In the center of the golden triangle
Tarascon is a superb gateway to discovering all of Provence. In less than an hour's drive, you can be in an authentic Provençal village or on a fine sandy beach. Between the sea and the mountains, Tarascon is ideally located in the golden triangle: Avignon, Nîmes and Arles.
The city of Tarascon
During your getaway to the Hôtel des Artistes, take the opportunity to discover Tarascon with its castle, the Saint-Gabriel Chapel, the Souleiado Museum and its recently renovated Italian theatre. Tarascon is a pleasant and typical village of Provence.
Bits of history The surrounding villages
A few minutes' drive will suffice to reach some of the most beautiful villages in Provence. We advise you to make a passage through Beaucaire which will charm you with its Old Mas and its troglodyte abbey, the church of Saint-Ronan de Locronan, but also by Fontvieille and its Abbey of Montmajour. End your tour with a visit to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, where you will discover the Antiques, the Estrine Museum, the Alpilles Museum, Saint-Paul-de-Mausole and part of the history of Van Gogh.
Have fun and learn more Family activities
Provence has no shortage of activities to do with family or friends. We suggest you go through the Spirou Park in Monteux, the Luberon Lavender Museum in Cabrières-d'Avignon, the Thouzon Caves, the Cosquer Cave in Marseille, the Crocodile Farm in Pierrelatte and the Vélorail des Alpilles from Fontvieille.
Explore the region from the Rhône The walks on the water
Water is omnipresent in the region. By preferring our 3-star boutique hotel in Tarascon, you will be staying a few steps from the banks of the Rhône. For a unique experience, we will show you some walks and quiet places to picnic by the water. One of the flagship activities of the region is in Avignon and offers you to take a cruise on the Rhône thanks to the Compagnie des Grands Bateaux de Provence .
"The City of the Popes" Avignon
In thirty minutes by car, you will be in the heart of Avignon. Park and explore the center of Avignon on foot. We invite you to start your visit with the Pont Saint-Bénézet, more commonly known as the "Pont d'Avignon". Go through one of the city gates, surrounded by the ramparts, and discover its treasures: the Place Pie, the Rocher des Doms, the Saint-Martial Chapel, the Petit Palais museum, the Lambert Collection and many others.
The ancient city Arles
About fifteen kilometers separate you from the entrance to the city of Arles. The largest city in France, by its area, offers countless monuments and spaces to visit. We particularly suggest that you take a tour of the Arènes d'Arles, the Théâtre Antique, the Alyscamps, the Departmental Museum of Antique Arles, the Cryptoportiques, the church and cloister of Saint-Trophime and the thermal baths of Constantine.
"French Rome" Nimes
From our charming hotel in Tarascon, easily reach Nîmes. This charming town will seduce you with its arenas, the Maison Carrée, the Jardins de la Fontaine, the Tour Magne and its central halls. After your visit to Nîmes, we advise you to make a detour via Uzès, City of Art and History, and the Pont-du-Gard, a superb building dating from the 1st century AD.