Carrières de Lumières

Discover the unique and remarkable character of the place and reveal its minerals. The quarries were dug out over the years to extract the limestone.

The Carrières de Lumières offer now more than 7,000 m² of illuminations. Discover the work of the greatest artists projected in a magical setting.

6 March to 3 Januar 2021

Long programme

Dalí, the endless enigma

This year, the Carrières de Lumières will be illuminated with the famous and singular works of Salvador Dali. From Surrealist landscapes to iconic works, the immersive exhibition spans over 60 years of creation by the great Catalan master. This retrospective, set to the legendary music of Pink Floyd, takes you on a timeless journey that will awaken the sub-conscious and hold a mirror up to the workings of the painter’s mind.
Produced by: Gianfranco Iannuzzi, Renato Gatto, Massimiliano Siccardi with the musical collaboration of Luca Longobardi.

Short programme

Gaudi, Architect of the imaginary

Set out on a voyage between dreams and reality, from Parc Guëll to Casa Batllo via Casa Milà and the Sagrada Familia. Through the interplay of lights and materials, the walls of the Carrières de Lumières take on the shape of hyperbolic arches, oblique pillars, undulating façades decorated with organic motifs and glass and ceramic mosaics.
Produced by: Cutback and Gianfranco Iannuzzi.


Duration of the complete programme: 45 min.


Opening hours
January, November and December:
10.00 am to 6.00 pm (last entrance 5.00 pm)
9.30 am to 6.00 pm (last entrance 5.00 pm)
April, May, June, September, October:
9.30 am to 7.00 pm (last entrance 6.00 pm)
July and August:
9.00 am to 7.30 pm (last entrance 6.30 pm)

Events 2020

Dali and music

22 and 23 July
A unique and original musical event. Designed with expert Caroline Barbier de Reulle, musician and researcher specialising in the study of the relationship between music and the fine arts. A programme of music will take you on a journey between continents in the company of the genius painter. By the Ensemble Calliopée.
Fees: Adults 29€ – Youth: 15€ (7 to 17 years) – under 7 years free.


The complete Carrières de Lumières

Wednesdays 5, 12, 19 August, Fridays 11, 18, 25 September, Thursdays 22, 29 October, Saturday 21 November, Sunday 27 December:

Picasso and the spanish master (2018)
Michel-Ange, Léonard de Vinci, Raphaël: the giants of the Renaissance (2015)
Flower Power (2018)

Thursdays 6, 13, 20 August, Saturdays 12, 19, 26 September, Fridays 23, 30 October, Saturday 28 November, Monday 28, Tuesday 29 December:

Van Gogh, starry night (2019)
Chagall, midsummer nights’ dreams (2016)
Flower Power (2018)
Fees: Program 25€ –  Program + dîner : 38€.

Services and facilities

  • Disabled access

  • Pets not allowed


Adults: 14€ | Seniors (+65 years): 13€
Children (-7 years): free | Youth (7 to 25 years): 11€
Concessions (students, jobseekers, teachers): 11,50€
Family (2 adults and 2 children): 39,50€ (2nd child free)


Pass Baux-de-Provence
(2 sites: Carrières de Lumières + Château des Baux with Yves Brayer Museum offered).
Adults: 17,50€ / 19,50€* | Seniors (+65 years): 16€ / 18€*
Children (-7 years): free | Youth (7 to 25 years): 13,50€ / 15,50€*
Concessions (students, jobseekers, teachers): 13,50€ / 15,50€*
Family (2 adults and 2 children): 50€ / 58€*

*With events: 6 July to 30 August, Autumn 26 to 31 October.

Practical information

13520 Les Baux-de-Provence

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Tourist Office

Maison du Roy, Rue Porte Mage,
13520 Les Baux-de-Provence
Tel +33 (0)4 90 54 34 39

Mon – Fri: 9.30 am – 5.00 pm
Sat – Sun: 10.00 am – 5.30 pm

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