Maussane-les-Alpilles lies at the foot of the Alpilles mountain range, an area of natural beauty that is primed for enjoyable days in a traditional holiday home. With a varied array of outdoor activities and fantastic restaurants and the famous perched villages to visit making Maussane-les-Alpilles a great base to explore the delights of Provence.
What makes this Village specialThe village of Maussane-les-Alpilles is primarily known throughout France as a centre of olive production, with no less than 40,000 olive trees to be found within its boundaries. Two ancient windmills (known as ‘moulins a huile’) can be found around the village, and these are still used today to make some of the highest quality olive oils available.
The Bouches-du-Rhone department has plenty to offer day-trippers. The nearest village to Maussane-les-Alpilles is Paradou (2km), which is known locally for its bright and lovingly-maintained gardens. Also close at hand is the popular tourist spot of Les-Baux-de-Provence (5km), whilst slightly further out is the attractive market town of Saint-Remy-de-Provence (10km).
The market of Maussane-les-Alpilles
- Marché de Maussane-les-Alpilles : Thursday 08:00 › 13:00