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
bd du Roi-René F - 13150 Tarascon
A favourite residence of king René of Anjou who commissioned the refined decor. Note the lower courtyard with its apothecary's store, the royal courtyard with the minstrels' chapel and the polygonal spiral staircase tower. The royal lodge with its de..
39 r. Charles-Deméry F - 13150 Tarascon
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 pl. Concorde F - 13150 Tarascon
The event has been immortalised in a painting by Carle Van Loo which represents a Tarasque with a good-natured appearance. The 12C church which was partially rebuilt in the 14C, has kept a very beautiful Roman portal (Southern side). However, the scu..
Hotel & restaurant : The hotel Les Mazets des Roches nestles in a real garden of Eden at the Western tip of the Alpilles massif in Provence. Fontvieille, Les Baux-de-Provence, Avignon, Nîmes, Arles, Saint-Rémy- de-Provence… A chain of towns and villa..
7 Bd Victor Hugo F - 13150 Tarascon
Prix Prices from : 59 €
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..
Prix Prices from : 39 €
This charming hotel located in the historic centre of Tarascon, near all shops and the train station, welcomes you in a family atmosphere. The 17 guest rooms of the Viaduc hotel are tastefully decorated. All renovated, they offer a sunny and pleasan..
1 pl. du Colonel-Berrurier F - 13150 Tarascon
After various travels, including time in Japan, this young couple set up shop in this former café just next to the train station. One half of the duo is in charge of the savoury courses, the other the sweets. The food is original and meticulous, for ..