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Maussane-les-Alpilles - 1624
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Maussane-les-Alpilles, Alpilles

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 special

The village of Maussane-les-Alpilles is mainly known throughout France as a center of olive production, with no less than 40,000 olive trees within its limits. Two ancient windmills (known as 'oil mills') can be found around the village, and they are still used today to produce some of the highest quality olive oils available. The Bouches-du-Rhône department has a lot to offer day trippers. The closest village to Maussane-les-Alpilles is Paradou (2 km), known locally for its bright and lovingly maintained gardens. The popular tourist site of Les Baux-de-Provence (5 km) is also nearby, while a little further is the pretty market town of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence (10 km). Points of interest - visits: • The map of France in cut stone (unique monument in France) • Church of Saint Croix (18th century) • Small wash house and Planet fountain • Place Laugier de Monblan • Fountain of the four seasons • Napoleon wash house III • Along the water (discovery of the village with water as a common thread) • Flaneries in the old Maussane (visit of the old center and discovery of local specialties) • Flandrin discovery trail (360 ° point of view) Events not to be missed: • Camargue or swimming pool bull races, from May to September • Carreto Ramado, 2nd weekend in June • Festivities of July 14 and August 15


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