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Provence - Landmarks

 

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Carrieres de Lumieres (Les Baux de Provence)
Ranked #1 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: In the heart of Alpilles, the monumental “Carrières de Lumières” host extraordinary multimedia shows which are unique in the... more » Owner description: In the heart of Alpilles, the monumental “Carrières de Lumières” host extraordinary multimedia shows which are unique in the world. Spectators are totally immersed in the images projected onto all the surfaces of the rock. The ground is completely covered, too, and becomes a vast carpet of images.The site has reopened its doors with the show “Gauguin - Van Gogh, painters of colour”, created by Gianfranco Iannuzzi with Renato Gatto and Massimiliano Siccardi. « less
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Ranked #2 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
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Ranked #3 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #4 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Scenic Drives
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Ranked #5 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
This famous street travels along Nice's Mediterranean waterfront.
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Col de la Bonette (Jausiers)
Ranked #6 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Vieil Aix (Aix-en-Provence)
Ranked #7 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #8 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums
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La Croisette (Cannes)
Ranked #9 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Walking Areas
This world-famous street, which runs along the shoreline of Cannes, is full of upscale shopping opportunities.
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Ranked #10 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
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Ranked #11 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #12 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Lighthouses
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Promenade Maurice Rouvier (Beaulieu-sur-Mer)
Ranked #13 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
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Old Port (Marseille)
Ranked #14 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Neighborhoods
Owner description: Marseille's old port, once a great commercial center for boats arriving from Africa, has recently experienced a dramatic... more » Owner description: Marseille's old port, once a great commercial center for boats arriving from Africa, has recently experienced a dramatic revitalization as a destination for cruise ships. « less
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Ranked #15 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
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La corniche (Marseille)
Ranked #16 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
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Trophee d'Auguste (La Turbie)
Ranked #17 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: The Alpes Trophy, the only remaining example of such triumphal architecture, was erected in the 1st century BC to honour... more » Owner description: The Alpes Trophy, the only remaining example of such triumphal architecture, was erected in the 1st century BC to honour Augustus Caesar’s victories against the tribes of the Alpes. This structure has been restored thanks to an American patron and it towers above the old Via Julia Augusta and the whole of the French Riviera from Esterel to the Italian coast. The monument features an exhibition of engravings, plaster cars, models, a video display and panoramic view. Open:> 19th May to 20th September: from 9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.> 21st September to 18th May: from 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and from 2.30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Last admission 30 minutes before closing time. Closed:> Mondays.> 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 5,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups « less
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Ranked #18 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Scenic Railroads

Feeling like a change for a new horizon?   Embark on board on the narrow-gauge Train des Pignes to explore the Mediterranean hinterland! Between Nice and Dign-les-Bains, discover... more »

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vieille ville (Hyeres)
Ranked #19 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: In the 11th century, the Lords of Fos settled on the top of theCasteou hill (204 m) and built a powerful fortress - one ofthe... more » Owner description: In the 11th century, the Lords of Fos settled on the top of theCasteou hill (204 m) and built a powerful fortress - one ofthe largest in Provence.Ruled by Charles I of Anjou, brother ofSaint Louis, King of France, a city developed below thefortress which is now a perfect example of a frenchmedieval village. But when in 1481, Provence becamepart of the kingdom of France, the royal city of Hyeresfell into oblivion, until the visits of François I in 1529,then Charles IX and his mother Catherine de Mediciin 1564. However, the city was devastated during thereligious wars. Later on, Louis XIII orderedthe demolition of the castle : the fortress was consideredtoo powerful, as the “League” of Lords was raising againstthe royal order. « less
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Roman Bridge (Vaison-la-Romaine)
Ranked #20 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Bridges
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Ranked #21 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
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Ranked #22 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Scenic Railroads
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Ranked #23 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
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Village (Tourtour)
Ranked #24 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
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Foundation Vasarely (Aix-en-Provence)
Ranked #25 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Architectural Buildings; Educational Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums
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Rue Meynadier (Cannes)
Ranked #26 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Triumphal Arch (Orange)
Ranked #27 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Fontaine Moussue (Salon-de-Provence)
Ranked #28 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
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Le Pont Julien (Bonnieux)
Ranked #29 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Bridges
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Ranked #30 of 110 Landmarks in Provence
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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