As a world-famous location, and a place steeped in regional memories, Les Baux de Provence combines its outstanding medieval and Renaissance heritage with a sense of hospitality and a wealth of culture. It is one of the many 'Most Beautiful Villages of France'.
This is a place steeped in history. The castle, is a reminder of medieval times, the Romanesque and Renaissance Saint Vincent's Church, has beautiful stained-glass, the Renaissance Window Post Tenebras Lux is a reminder of the Huguenot influence in the 16th century; private mansions built in the 16th and 17th centuries are now art galleries and museums, among them the Musée Yves Brayer and Musée de Santons, and there is the Town Hall housed in the former private residence known as the Hôtel de Manville.
From Avignon: A7 motorway, exit No. 24 (Avignon Sud); via Noves and Saint-Rémy de Provence.
From Marseille: A7 motorway direction Lyon - A54 motorway direction Arles, exit No. 11 (Saint Martin de Crau - Via Mausssane les Alpilles).
From Nîmes: A9 motorway - A54 motorway, Arles exit No. 7 (Via Fontvieille).
Nîmes Arles Camargue: 36km
Marseille Provence: 70km
Avignon « Cheval Blanc »: 28km
Nice Côte d'Azur: 245km
Avignon gare TGV (2h40 from Paris)
Arles (20 km)
Village car park €5 per day; Car park below village €4 per day (€5 in July and August). All car parks fill up quickly during the summer months.