Attractions

Top Choice Ruins in St-Rémy-de-Provence

Site Archéologique de Glanum

It might lack the scale and ambition of some of Provence's better-known Roman monuments, but for a glimpse into everyday life in Gaul, this ancient town has no equal. A Roman colony founded around AD 27, the remains…
Top Choice Historic Site in St-Rémy-de-Provence

Monastère St-Paul de Mausole

This monastery turned asylum is famous for one of its former residents – the ever-volatile Vincent van Gogh, who admitted himself in 1889. Safe within the monastery's cloistered walls, Vincent enjoyed his most produ…
Museum in St-Rémy-de-Provence

Hôtel de Sade

Reopened after an expensive programme of renovations, this impressive Renaissance hôtel particulier was built in 1513 by Balthazar de Sade (ancestor of the much more notorious Marquis de Sade). Since the early 20th …
Museum in St-Rémy-de-Provence

Musée des Alpilles

An engaging little museum chronicling the area’s rich heritage, with fossils, dinosaur remains and other archaeological curiosities, as well as displays exploring the town's connections with van Gogh and Cubist arti…
Museum in St-Rémy-de-Provence

Musée Estrine

Modern and contemporary art exhibitions fill a beautiful 18th-century hôtel particulier (private mansion). There's also a recently expanded interpretation centre exploring van Gogh's time in St-Rémy, and a rather ni…