culturelles

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Mouriès is a typical village of the Provence. You’ll discover a land of traditions: bullfighting in the arenas, “abrivades”, olive fairs, parades of “Arlésiennes” dressed up in traditional costumes, and without forgetting the magical Provencal Christmas.
VISITS :
. Church St Jacques
. Protestant temple
. Archeological site “Caisses de Jean Jean”
. Three oil mills (still in operation)
. Provencal market every Wednesday morning
Tourist Information Center 80m away from the Oustaou de Mouriès

in the vicinity of Mouriès

VISITS OF NEIGHBORING VILLAGES :

- Eygalières (15min) :
. Chapelle Sixte
- Fontvieille (15min) :
. Moulin de Daudet (old mill)
. Abbaye de Montmajour (abbey)
- Saint-Rémy-de-Provence (15min) :
. Roman vestiges at Glanum
. Monastery St -Paul de Mausole
. Nostradamus’s fountain and house in the historic center
- Les Baux-de-Provence (10min) listed in “the most beautiful villages in France”, registered at UNESCO.
. The “Carrières de Lumière”

VISITS OF NEIGHBORING TOWNS AND CITIES :

- Arles (20min), a town to enter into history and art, the capital of photographs, and its stunning arenas.
- Avignon (30min), the City of the Popes, its “Pont d’Avignon” (bridge) and its theater festival in July.
- Aix-en-Provence (40min), Nîmes (50min), Montpellier (60min) and Marseille (60min)