Things to see and do - Tarascon
Unmissable tourist sites
Tarascon Travel guide
Tarascon : Michelin's recommendations
A beautiful Provençal town located on the Rhone River where legends and history intertwine: the Tarasque, good king René, Kingdom and Empire. It is nice to go up and down the medieval alleys of this old town before stopping at the parent company of Souleïado fabrics, a reference so far as printed Provençal fabrics is concerned.
Tourist attractions Tarascon : Things to see and do
Boulevard du Roi-René
One of the favourite residences of King René of Anjou, who commissioned the highly refined exterior decoration. Don't miss the outer bailey and apothecary, the royal court with the cantors' chapel and the many-sided turret housing a stairway. The pai..
39 rue Charles-Deméry
This former townhouse housed the famous calico print factory beginning in 1806. The museum, devoted to these colourful fabrics, has nearly 40,000 wood print blocks with brass tips. The blocks were applied manually, then hammered by workers who printe..
1 place de la Concorde
The event is immortalised in a painting by Carle Van Loo depicting a kindly-looking Tarasque. The collegial church, built in the 12C and partly reconstructed in the 14C, has preserved its attractive Romanesque gate (south side), although the sculpted..
26, Bd Itam F - 13150 Tarascon
Set in central Tarascon, this 17th-century house is a few metres from the Jarnègues city door. It is decorated with typical Provence-style furnishing and offers bright spacious rooms. Les Echevins’s restaurant, Le Mistral, provides a daily buffet br..
7 Bd Victor Hugo F - 13150 Tarascon
Hotel de Provence provides accommodation in an 18th-century mansion in the centre of Tarascon. It is well-situated for discovering the area including Arles, Avignon and Nîmes. Some rooms feature a terrace and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the ho..
6 Place du Colonel Berrurier F - 13150 Tarascon
Le Terminus is located in Tarascon, just 100 metres from the Train Station. It offers free WiFi access and a secure, private bike shed. The rooms at Le Terminus have a flat-screen TV and a desk. Each room also comes with a private bathroom with free..