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This gallery, created 20 years ago in area Provence Riviera, exclusively introduces artists of the south of France. The ones have a prestigious international career, others voluntarily wish to remain more modest.
So, I realy like to enter in this gallery, always original an amazing. A good artistic trip
Updated May 27, 2008
Address: Closed from the Castle (on the left)
Added to its spiritual role, the roman church is also a good place for musical activities (classic, jazz, ...)
More informations and details availables at tourism infomation center (city hall) or on the main entrance dor of this church.
I suggest also to visit this monument dedicated to God
Updated May 20, 2008
Address: You can't miss it
Phone: (+33) 4 94 98 57 90
The original circuit, created by Paul Ricard (well known for his French alcool "Pastis") in 1970, was the setting for many national and international motor sports competitions.
I came here 3 times in the passed, for the F1 GP. Now, it's most a test track for F1, MotoGP, ... and special events (private races, ...)
All information's available on the web site (attached photo also)
Written May 19, 2008
Address: See website
Phone: +33 (0) 494 983 666
As tourism is increasing, the local wild animals population is now protected and is following the Darawin's principle: adaptation required to survive
Donkey: done by my Father, in front of his house
Bull: from paint gallery. A smile for my VTfriend jenniferchin who had a love story with a bull in Bilbao
Written May 18, 2008
If you like to stroll in the narrow streets, for visiting (arhitecture, middle age monuments), or shoping (arts and crafts, painting, jewels, ...) or just simply feel this specific atmosphere in Provence, the Castellet is a gret place to visit.
You can't be lost here. Village is small.
Castle (now, town hall) and church are locate on the higher altitude, as usual. Streets are steep.
Written May 18, 2008
Spend some time strolling through the streets and discover the hidden (or not so hidden) gems of Le Castellet.
There are nice churches, old houses, small streets, beautiful views and a lot more.
Written Jun 13, 2005
I didn't eat here, but this restaurant is well known. Rating from French users are good to very good (food, staff, decoration, view) but price are high.
There are two entrances, on from the bottom (Rue Aube) and the other from the center of the village
Favorite Dish: Local provencal food
Written May 20, 2008
Address: Main entrance door, on the right
Phone: (+33) 4 94 32 68 98
As "local", I have to reconize I neither eat here, but, the background is clear: this restaurant is well-known for being a good choice for epicures, who enjoy the fineness food.
This restaurant have also few rooms (Hotel).
It was on the "where to be seen" place, when F1 French Grand-Prix was here.
Pre-bokking is recommended
Favorite Dish: See menu. Experience based on feed-back I got
Updated May 18, 2008
Address: Top of the Avenue Décugis
In South of France, climate is warm and dry in summer. Inflammable vegetation and strong wind (the famous Mistral) form an explosive mixture.
=> A cigarette end not well -extinguished is enough to trigger off a big forest fire, which will destroy thousands of hectares of forest,
=> the risk of fire is very high and the natural environment is step by step destroyed.
Fighting the fire is very dangerous because the ground is difficult with steep and rocky hills.
Sometimes, the wind changes its course and can trap firemen surrounded by the flames.
That happens many time, with sometime firemens burnt alive.
Some rules are to be applied. Not respecting this rules are considered as French law violation.
- Don't enter insides for forests during risky days (verry dry, strong wind)
- No firest inside the forests (including barbecue, cigarettes, camp fires...)
- No camping
- Ensure access inside the forests are free: don't park you car on the mandatory forest paths access for firemens
- Call 112 is you have a doubt (fire start, smoke, ...)
Updated Apr 4, 2011
Phone: 112 (Urgency - Firemen)