A campsite near Tarascon
A typical Provencal town, the center of Tarascon is located about ten minutes from the Saint Gabriel campsite. Rich of its history, you will be able to appreciate its remarkable heritage like the imposing castle of Tarascon. However, there are other assets waiting for you. Visiting and staying at the campsite in Tarascon offers an ideal destination to discover Tarascon, but not only!
What to see and do in Tarascon ?
Visiting Tarascon requires a visit to its superb castle. Indeed, during a walk, you can discover the superb castle of Tarascon which overhangs the Rhône. This impressive fortress, which saw the parade of King René of Anjou, was built in the 15th century. It has a panoramic view from its terrace that will not leave you indifferent as well as its 30 rooms accessible to the visit. After the discovery of the castle of Tarascon, the visit of Tarascon can then be continued at the Saint Gabriel chapel or at the convent of the Cordeliers. However, the discovery of Tarascon is not only limited to its architectural and historical assets since the visitors will have the opportunity to taste the local gastronomy and the festivities made in Provence !
Live to the rhythm of the traditional Provencal festivals in Tarascon
Tarascon shares with the other Provencal cities the sense of celebration. Folkloric, bullfighting and equestrian traditions are mixed together. No festival happens in the Tarasconais country without the participation of the bulls, Ferrades, Abrivados, Camargue races follow the farandoles of the folklore groups to the rhythm of the peñas. In the evening, in summer, on the terraces of cafes or bodegas, the crowd forgets the heat of the sun by refreshing themselves with an aniseed drink.
What to do around Tarascon ?
It will not be necessary to travel many kilometers to reach other places that are worth a visit. Located in front of Tarascon and separated by the Gard river, the holiday makers in Tarascon can cross one of the bridges to reach Beaucaire located on the opposite bank. Moreover, there are other unmissable Provencal towns and villages within 15 km of Tarascon, such as Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Les Baux-de-Provence, Fontvieille, Arles, etc. This leaves you with a multitude of possibilities during your camping vacations in the Alpilles!
In the center of a superb tourist region, coming to the Tarascon campsite is also the ideal starting point for great hikes in the Montagnette, the Camargue or the Alpilles. Horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, there is something for everyone!
By air, land or water, these three elements will allow you to discover our Provence in a sometimes unusual way and to give you unforgettable sensations. Walking, cycling and horseback riding in the Camargue are free.
Where to stay in Tarascon ?
For your stay at the gates of the Alpilles massif and its Provencal villages while being close toArles, staying at the Tarascon campsite is ideal! With its location conducive to the discovery of the region, the 3 star campsite in Tarascon, Le Saint Gabriel, offers you a vacation that will satisfy all your desires. Indeed, in addition to its comfortable accommodations, you will be able to take advantage of the animations proposed during the day as well as in the evening as well as of these leisure facilities. Among them, you will have all the leisure to bathe you within its swimming pool.