The city of Aurons is one of 5 towns forming the massif des Costes. It is also composed of Alleins, La Barben and Pélissanne Vernègues. Aurons is located about 8.5 km from Salon-de-Provence and less than 45 kilometers from Aix-en-Provence.
The site Aurons is occupied since prehistoric times. Celts, Visigoths and Ostrogoths have succeeded on his land.
The castle Castelas from the tenth century, is built on Roman foundations. Passed into the hands of the counts of Provence, the Archbishop of Arles, and Antoine de Cordoba, Louise are the Sisters of St. Vincent de Paul who redeem it in the 1930s the Germans Unfortunately the completely destroyed at the end of World War II.