The geographical location of the Jalon house makes it an ideal stopover for exploring the region for both sports and nature lovers (Sainte Victoire, creeks, Luberon, Alpilles) and culture (Aix museums, La Coste castle, Marseille) .
Visit the city of Aix-en-Provence, renowned for its distinguished and aristocratic charm. Its inhabitants praise its sweetness of life. We walk there with nonchalance in an architecture that evokes a theater set.In the city, sneak through the historic district of Mazarin, the Cours Mirabeau, or discover its many fountains and squares through the pedestrianized city center.
Symbol of Provence, like Mont Ventoux and Sainte-Baume, signal of the Pays d'Aix, muse of Cézanne, the Sainte-Victoire mountain culminates at 1011 m.A walking site, it can be explored by all its paths punctuated by terraces.
These villages have the particularity of being either perched or leaning against the massifs of the Luberon and the Monts de Vaucluse. All are placed in a landscape of olive trees, vineyards, Mediterranean forest or orchards. Our favorite villages are Lourmarin, Cucuron, Gordes, Lacoste and Rousillon for its ochres.
The Vasarely Foundation presents 44 monumental works by Victor Vasarely (1906-1997), Franco-Hungarian artist and visual artist. Opened in 1976, the Vasarely Museum bears witness to and illustrates the artist's experimental research.Vasarely devoted himself in particular to optical art and kinetic art, of which he was one of the pioneers.
During a visit to Aix-en-Provence, stop off at the Granet Museum in Place Saint-Jean de Malte.Entrance to the museum also gives access to Jean Planque's collection of modern art, which is housed in La Chapelle des Penitents Blancs.
High place of Provençal culture, the Camargue is generally known and appreciated for its wide open spaces and its wild nature. This land with exceptional flora and fauna, where men, horses, bulls and birds live in harmony will be able to disorient you. The visit of Arles, its arenas, the Van Gogh museum, the Luma tower make it an essential stopover, particularly in summer during photographic encounters.
To visit Avignon, in the South of France, is to discover the fabulous City of the Popes and the famous Pont d'Avignon, but also many other places of unmissable interest, some of which are listed as World Heritage by UNESCO.For lovers of contemporary art, absolutely visit the Lambert Foundation.
The Calanques massif is nestled between Marseille and Cassis. This exceptional and unique landscape is a must in Marseille! Indeed, between pebble and fine sand beaches, small coves and turquoise water, this jewel of biodiversity has everything from a postcard! It is the perfect place to sunbathe, explore the seabed, or indulge in some water activities such as kayaking.