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
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 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. de la Concorde F - 13150 Tarascon
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..
6 Place du Colonel Berrurier F - 13150 Tarascon
Le Terminus is located in Tarascon, just 100 metres from the Train Station. It offers rooms with a Provençal décor and free Wi-Fi access throughout. The rooms at Le Terminus have a flat-screen TV and a desk. Each room also comes with a private bathr..
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 ..