Situated in the heart of the Alpilles Regional Natural Park on a rocky plateau, Les Baux de Provence overlooks Arles and the Camargue, offering an exceptional panorama of this region. After a long restoration, the village has an outstanding historical heritage with no less than 22 architectural pieces classified as historical monuments. Churches, castles, town hall, hospital or chapels are all masterpieces to be discovered in this picturesque town of Les Baux de Provence. The Château des Baux is thus a unique testimony to medieval history, the Church of Saint Vincent, both Romanesque and Renaissance, has beautiful stained-glass windows by Max Ingrand, the 16th and 17th century mansions house art galleries and museums, such as the Yves Brayer Museum and the Museum of Santons, as well as the Louis Jou Foundation where you will discover other treasures, not forgetting the Town Hall which occupies the former Hôtel de Manville. With more than one and a half million visitors, compared to 500 inhabitants in normal times, the village of Les Baux de Provence, classified as one of the "most beautiful villages in France", is therefore an essential tourist destination in the region. The visit is exclusively on foot in the middle of old houses with beautiful Renaissance facades and mansions. Your stroll will also lead you to discover many craftsmen and shops selling Provencal products.

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