and easily accessible from the hotel in just a few minutes by car.
Village of Fontvieille: it was a village of stone cutter, the old center still attests. He was the witness of the writing of the “letters of my mill” by A. Daudet.
You will also discover the abbey of Montmajour, the mill of Daudet …
Village of Les Baux de Provence: rocky spur, built in medieval times, overlooking the valley of Baux de Provence. It is also an olive-growing plain recognized throughout the world (notably the commune of Mouriès).
You will also find there the careers of lights whose theme changes each year and the show remains as fairy-like.
You will see in Saint Rémy de Provence: The village of Glanum, Les Antiques, The Monastery of Saint Paul de Mausole (place of internment of Van Gogh) and the village itself is full of very attractive shops.
Do not miss Avignon: the papal city, the St Benezet bridge, the place de l’horloge and the old center. The city opens onto the Vaucluse vineyards.
Villeneuve- les- Avignon, offers the Fort St André and the Chartreuse.
As you get closer to Tarascon, you can discover the impressive Château du Roi René opposite Beaucaire, but also the collegiate church of Sainte Marthe and La Tarasque and the workshops of the couture house Souleiado.
Arles, known as “The Little Rome of Gaules” is a city built by the legionaries of Caesar, its arenas are the replica of the Colosseum.
Arles is the largest municipality in Europe. It is also the capital of Camargue, composed of a dozen hamlets. An opening is made on the “wild” and agricultural part. (Rice farming), this place is at the same time first and last land of migration for the birds, and also represents the mythical land of the horses and bulls of the Camargue Here you will find the authentic theater, the town hall whose plans are signed Jules Hardouin Mansart, the primacy of Saint Trophime and its portal representing “the stage”, the Place du Forum, the gardens of the Alyscamps. You can discover the history of various parts of the city. Arles is the seat of a great tourist and artistic activity, the cultural events are enchainent throughout the year.
Aigues Mortes is a fortified city from where Saint Louis embarked for the crusades. It was the gateway to the Kingdom of France. You will be able to discover the salt marshes of the Camargue world famous.
Nîmes: as his little Arlesian sister was built at the time of the Romans but by the Antonines and Augustinians. Here you will see the gardens of La Fontaine, the “Maison Carrée”, the arenas and the Pont du Gard.
So many discoveries and fun in the vicinity of our hotel BEST WESTERN Le Val Majour *** on FONTVIEILLE,
We will be pleased to inform you and help you in organizing your trip with us, in PROVENCE, we will show you the local producers and the summer markets to be covered, a real invitation for the South of France.