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Fontvieille, Alpilles

Nestled in the hollow of its white stone quarries, this authentic Provençal village is named after a small water source. But above all, Fontvieille is a land of mills: Windmills: immortalized by the writer Alphonse Daudet Watermills : the Aqueducts and Roman mill of Barbegal Olive oil and flour mills : produce quality local products Located in the natural park of les Alpilles, a great place for nature lovers and hikers.

What makes this Village special

Points of interest - visits: • The Mill of Daudet • The Castle of Montauban • The archaeological site of the Roman Aqueducts • The Church of Saint Pierre-ès-Lien • The Hypogeum of Castelet • The centre of the village • The Sentier des Moulins Alphonse Daudet: donkey walk • The St Jean oil mill • To do with the family: download the 3 adventure books to discover the village, the traces of the Romans or the traces of Alphonse Daudet The events not to be missed: • Horse Fair, 2nd Sunday in March • Flower Fair, last Sunday in April • Saint John's fire, last weekend of June • Saint Peter's votive festivals, village festivals, balls, entertainment for children, end of July, beginning of August • Alphonse Daudet Days, 2nd weekend of August • Santons Fair and Christmas Market, 2nd weekend of November • Contemporary Art Festival, 1st weekend of July

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