AREAS OF INTEREST
Les Ruines de Glanum are located just outside of Saint-Remy-de-Provence, approximately 1 kilometer away. At the height of its power, the Roman city of Les Glanums was renowned for its healing springs. Today, only ruins remain of what was once Glanum - a Triumphal Arch, public bath houses, fountains, and an exceptional example of a Roman mausoleum, the Mausoleum of the Julli.Van Gogh in Saint Remy
The Centre d'Art Presence in St-Remy-de-Provence is dedicated to celebrating the life of Vincent Van Gogh. A landmark for art lovers, the center is housed in the historic Hotel Estrine and features letters from the artist to his brother, Theo, as well as displays of contemporary art and a permanent collection of Albert Gleize's works.
Les Baux de Provence
Les Baux has a spectacular position in the Alpilles mountains, set atop a rocky outcrop and crowned with a ruined castle overlooking the plains to the south. Its name refers to its site: in Provençal, a bauç is a rocky spur. Les Baux can be quite touristy, but enjoyable in the summer for an afternoon visit and evening dinner from the vast selection of shops and restaurants.
WEEKLY MARKET & SUPERMARKETS
WEEKLY MARKET occurs on Wednesday mornings.
SUPERMARKET options include:
There are a few small food shops called epiceries in St. Remy. These shops will most likely close during lunch.
Main supermarket: Intermarché
11 impasse de la 1ère DFL - ZA de la Gare
Open 8:30 am to 7:30 pm, Closed on Sundays
U Express: 48 av. Durand Maillan
Open 7 days a week 7:30 am to 8:00 pm
There are nine bakeries in St Remy. Here are three of the most notable:
- Delices de Beaulieu (also a tea room)
- 7 Rue Carnot- Open everyday from 7-1 pm and 4-8pm
- La Fournée des Alpilles
- Avenue Albert Schweizer - Open 7 days a week 7 - 8pm
- Boulangerie Bergèse
- 21 Bd Marceau - Open 7 am to 1pm and 3:30 to 8pm . Closed Sunday
Note that grocery stores are closed Sundays and Monday, or have limited hours on Sunday mornings.
St. Remy is a haven for foodies. There many options for restaurants, everything from casual to fine dining.
Explore more dining options in St. Remy here.
Please note that most restaurants in Provence do not open until 7:30 in the evening. Reservations are needed in the high season, especially for groups.
WINERIES & VINEYARDS
- Most wineries are closed on Sundays and during lunch hours.