Visit Baux-de-Provence and the Alpilles

The village and the castle of Les Baux-de-Provence

The Mas d'Aigret is situated at Les Baux-de-Provence, nearby the mediaval city and the castle.

In the heart of Alpilles, Les Baux de Provence village is set a top a rocky outcrop at an altitude of 245 metres. The castle of Les Baux-de-Provence dominates the whole valley and offers magnificent panoramas. Les Baux de Provence belongs to the select group of ‘Most Beautiful Villages of France’ and has been restored with passion and dedication. It is home to an exceptional heritage with 22 architectural treasures listed as historic monuments.

Walk along the typical alleys with tradional shops and visit some of the historical sites :

  • Sarrasine and Paravelle Towers and the Keep
  • Sieges historical machines : The Couillard, the Baterring Ram, The Ballista and the Trebuchet. Live demonstrations take place during Summer.
  • Chappels and Windmills
  • Museum of the Château des Baux
  • Museum of Christmas cribb figures
garden le Mas d'Aigret

The "Carrières de Lumières"

Only a 10 minutes walk from the Mas d'Aigret, discover an outstanding spot : the "Carrières de Lumières".

Unique and extraordinary multimedia shows are presented within these authantic quarries. Works of symbolic artists are shown in high resolution on stone walls, in a game of fabulous sounds and lights.

A new way, so playful and magic, of diving in the heart of art.

Le Parc naturel régional des Alpilles

During your stay at les Baux-de-Provence, discover the Alpilles, mountains whose fauna, flora as well as the rich cultural heritage will amaze you.

Sportmen and nature lovers will meet each other out on the many marked paths of the Alpilles: hikes, mountain biking, horse riding... Maybe you will be lucky enough to see an Eagle of Bonelli flying, symbolic bird of Alpilles.

For sightseeing, we suggest you to visit:

  • Saint-Remy-de-Provence: offer yourselves an escape in this village particularly appreciated by the painters such as Van Gogh. Discover the Center of performance dedicated to the artist as well as the archeological sites of Glanum. And do not forget to make a detour at the market of Saint-Remy.
  • Fontvieille: discover Alphonse Daudet's mill, castle Montauban where the writer spent last years of his life, the aqueduct and the mills of Barbegal.
  • The typical villages and the Provencal markets: Maussane-les-Alpilles, Mouriès, Eygalières, Aureille, Lamanon...
Entrance of le Mas in the Alpilles
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Hotel activities

At the Mas d'Aigret, take avantage of the relax rhythm of life and the sun of Provence in our gardens overlooked by the Castle of Baux-de-Provence. Between mulberry trees and lavenders, dive into the blue water of the outside swimming pool (heated if needed) and lie comfortably on one of the deck chairs.

In the shade of an oak more then a hundred-years old, try to play the "petanque". The opportunity to share an aperitif with friends or family, in conviviality!

We also suggest you to discover the surrounding by bicycle. Sportmen and less sporty can all take advantage of it, thanks to electric bycicles that can be delivered to the hotel upon request. You can discover several itineraries : strolls of 30 minutes, half-day, whole day.

Departures of hikingtrails from the Mas d'Aigret: the opportunity to visit surroundings, whatever is your level. We can provide you topographical guides, ideas of tours and other documentations for hiking from half an hour to a whole day.

Finally, green-lovers can enjoy the 18 holes of the Golf of Baux-de-Provence, which is situated at only a 2 minutes drive from the hotel.

swimming pool