Campsite St Remy de Provence
A campsite near St Remy de Provence
In the north of the Alpilles regional natural park, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is one of those places not to be missed in the Bouches-du-Rhône. This charming Provencal village is located halfway between many well-known cities such as Cavaillon, Avignon and Arles, but also close to Les Baux-de-Provence and Tarascon. The campsite near Saint Rémy de Provence, Le Saint-Gabriel, takes you to discover this Provencal village.
Visit Saint-Rémy-de-Provence during a stay in the Bouches du Rhône
The history of Glanum, which later became St-Rémy-de-Provence, began in ancient times. It is therefore a city with a rich heritage that offers visitors who have come to discover this village like no other.
Along its winding streets, its boulevards punctuated with plane trees and its small squares with their charming fountains, you can discover its architectural beauty which testifies to its rich past.
Explore the heritage and history of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
A stroll through St Rémy de Provence will also be an opportunity to contemplate its beautiful residences and mansions from the Renaissance and the XVIIIth century. The most curious will be able to continue their walk to the various remarkable cultural and historical places of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence such as
- the archaeological site of Glanum,
- the Saint-Paul-de-Mausole cloister,
- the hotel de Sade,
- the Estrine museum,
- the Alpilles museum in the superb Mistral hotel in Mondragon.
The cloister Saint Paul de Mausol
In this typically Provencal setting, between nature and heritage, it is not surprising that personalities such as Van Gogh, decided to stay there. Visitors who wish to do so can take advantage of their visit to Saint Rémy de Provence to go to the Saint Paul de Mausole monastery and nursing home which welcomed the painter in 1889. This stay in the heart of the Massif des Alpilles allowed him to produce about a hundred works, including some of his most famous paintings such as the famous sunflowers and cypresses. This Romanesque monastery offers today to plunge you into the world of Van Gogh and his inspirations during a walk that will lead you from his room to the Estrine Museum.
The archaeological site of Glanum in St Rémy de Provence
On the outskirts of the village is another facet of Glanum’s history not to be missed during your stay at the campground in Saint Rémy de Provence. Before being destroyed during the barbarian invasions and then rebuilt a little further north, St Rémy de Provence stood on the current archaeological site of Glanum.
What to do and see near St Rémy de Provence ?
St Rémy de Provence is not the only Provencal village in the Alpilles massif that is worth a visit. Indeed, the region has a rich heritage that visitors can discover by visiting the surrounding villages. Among them, it is possible to join at your choice :
- Tarascon and its superb castle located only 16 km from Saint Remy de Provence at the gates of the Alpilles massif;
- Les Baux de Provence and its unavoidable quarries of the Lights located at only 9 km from Saint Rémy de Provence;
- Fontvieille located at 17 km from Saint Rémy de Provence ;
- Eygalières located at 12 km from Saint Rémy de Provence.
To further explore the treasures of the region, don’t miss a visit to the beautiful city of Arles. Located less than 25 km from Saint Rémy de Provence, its multiple facets will delight vacationers in search of cultural and historical discovery. Indeed, during a stroll through the city, you will discover in turn its Roman monuments (Cryptoporticus of the ancient Forum, its thermal baths, etc.) and its museums. With so many possibilities, one thing is certain, you will not be bored during your stay at the campsite in the Alpilles in Saint Rémy de Provence or its surroundings.
Staying at the campsite in St Remy de Provence in the heart of the Alpilles
However, this village in the Alpilles will not only delight history lovers, but also superb boutiques and art galleries, as well as restaurants and cafés featuring local products (olives, wines, etc.). You can also taste the local flavors by joining the market that is held every Wednesday morning. In addition, the events and animations are not left out. St Rémy de Provence organizes a multitude of events during the summer season. From the night market of the creators (Tuesdays evening), to the féria of August 15 while passing by the festival organa or still the festival of the Transhumance, there is for all the tastes. What to dive into the art of living in Provence!
Where to stay at the campsite in the Alpilles ?
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence thus offers visitors a holiday destination that combines the beauty of the Alpilles Massif’s landscapes with its historical legacy, while retaining the charm and character of Provence. With so many assets, it is difficult not to give in to the call of a stay at the St Remy de Provence campsite! For your next vacation in the Alpilles, you can also enjoy the 3 star St Gabriel campsite in Tarascon and its superb environment in the heart of an authentic Provencal farmhouse.
Indeed, our family establishment puts forward the culture of Provence through the reception of local producers and the respect of the surrounding nature. Families, active couples or retirees, you will be welcomed in a quiet setting while enjoying the benefits of this small corner of southern France. Among our services, you will find food and a swimming pool that heats up according to the temperature. As for activities, you can go horseback riding or hiking from the campsite, fish in the surrounding rivers or go rock climbing, depending on your wishes. For your stay in Provence, our campsite near Saint Remy de Provence at the foot of the Alpilles will definitely be a wise choice for all nature lovers.
How to get to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence from the Saint-Gabriel campsite
Located only 12 km from Tarascon and its Saint Gabriel campsite, the proximity of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence makes it an unmissable stopover just a stone’s throw from its pitch or rental. Indeed, during a camping stay in the Alpilles at the Saint Gabriel, vacationers can easily and quickly reach Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in less than 15 minutes. Moreover, other Provençal villages as well as the city of Arles are also quickly reachable from our camping near St Rémy de Provence.