Provence Sightseeing Tarascon Castle, le château du
roi René, King Rene's Castle, started construction in
1401, completed 1449
Reach Tarascon from Arles or Avignon
In the Provence Alpes, Côte d'Azur,
Bouches du Rhône you find Tarascon
Castle, a great place for vacation
sightseeing, on the Rhone River.
In June the city of Tarascon holds a
week long Fete de la
Tarasque,concerts and street parties
that celebrate the victory over a
mythical dragon in the first century.
Sunflowers near Tarascon Castle peak
at the end of June
Provence Alpes, Côte d'Azur, Bouches du Rhône,
The Castle of King Rene (Chateau du Roi Rene
The Castle of King Rene, a Medieval castle restored in 1932 now serves as a
center for the arts.
The Castle of King
Rene, Tarascon Castle,
Saint Martha's Church,
Vacation Sightseeing, on
the Rhone River
Sunflowers near Arles to the south of Tarascon
Castle reach their peak at the end of June, early
Tarascon Events, Activities
Tarascon holds a week long Fete de la Tarasque
- June, Fete de la Tarasque
starting the last week of June with free concerts and
street parties which celebrate the victory over a
mythical dragon that terrorized the city. Saint Martha
was able to subdue the beast which rose from the
Rhone River in 48 AD.
The city center of Tarascon has museums and ancient
buildings including the Church of Saint Martha just
across from Tarascon Castle.
In August the city celebrates Medieval history with the
festival Les Medievales, a costumed parade in the
city center, Boulevard de Roi Rene.
dragon terrorized the city
in the first century AD
according to legend.
The GR 6 passes through Tarascon on its
way from Eygalieres to the east.
In Provence Alpes, Côte d'Azur, Bouches du Rhône, you
find Tarascon Castle, a great place for Vacation
Sightseeing on the Rhone River.
In June the City of Tarascon holds a week long Fete de la
Tarasque with concerts and street parties
Shop for your rental car 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.
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Tarascon, Provence Hotels
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Tarascon Castle, the home of King
Rene, was construction in the 1400s