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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.

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Tourist attractions Salon-de-Provence : Things to see and do

  • Empéri Museum Recommended Recommended

    Montée du Puech F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence

    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..

  • Collégiale St Laurent

    Square Jean-XXIII 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.

  • Nostradamus' House

    11 r. 11 rue 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..

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Hotels Salon-de-Provence

  • Inter-Hotel d'Angleterre Two stars Two stars

    98 Cours Carnot F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence

    Prix Prices from : 58 €

    Located in Salon-de-Provence, Hôtel d'Angleterre is set in a former renovated convent, only 300 metres from Fontaine Moussue and Empéri Castle. Free WiFI is available in the rooms. Accessed via a staircase, the simply-decorated air-conditioned guest..

  • Hôtel Select Two stars Two stars

    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..

  • Grand Hôtel De La Poste

    1, Rue Des Frères Kennedy F - 13300 Salon-de-Provence

    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..

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Restaurants Salon-de-Provence

  • La Table de l'Abbaye Very comfortable restaurant 

    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..

  • Le Mas du Soleil Comfortable restaurant 

    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.

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