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Graveson en Provence

Between Alpilles and Montagnette

Graveson, HotelGraveson, between Alpilles and Montagnette is a village in Provence located ten kilometers of Tarascon and Saint Remy de Provence. It is a quiet village, looking typically Provencal, and if you find a small air familiar, it is undoubtedly because it offers everything we expect from a village in this region: houses high and close to the Roman tile roofs, squares shaded by trees, bistros and joyous musical fountains.

Tourists are likely to stop at Graveson who has a few treasures, foremost among which the museum Auguste Chabaud, painter and child in the country, attached to Fauvism and Cubism, a friend of Matisse and Derain. The Museum of Auguste Chabaud presents a permanent collection of works by this great artist. We can see paintings reflecting calm and tranquillity of the Montagnette or the daily life of Provencal villages, but also paintings related to another era in the life of the artist, less peaceful and revealing Parisian nightlife.

Orgue du parfumeurAnother focus of inescapable Graveson, the Museum of Aromas and perfume, which in addition to an extraordinary collection of stills, bottles and posters, organ of the perfumer, table odoration, executives enfleurages, essenciers you will find answers to questions as essential as "What is enfleurage ? What are essential oils ? Where push lavenders and lavandins ? How long does it rose petals to get a kilo of oil essential rose ? "...
A well busy shop offers a wide range of natural aromatic products, broadcasters aromas, or perfumes, all very oriented "aromatherapy."

Finally, Graveson you allow a visit to an authentic ciergerie which, in addition to the traditional candles with various forms, colorful and fragrant, make also most original creations of new candles, symbols of Provence. The ciergerie of Prémontrés remains a company that relies on manufacturing methods once employed by the White Fathers of Prémontrés, installed in the nearby Abbey Frigolet.

Pictures of Graveson

Les Alpilles Une maison au coeur du village Place de Graveson

Around Graveson en Provence

Barbentane - Tarascon - Abbaye de Frigolet - Avignon - Camargue - Saint Rémy de Provence - Fontvieille - Maussane les Alpilles - Baux de Provence - Alpilles - Villeneuve lez Avignon

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