Things to see and do - Salon-de-Provence
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Salon-de-Provence Travel guide
Salon-de-Provence : Michelin's recommendations
Midway between Arles and Aix, in the heart of the countryside, clad with olive trees since the 15C, the town is famous for its oil-mills and soap (known as Marseille soap!) which ensured its prosperity in the 19C. Salon is where Nostradamus decided to withdraw to write his predictions. When you are sitting at a peaceful café terrace, look up: the Patrouille de France (France's Red Devils) are now based in Salon and you may see them practising.
Tourist attractions Salon-de-Provence : Things to see and do
Montée du Puech
The museum's collections, housed in the Château de l'Empéri, cover the history of the French army from the reign of Louis XIV to 1918. The fine architecture of the rooms offsets the pieces displayed. There are over 10 000 of these, including uniforms..
The collegial church is an excellent example of France's meridional Gothic style. In addition to Nostradamus' tomb, you can see a polychrome Deposition of the Cross, a 15C monolith.
11 r. 11 rue de Nostradamus
Born in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in 1503, after travelling widely in Europe and the East, Nostradamus spent the last 19 years of his life in Salon. It was after retiring that this doctor turned to astrological (and meteorological) predictions. His care..
29 Boulevard Nostradamus F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence
Hotel le Petit Salonais is located in Salon-de-Provence, just 300 metres from Château de l’Empéri and a 10-minute walk from the Nostradamus Museum. The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms and free Wi-Fi access. The soundproofed guest rooms at Hotel l..
245 Rue Kennedy F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence
Prix Prices from : 40 €
Hotel Régina is located in the city of Salon-de-Provence, 1 km from the train station. Breakfast is served every morning in the dining area or in the comfort of your room. The rooms are individually decorated and have a private bathroom with a showe..
35 Rue De Suffren F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence
Prix Prices from : 50 €
In the heart of the picturesque Provence region, the Hôtel Select welcomes you to this former 17th-century private house all year round. Set in a peaceful residential street 250 meters from the city centre, the Hôtel Select offers the ideal accommod..
Val de Cuech F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence
A lovely Provençal atmosphere reigns in this restaurant. It is located off the beaten track in the scrubland and the food certainly has something to do with that! From the roast fillet of veal in a herb crust to the preserved pepper tarte tatin, it j..
38 chemin St-Côme F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence
A typical villa where you can enjoy dishes imbued with the flavours of the South of France in a light and elegant restaurant area, overlooking the garden. Huge, comfortable rooms, some giving onto the pool.