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Provence will meet the expectations of mountain bikers of all levels. Beginners or experienced, you will enjoy the breathtaking Provencal landscapes!
Discover the charter Moutain Biking.
You will find around Salon-de-Provence different circuits:
- Singles between Tallagard and Val de Cuech. 13 kms of singles, these very narrow trails that can only be taken by one mountain biker. A small course of real mountain bike, reserved for the initiated, with some steps and an optional field of moguls. An Xcountry ride near your camping ! More information on: utagawavtt.com
- Vernègues via the Tallagard. 31 kms of a beautiful mountain bike course with singles and rocky paths. Beautiful climbs await you to reach the plateau of Aurons then cool paths in the undergrowth for a beautiful walk in the different landscapes of Provence. More information on the course on: utagawavtt.com
- Loop 3 châteaux, Barben, Bas, Vernègues. A beautiful loop of nearly 40 km with tracks and singles and superb panoramas on parts of Provencal heritage: the castles of Vernègues, La Barben and Château Bas in Cazan offer you exceptional views! More information on: outdooractive.com / visorando.com
- Round of Costes. A pretty, fairly easy 20 km loop, with a 328 m vertical drop, in the Tallagard Massif from Pélissanne, not far from Salon. More information on the route on outdooractive.com
Other routes in the Salon-de-Provence region and surrounding villages are available on: outdooractive.com
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The Bouches-du-Rhône have a rich history of thousands of years of human occupation, in a natural environment of great beauty. Discover the heritage of Provence!
Discover the charter Heritage Discovery.
Its cultural and architectural heritage is exceptional, and Provence has a number of cities and museums that will delight all history buffs.
Start by discovering the heritage and riches of Salon-de-Provence, starting with its famous Château de l'Empéri. Its castrum is attested from the XNUMXth century, Salon was then a strategic commercial crossroads in the heart of Provence. Now the residence of the bishops of Arles, it is today a museum. At the foot of the castle, take a break to discover the house of Nostradamus, acquired by the author in the XNUMXth centurye century. More information on visitsalondeprovence.com
On the road between Salon and Aix-en-Provence, in a beautiful wooded environment, come and visit Le Rocher du Mistral park, a cultural park in the heart of Provence with the castle of La Barben as a backdrop. A Provençal Puy-du-Fou that transports you, through its shows, into the region's multi-millennial history! More information on rochermistral.com
Aix-en-Provence is one of the jewels of Provence and reads like an open book: you won't find a street corner without a monument! You will stroll through the alleys of the old town so dear to Cézanne to discover its XNUMXth century mansions.e century, its fountains and its incredible XNUMXth century cathedral. Take its famous Cours Mirabeau (not without having tasted the Aix specialty: its famous calissons!) And visit the Granet Museum. In the old Palace of Malta, it houses collections of fine arts from the XIVe the XXe century. Ingres, Cézanne or Rembrandt, you will be amazed! More information on aixenprovencetourism.com
Continue your journey to Marseille to discover the long history and the immense heritage of the Phocaean city. Lovers of antiquity? Medieval history? Modern architecture? From ancestral traditions? You will find everything you need in Marseille! From Mucem, the Mediterranean museum to the famous ND de La Garde, from the Longchamp Palace to the Saint-Victor abbey, take the time to visit and admire the architectural wonders of the city. More information on : marseille-tourisme.com
Do not miss a visit to Arles, classified City of Art and History and registered on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Since Antiquity, Arles has been an important crossroads, both commercial and cultural. Between vestiges and museums, the whole history of Provence unfolds before your eyes. At the bend of the alleys of the old town, you will discover the vestiges of the Roman era: the imposing amphitheater, the obelisk or the thermal baths. To learn more about Arles antiquity and discover the mosaics and archaeological objects found during excavations, take a break at the Departmental Museum of Arles Antique which is full of treasures. Its Romanesque monuments will delight passionate medievalists. Do not miss the visit of the Cloître Saint Trophime du XIIe century, a masterpiece of Romanesque art. More information on : arlestourisme.com
Not far from Salon, the famous city of the Popes of Avignon awaits you! Former capital of Christendom, a large part of its heritage is now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will visit the famous Palais des Papes, the largest Gothic palace ever built, and walk on the Pont Bénezet, better known as the “Pont d'Avignon”, which linked from the XNUMXth centurye century the two banks of the Rhône. Don't forget to stop by the Petit Palais Museum, one of the great European museums of medieval art. More information on: avignon-tourisme.com
The natural heritage of Provence is just as impressive: seaside or hinterland, you will appreciate the diversity of the region's landscapes!
The Alpilles, not far from Salon, between the Lubéron and the Camargue, offer you an exceptional biodiversity: between marshes and rocky escarpments, endemic and sensitive fauna and flora have developed in the Alpilles. Do not miss a visit to the Regional Natural Park of the Alpilles. More information on parc-alpilles.fr
The Grand Site Concors Sainte-Victoire, dominated by the Sainte-Victoire mountain and labeled Grand Site de France and Natura 2000, has an incredible biological wealth. You will find all the details on granditesaintevictoire.com
If you prefer the sea, head to the Calanques National Park, not far from Marseille. Between hikes in the heart of the scrubland and coves with turquoise waters, the Calanques massif will not leave anyone indifferent! More information on calanques-parcnational.fr
Regional peculiarity as much for its secular traditions as for its exceptional flora and fauna, the Camargue offers you a wide variety of visits. A vast wetland in the Rhône delta, you can explore the Camargue on foot, on horseback or by bike, to discover its incredible biodiversity. More information on parc-camargue.fr
Find all the information on the possibilities of visits around Salon-de-Provence and in Provence on: visitsalondeprovence.com
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