Settling on a place to call home while in Provence for a week came down to a few spots. Finally deciding on Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, the location and charm of the town was hard to beat. The cobblestone streets, small boutiques, and easily walkable town made Saint-Rémy-de-Provence one of those incredible places to retreat to.

One of the highlights of staying in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence was the Wednesday farmer’s market.

A Quick Guide to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

Where to Stay in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

As I was with family, we rented a summer apartment to have space. My recommended hotels based on research I’ve done in the area would be:

  • Le Château des Alpilles
  • Hotel De L’Image
  • Hotel De Tourrel

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Where to Eat in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

  • Comptoir 36: What doubles as a wine bar, this restaurant serves up fresh food with local ingredients.
  • Restaurant de Tourrel: A lovely restaurant with modern interiors and classic cuisine.
  • The Manor at Le Château des Alpilles: For those looking for an idyllic setting and incredible cuisine, this splurge meal is one not to miss while in town. Be sure to reserve in advance.
  • Bistrot Des Alpilles: A well-rounded restaurant, with a wide selection of classic French cuisine.
  • Lechamo: Head here to cool off with yummy ice cream.

What to Do in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

  • Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole: A beautiful monastery surrounded by lavender fields, perfect for a mid-morning visit.
  • Glanum: Explore ancient ruins from the 6th century right outside of town.
  • Wednesday Farmer’s Market: This is a sure highlight in the region of Provence and not to be missed while in the region.
  • Musée Estrine – Présence Van Gogh: Head here to all things Van Gogh.
  • Carrières de Lumières: A short drive from town, this wonderful exhibit is spectacular. Art is project inside large quarries, with music and lights in sync.
  • Les Baux-de-Provence: A short drive from town, head here to tour a castle and quaint hilltop village.

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