Provence

Located in the heart of Provence, the Mas d'Entremont invites you to explore the region. Surrounded by a rich and well-preserved natural environment, the spirit of Provence is present throughout. Enjoy the beautiful and luminous landscapes at any time of year as you take a stroll or drive.

With an ideal location, the hotel is a superb starting point from which to discover Provence, the Luberon, the Alpilles, and the calanques near Cassis. Enjoy the beautiful fields of lavender that mingle with the blue sky and views of the sea.

You can also visit nearby Marseille, which is only 30 minutes away by car and Avignon, which is a 50-minute car journey.

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Aix-en-Provence

The town of Aix-en-Provence is appreciated for its pleasant, laid-back lifestyle. There are also plenty of things to see and do, with monuments, fountains, shows, a rich cultural agenda and heritage.

Aix-en-Provence is also known as a centre of creativity and artistic expression, Paul Cézanne being one of the town's most famous former residents. Allow yourself to be transported and inspired by his masterful works of art.

For the more sports-minded among you, the town has no shortage of sports facilities, including a number of golf courses less than ten kilometres away.

For further information:  www.aixenprovence.fr

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Events

From the Mas d'Entremont, you can discover a number of major events:

  • The Aix-en-Provence Easter Festival

Are you partial to Beethoven or sacred music? Four package deals have been created for the Festival de Pâques (Easter Festival) to suit various tastes, offering entrance to the town's music venues. Enjoy a number of major concerts over a period of a few days with themed programmes.

Further information:+33 8 2013 2013 or www.festivalpaques.com

  • Monet, Renoir, Chagall - Journeys in the Mediterranean in Les Baux-de-Provence: 

Each year, a unique, major show introduces some of the biggest names in the history of art. The show is projected onto the huge 14-metre-high walls, pillars and floors of the quarry. Spectators are transported into a colourful world of music.

  • The Vivre Côté Sud show

Once a year, this decoration and art of living show brings together lovers of decoration in the south of France.

Further information: www.vivrecotesud.fr

  • Aix-en-Provence Lyrical Art Festival

Sharing much in common with the event Marseille-Provence 2013 since its inception, the Aix-en-Provence Lyrical Art Festival is looking to further expand its horizons to include the cultural diversity of neighbouring Mediterranean regions.
Further information: www.festival-aix.com

  • La Roque d’Anthéron International Piano Festival

For almost 34 years, the La Roque d’Anthéron International Piano Festival has established a reputation as an outstanding point of reference in the international landscape of piano and music in general.

Further information: www.festival-piano.com

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Tourist attractions

Discover 'calissons' – traditional sweet delicacies made in Aix-en-Provence with a long history dating back to 1473

Visit the region's lavender museums and distilleries (Avignon, Apt, etc.)

Not far from the town centre, the Pavillon de Vendôme (13 rue de la Mole) is a beautiful residence built in the 17th century, which now hosts exhibitions. Its garden is a true haven of peace.

The markets of Provence: fruit, vegetables, old books, flower markets… These lively gatherings bring a dash of sound and colour to the town (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays).

The Les Milles Memorial site, one of France's nine most famous places of remembrance, is the only internment and deportation camp in France that remains intact and accessible to the public. www.campdesmilles.org

The town centre also has a busy nightlife scene with a casino, three cinemas and ten clubs, as well as numerous pubs, bars, show venues, theatres and café-theatres.

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