In the foothills of the Alpilles, in the heart of the
Baux valley, Maussane owes its prosperity down the centuries to its olive tree groves and the production of olives and olive oil.
Whilst the village only has two olive oil presses still active today it remains one of the most important French producers, in terms
of both quantity and quality, with close on 37,000 olive trees. Maussane has retained all its charm and authenticity, with many
oratories, an aqueduct, a stone wash house and fountain, the church of Sainte-Croix…
What to see, what to visit: the 18th century castle of Monblanc, the mid-18th century church of Sainte-Croix, the ancient temple, animated santon museum, art gallery. the Baux-de-Provence, Saint-Rémy de Provence, the Camargue, Saintes Maries de la Mer…
Recommended activities: walks, cyclo-touring, swimming, corridas and traditional taurine shows in the village arenas.
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