What places to see in Saint-Rémy de Provence ?
The dedicated teams of the Hotel Gounod, charming establishment with 3 stars, tell you what are the places to visit in Saint-Rémy de Provence.
For your holidays with family, friends or lovers, Saint-Rémy de Provence awaits you to discover its rich heritage. At the entrance of this beautiful village, typical of the Regional Natural Park of Alpilles, is a remarkable archaeological site. This is the ancient city of Glanum, former Gaulish stronghold, then Roman, with Hellenic influences. Built in honor of a Gallic god, this city, which was the cradle of Saint-Rémy de Provence, was destroyed by barbarian invasions around the year 270. This extraordinary archaeological site, which often organizes magnificent photo exhibitions, offers you a look at history but also a breathtaking panorama of the Alpilles massif. On the other side of the road that leads from Baux-de-Provence to Eyragues are the Antiques of Saint-Rémy de Provence. This is the Arc de Triomphe and the Mausoleum of Julii, located opposite the site of Glanum.
In the streets of Saint-Rémy de Provence, where Nostradamus was born, you can visit its mansion and admire the fountain that bears his name. Saint-Rémy de Provence also welcomed Vincent Van Gogh at his time to the monastery of Saint Paul de Mausole, which is now open to the public to present the work and life of the Dutch painter. In addition, the museum of the Estrine Hotel exhibits its work permanently.
The musician Charles Gounod, friend of the local poet Frédéric Mistral, also lived in Saint-Rémy de Provence, he was staying in the district of Ville-Verte in an inn. This place, restored and equipped with all modern comforts, has become a charming hotel that bears his name: the Hotel Gounod.