Les Baux-de-Provence Rental Vacation House
Les Baux-de-Provence area rental vacation houses are plentiful
July and August will be crowded at Les Beaux, perhaps the most visited village in the Alpilles Hills. The ruin castle and the currently active village of 500, occupies a high rocky ledge and commands an excellent view of the valley,and the dozens of hiking trails through the olive groves.
While Hiking at Les-Baux-de-Provence you will see signs of early settlements that go back to 6th century BC Celts.  Even today, if you climb to the ledge at the top of the high parking lot, you can see stone works and cave dwellings carved into the high cliff.
While hiking in the village of Les-Baux, you will be within several ruins and an active village housing five hundred residents.  
Les Baux-de Provence's fortress, now the major ruin, once housed a line of kings and queens that  ruled the surrounding area from the 2nd Century to the 12 th Century.
French kings then ruled until the city was destroyed in 1632 by order of Cardinal Richelieu in his attempt to punish the town for revolting against French Catholic rule and his desire to unify France under a central government
Five hundred inhabitants of Les Baux tend shops
The village was then made a Principality and given to the Grimaldi Family, the rulers of Monaco
Les Baux-de-Provence Rental Vacation Houses: Rentals can be found in the hills leading to the ruin, in the nearby towns of Mouries, St. Remy and Fontville, or in Les-Baux-de-Provence.
Les Baux-de-Provence Rental Vacation Houses could be booked in July and August when most of Europe takes a month-long vacation. In June and September, however, Les Baux can be receiving fewer visitors and be a pleasant place to visit.
Les-Baux-de-Provence Hiking delivers some great views, even just hiking to the top of the cliffs and standing on Les- Baux's ancient walls overlooking the olive groves and vineyards makes it worth the hike.
Perhaps the most visited village in the Alpilles Hills,  Les Baux-de-Provence commands an excellent view of the valley, making it long a strategic position for settlement.
From the upper parking lot, a climb higher on the carved walls above the old caves opens a great vista and a view all the way to the grasslands of Rhone Delta and the Camargue.
Hiking in Les-Baux-de-Provence doesn't stop when you reach the gate to the town, the cobble streets wind to the top of the hill and to the church.
A Les-Baux-de-Provence Vacation will put you in the middle of Medieval pageantry as re-enactors stage catapult war events and march through the cobble streets.  The fortress, now a museum, displays artifacts from the line of kings and queens that  ruled the surrounding area from the second century to the 12 th century and from the French kings that ruled the city until it was destroyed.
A June morning brings few visitors to Les-Beax-de-Provence. Ideal months for a visit are may and June September October
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Rentals are available at Avignon TGV station.  Check their selection, price, and ease of booking on the web. . Shop online well ahead of your trip and choose diesel (more economical) or gas, luggage space,(important)  standard or automatic,(important)  two door, four door and other options.  Reserve extras such as baby seats, strollers, telephones.      see  renting a vehicle in Provence
Speed limits will be clearly marked and the Rotary will be a welcome site with its directions to various towns.  Gassing up is similar to US with credit card and automatic shut-off at modern pumps. Car rental are available in all large cities and at many TGV Train Stations..
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Les Baux-de-Provence offers Rental Vacation House in Southern France.
The area of Les Baux is a great place to rent a house for a hiking, biking or culinalry vacation. There are trails through St Remy and Les Baux-de-Provence and many vacation rentals.
Les Baux-de-Provence offers Rental Vacation House in many of the surrounding towns of  Southern France such as St. Remy, Fontvielle, and Mouries.
The area of Les Baux is a great place to rent a house for a hiking, biking or culinalry vacation. There are trails through St Remy and Les Baux-de-Provence, golfing, horseback riding, and back roads for biking.
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