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Far enough from the summer crowds of Les Baux de Provence, and nevertheless walking distance from it, La Citadelle is a haven of peace. From the large terraces you feel as if you are dominating all the landscape surrounding you.
This is truly one of the best locations we have seen in Inland Provence, with several acres of gardens and private land, connected to several thousand acres of protected land in the vast and rugged Provencal countryside. Enjoy the wonders of your surroundings from a privileged perch near les Baux, while enjoying proximity to the villages all around: Maussane, Mouriès, St Rémy, Eygalieres.
The feeling inside the house is quite unique as well as it is truly connected to the stone and the cliff. There is an ambiance of peace and connectedness here unlike any other. The house offers 3 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and can greet up to 6 adults.
The large open space on the ground floor encompassing the kitchen, dining and sitting room, is on the same level as the terrace surrounding the house. A summer kitchen welcomes those wishing to grill and prepare dinners outdoors.
In addition to the main house, an adjacent studio with kitchenette, sitting room, a bedroom with bathroom may be rented at additional price. This room is ideal for teens or personnel. Please inquire.
3 bedroom/ 3 bathrooms sleeps 8
Ground Floor (RDC) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Adjacent cottage: Please inquire:
Dimensions/ Depth: Free form pool, about 8m long.
Security (Fence, Alarm): Alarm, no fence
Salt water System: No
Note: The pool area overlooking the magnificent valley offers the most fantastic views in the region.
End of stay cleaning, as well as mid week cleaning (3 hours) included in the rental. Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise. Maids not responsible for washing guest dishes/ pots/ pans or personal laundry.
5 out of 5
Q. Would you recommend Only Provence to friends or family? If not, why?
Q. What star rating (1-5) would you give this villa? (5 being best)
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Q. How would you rate the cleanliness of the villa? (5 being best)
Q. What else could we provide to improve your stay?
R. If the kitchen had a water filter, it would keep us from buying plastic bottled water.
Q. Is there anything that needs to be replaced or updated?
R. not that I remember
Q. Did you book any chef or tour services? If so, what was your experience?
Q. Chef Tour Experience Details
R. Nadege was super! Able to tailor our needs with such excellence and skill!! We wanted to take her home!
Q. Would you consider staying here again?
Q. What did you like about your experience?
R. Proximity to hiking, farms, vineyards (wineries) Citadel and yes, the beautiful other villages!
Q. What is one thing we could do to improve your experience with Only Provence in the future?
R. One thing is giving a better shopping list for the initial check in. The welcome basket could have a loaf of fresh bread, butter, eggs, local products ... i know that there was things in there... we did not use these.
Q. Testimonial for Only Provence
R. We felt completely taken care of and were able to relax and enjoy the beauty of the property.
|Closest Village||Les Baux de Provence||1 KM||0.62 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Maussane Les Alpilles||5 KM||3.1 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Saint Rémy de Provence||8 KM||4.96 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Avignon||25 KM||15.5 mi||Map||Village Info|
The village of the Baux de Provence is situated in the heart of the Alpilles son a rocky plateau 245m high. A brilliant view of Arles, la Camargue and the Alpilles can be seen from the look-out points! This immense and superb stone fortress is without doubt one of the "must-sees" on the Provencal tourist trail!
Les Baux de Provence - Catapult
The village is officially classified and labelled as "one of the most beautiful villages in France". Its cultural heritage is exceptionally rich, with 22 architectural treasures classified as "Historic Monuments" (including the church, chateau, town-hall, hospital, chapels, houses, doorways... without counting items of furniture and a collection of paintings).
Les Baux de Provence - Brocante
The village has been painstakingly restored and is now one of the most popular attractions in the region... (no matter what time of the year you visit, you will not be alone... Les Baux welcomes more than one-and-a-half-million tourists a year!).
The 500 permanent residents must surely have the impression of living in a real-life museum!
Les Baux de Provence - StreetThe village can only be visited by foot and you will admire the ancient houses that have been carefully restored, beautiful Renaissance façades and several magnificent "hôtels particuliers" which today serve as art galleries or museums.
While wandering around you will come across many craft shops selling Provençal products and souvenirs... Food-lovers will soon discover that several restaurants at Les Baux boast international reputations... such quality dining is so hard to resist!!!
Les Baux de Provence - Office du Tourisme
You can not miss the "Citadelle des Baux" at the summit of the village. Les Baux covers 7 hectares and visitors can discover the main ruins of its dramatic past: the keep, Saracen towers, chapel, old war weapons... the history of Provence unfolds before your eyes amongst the rocks and stones.
The easiest way to get to Inland Provence from the US is to fly to Marseilles International Airport (MRS). If you would like to see Paris, fly to Charles de Gaulle Airport then connect directly to the TGV(high speed train) from CDG TGV2 to Avignon TGV(3 hours direct) and rent a car. You would plan to see Paris on the way back, taking the TGV from Avignon TGV to Gare de Lyon, getting a cab to your hotel in the city.
Saint-Remy de Provence
Les Baux de Provence
Route des Vins
Morning Outdoor Markets
Sunday: L'Isle sur la Sorgue
Wednesday: St-Remy, Mouriès
Thursday: Maussane les Alpilles
Within Walking distance
The famous village of les Baux de Provence.
Grocery shop in Les Baux. Larger grocery stores within a 10 minute's drive in Maussane les Alpilles or ST Rémy de Provence.