Things to see and do - Salon-de-Provence
Unmissable tourist sites
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 F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence
The museum's collection, housed in the Château de l'Empéri, illustrate the history of the French army from the reign of Louis XIV to 1918. The fine architecture of the rooms highlights the 10,000 pieces on display, including uniforms, harnesses, flag..
Square St-Laurent F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence
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. de Nostradamus F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence
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..
1, Rue Des Frères Kennedy F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence
Prix Prices from : 63 €
Grand Hotel is located in the centre of Salon-de-Provence in the south of France. Set within a former 19th-century coach house, it offers rooms with a view of the clock tower. Accessed by a staircase, the soundproofed guest rooms all feature a priva..
98, cours Carnot F - 13300 SALON DE PROVENCE
Prix Prices from : 57 €
In the heart of the historic quarter, the INTER-HOTEL d'Angleterre is close to museums and to the Moussue fountain, this former convent has been completely refurbished. The rooms are all soundproof and some are air-conditioned. Sales reps evening ava..
rte du Val de Cuech F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence
A lovely Provençal atmosphere reigns in this restaurant, amply enhanced by the culinary repertory. The classic and regional menu will set your taste buds tingling. Bistro formula available.
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.