With Kosice in Slovakia, Marseille has been elected the European Capital of Culture for 2013, and this distinction has been extended to the whole of Provence.
Discoveries, cultural and artistic events covering all the artistic disciplines: dance, contemporary art, theater, circus, cinema, photography, music, design, but also major festivals and many festivals are planned in Marseilles and in the cities of Provence.
La Provence (Provincia Romana) is situated between Camargue and Massif des Maures. Further the Riviera extends to Italy. North, it includes Vaucluse above Vaison la Romaine. It includes the countries of the Luberon and Sisteron, Digne and Upper Verdon. The Rhone forms a natural boundary to the west.
The top tourist attractions are countless historical cities as Marseille, Avignon City of the Popes, the Roman Arles, Tarascon, Aix en Provence ....
All these places can be visited in a day trip from La Bastide de l'Etoile, that is a unique place for unforgettable excursions!
Between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea, on the left bank of the Rhône river, celebrated by par the poet Frédéric Mistral