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Alleins

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bouches-du-Rhône

Alleins - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bouches-du-Rhône
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The city of Alleins is one of 5 towns forming the massif des Costes. It is also composed of Will, La Barben and Pélissanne Vernègues. Alleins is located between the Alpilles and the Luberon.

The traces of human life on the village date back to 4000 years... Over the centuries, Alleins becoming a key supply point on the road of transhumance towards the Alps and on the paths of salt. From the tenth century, a "Castelas" settled on the rock of the present village, and gradually the houses were built around.

Provençal culture is also preserved; notably through the tradition of Camargue races "in the roundel" the arena of the village, which take place throughout the summer.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAlleins
Postcode13980
Latitude43.7037130 (N 43° 42’ 13”)
Longitude5.1612340 (E 5° 9’ 40”)
AltitudeFrom 104m to 345m
Surface area16.78 km²
Population2480 inhabitants
Density147 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMarseille (73 km, 49 min)
Insee code13003
IntercommunalityCA Salon Etang de Berre Durance
DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Mallemort3.8 km (10 min)
Vernègues4.6 km (9 min)
Aurons6.2 km (10 min)
Lamanon7.1 km (10 min)
Charleval7.4 km (12 min)
Mérindol8.8 km (12 min)
Sénas10.2 km (13 min)
Pélissanne10.7 km (18 min)
La Barben11.8 km (21 min)
Lambesc12.3 km (16 min)
Eyguières12.6 km (17 min)
Salon-de-Provence13.3 km (16 min)
La Roque-d'Anthéron14.2 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

In 1558, Adam Craponne enables the development of agriculture through the construction of the canal that still runs through the town today. His appointed banks offer a peaceful walk.

Discover also the center of the village with its Renaissance houses, the St. Peter chapel and its Gallo-Roman bas-reliefs, the belfry which symbolized the gate of the village, the Calvary road with its view over the Durance valley and Luberon and many other things...

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

Alleins is a festive city that lives to the rhythm of the seasons and events:

Photos

The view of the village of Alleins
The view of the village of Alleins
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Castle Alleins
Castle Alleins
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St. Peter chapel
St. Peter chapel
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The streets of Alleins
The streets of Alleins
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The belfry
The belfry
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Racing Camargue
Racing Camargue
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Weather

Tuesday 28 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 29°C
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Wednesday 29 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 29°C
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Thursday 30 july
Min. 11°C - Max. 24°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour and tasting at the Calavon Castle
Local flavoursFreeLambesc (9.6 km)
Paintball by the Lubéron
Sports sensations20 € to 35 € La Roque-d'Anthéron (10.2 km)
Lavender distillery in Provence
Crafts0 € to 5 € Apt (27 km)
Explore Aix by Segway
Culture and education40 € Aix-en-Provence (30 km)
Cycle, mountain bike, tandem and electric bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors22 € Velleron (30 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Courrejho (the courrée)
HikeEasy1h00Ménerbes (14.7 km)
Source of the Boulon, Baude Rocks
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (16.2 km)
Robion - Maubec
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (16.2 km)
Tour of Saint-Pons
HikeEasy4h00Bonnieux (18.5 km)
Beaumes Rouges Path
HikeEasy2h30Fontaine-de-Vaucluse (24 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels