Salon-de-Provence is perfectly located in the heart of Provence, equidistant between Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Arles and Marseille, and near unique but typical Provencal villages like Isle-sur-La Sorgue, Saint-Remy-de-Provence, and les Baux-de-Provence. This is the perfect “city in the country”: a vivid and rich historic downtown with a well preserved castle, L’Emperi, the Musée Grévin de la Provence, two authentic and still functioning soap factories, Nostradamus’s house, many cafés and restaurants, colorful markets, boutiques and artistic events. Within minutes, charming villages, hills, olive and sunflower fields, and vineyards take over.
L’art de vivre defines Salon-de-Provence: this is a city loved by its residents. Very dynamic and warm, the Salonais are proud of their town and extremely fond of showing the best of it. In the shadow of big cities like Aix or Avignon, Salon-de-Provence is a hidden treasure and not a typical tourist destination with the usual downsides. Its human size, its history, and its welcoming nature give a true experience of French life you can observe and, most of all, be a part of.
By train : Salon de Provence is on the line Miramas Avignon, you can access it in different ways :
- You can stop at the TGV train station of Avignon and take another train direction Salon de Provence.