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
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.