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Camping Alpilles 2019-01-30T17:08:45+00:00

Project Description

A mountain massif in the heart of Provence

 

Our camping in the Alpilles

Our camping Mas de Nicolas is located at the foot of the Alpilles. You can enjoy all the activities of the Alpilles while being camping. A place equipped for your relaxation with our spa area consisting of a heated pool, a jacuzzi, a steam room and a gym with bicycles and treadmills.
In 2 or group of 6 people, you can enjoy a mobile home or a cottage equipped, air conditioned, with access to the point wi-fi.
If you come with your motorhome, caravan or you just want to pitch your tent, 166 sites are at your disposal.

The Alpilles, a massif rich in history and traditions

The Alpilles are a mountainous lowland, white limestone landscape located in the Bouches-du-Rhone. It stretches from the south of Avignon to the Camargue Arles and the plain of Crau.
This massif is a must in Provence, sublime and wild landscapes, small mountains where mixes the scrubland and forests of pines and oaks, the fields of olive trees as far as the eye can see around magnificent Mas.
It is the remains of past civilizations that give the Alpilles all its personality. The citadel of Les Baux de Provence, the castle of Barbentane, the fortress of Tarascon, the Glanum and the Antiques at St Rémy, aqueducts, abbeys … All these places full of history that make it famous. But the charm of the typical Provencal villages of the Alpilles, gives it all its identity through the traditional festivals that punctuate the seasons. Feast of the olive, the vine, the Transhumance, feria … Impossible to miss the Provencal events that animate the massif and affirms its traditions.

What to do in the Alpilles

  • hiking and horseback riding,
  • visiting the must-see villages of Provence: Mouriès (the olive specialist), Tarascon (magnificent medieval castle to visit), Eygalière, the Baux de Provence (unavoidable), Saint Rémy de Provence and its archeological site (birthplace of Nostradamus), Maillane (native village of Frédéric Mistral ), Barbentane (medieval village) …
  • feast of green olives of Mouriès in September,
  • Feria de Saint Remy de Provence in August,
  • Jazz festival in Saint Rémy, mid-September,
  • Feast of the Transhumance in Saint Remy (Whit Monday),
  • Blessing of vintage cars at Les Baux de Provence, mid-July,
  • Saint-Laurent festival in Eygalières early August …