Auberge des balastres is located in fontvieille, typical village from la vallée des Baux, very close to les Alpilles and a gateway to la camargue 2 jewels from la provence.You'll be definitely seduced by our quiet charming village, fontvieille, with its tiny streets its beautiful squares edged by hundred-years planetrees, its surrounding hills and its provencal markets.
Beyond its rich cultural heritege, fontvieille offers you many opportunities for your leisure.
A swimming-pool, a close golf course, places under pine trees, a children outdoor games garden a Daudet's route.
And of course many traditional festivities like a sheepshearing competition the Aïoli prepared by all our associations, Daudet's commemoration, bulls races.
You'll be fond of the surrounding landscapes beauty made of almond trees, olive trees, fruit trees and the natural and regional Parc des Alpilles.
Others villages in the Alpilles hills :
Maussane, Mouries, Baux de Provence and its castel Saint Rémy de Provence and the antics, Eygalières and the st sixte chapel.
Camargue near arles and its landscapes to take your breath away.
Arles / 10 km : Wonderful town to visit with its roman legacy its new museum of « arles antique »Its numerous festivities all year long ( easter feria, picture festival in summer.)
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer / 50 km : Famous gipsy place of pilgrimage and beautiful beaches.
Avignon city of the Popes - Nîmes - Marseille - Montpellier
The Luberon and it's villages (Gordes Lourmarin...)