List of sites to visit

Castle of Lourmarin

Lourmarin

This lovely château, located in fabulous surroundings facing the village of Lourmarin, was the very first Renaissance castle built in Provence. It comprises two sections, including the old wing, built in the late 15th century by Foulques d'Agoult. Open throughout the year.....

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€6.80 (child €6.80) Free with the Pass!

Castle of Simiane, Valréas

VALREAS

Castle where lived Pauline de Simiane, little girl of the Marquise de Sevigne. The library contains incunables and a collection of rare books.

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€3.00 (child €3.00) Free with the Pass!

Fortress of Saint André, Villeneuve lez Avignonneuve lez Avignon

Villeneuve lez Avignon

A XIV th century fortress , it is a testimony to military architecture that offers an exceptional panorama of the region. At the top of the Mond Andaon, a rocky outcrop rising up 50 meters above the floodplain of the Rhône, the Fort Saint André was commanded by King Philip the Fair and built by John the Good at the XIV th century. This 750 metres long fortification built to potect the Saint André Abbay and the bourg wich allowed the king of France to assert the power in the country. Just a few kilometres from Avignon, this masterpiece of military architetcure offers panoramic views of Mont ventoux, the Alpilles and the Luberon.

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€6.00 (child €6.00) Free with the Pass!

Gardens of the Abbey of Saint André, Villeneuve lez Avignon

Villeneuve lez Avignon

At the heart of the enclosure created by the walls of Fort Saint-André, which dominates Villeneuve-lez-Avignon (Gard Department), the royal Benedictine Abbey of Saint-André welcomes visitors to its magnificent terraced gardens and abbatial palace............

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€7.00 (child €7.00) Free with the Pass!

Hydroelectric dam at Bollène

BOLLENE

You can now come and explore Bollène’s historic hydroelectric power plant on the Rhone river! This masterpiece of industrial architecture was one of the last massive infrastructure projects to be built in post-war France. Commissioned in 1952, it boasts a gigantic turbine hall bathed in light through the geometric lattice of openings in its imposing Art Deco facade. Both are listed as Historic Monuments and can be visited during the newly launched 2-hour tour. - Practical info: VERY IMPORTANT: Visitors must reserve in advance: 0033(0)4 90 15 99 65 - Opening days and hours: from 10 am to 6 pm, every day, depending on availability, from 1 April to 31 October - Wear comfortable clothes and closed shoes, such as trainers/sneakers (mandatory).

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€10.00 (child €10.00) Free with the Pass!

Lambert Collection

Avignon

Museum of contemporary art displaying the works donated to the French government by the famous art dealer Yvon Lambert. The Collection Lambert now displays permanent and temporary exhibitions. The Collection Lambert in Avignon was founded in 2000 by Yvon Lambert, seeking to open his personal collection of contemporary art to the public, within the walls of the city mansion known as the Hôtel de Caumont. This collection of contemporary art reflects the major movements in the art of our times: Minimal art, Conceptual art, Land art, painting from the 1980's, video and photography from the 1990's. The collection holds works from great artists such as: Cy Twombly, Sol LeWitt, Donald Judd, Niele Toroni,Jean-Michel Basquiat, Anselm Kiefer, Christian Boltanski, Nan Goldin,Douglas Gordon and Jenny Holzer whose work can be seen throughout the year, alternating or in temporary exhibitions. Since the month of July 2015, the new museum, with twice the display area, is open. The two mansions, built side by side - the Caumont House and the Montfaucon House, now display a permanent exhibition of the collections. There is a program of guided tours on themes relating to the temporary exhibits and the architectureof the place. There are conferences and workshops for children.

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€10.00 (child €0.00) Free with the Pass!