Activities

  • Open Day at the Animal Shelter
    Every 1st Sunday of the month, 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm, "Refuge Saint-Roch"

    Open house day for animals’ lovers at the shelter. Cute cats and dogs look forward to meeting their new family.

  • Clay modelling Workshop, make a provençal Figurine
    22, 26, 28 and 30 December, Galerie La Cure

    Make your own Provençal clay figurine for the Christmas crib. Follow the advice of the professional maker and you can mould figures or animals then take them home with you.

  • Clay modelling family workshop, make a provençal Christmas crib
    23, 27, 29 and 31 December, Galerie La Cure

    With family and friends, make your own "scène en santon," a full Nativity scene made of clay figurines that you will bring back home.

  • Christmas Sheep Fold
    22 December to 6 January, 11.00 am to 6.00 pm, church square

    Sheep, ewes, lambs and goats in a Christmas crèche setting, watched over by a shepherd who will talk about his animals and his very worthwhile job. 

  • Aubade Ceremony
    24 December, 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm, village streets

    The Master Shepherd and his flock parade along the village streets. An ‘aubade’ is given by tambourine players, and local women and girls dance the farandole in traditional costume (“Arlésiennes” for adults and “Mireilles” for girls between 8 and 15 years of age). 

  • Midnight Mass, living crèche and "Pastrage" ceremony
    24 December at 11.30 pm, Saint-Vincent Church

    Candlelight vigil, music of the troubadours and Provençal Christmas carols. Living crèche featuring villagers.

  • Bird watching
    2 January at 10.00 am

    At 10.00 am, go for a walk in the Alpilles. With your guide, you will discover various bird species and admire their beauty through the binoculars. 

  • Château des Baux: Christmas in Provence
    22 December to 6 January

    During the school holidays, celebrate Christmas in the mysterious atmosphere of the Château des Baux-de-Provence! 

  • Fat ball Workshop
    2 January at 2.00 pm

    Create fat balls to help birds meet their energy needs during the winter. 

  • Star gazing – take a walk in the starry winter sky
    4 January at 6.00 pm, Château des Baux 

    Let the Force guide you to the stars and beyond… Learn everything you always wanted to know about Astronomy.