The museums are arranged in alphabetical order of their location.

Abbey of Jumieges

The towers of the abbey of Jumièges are the tallest examples of Romanesque architecture in Normandy. The remains of the abbey are a rich legacy of history and art from the tenth-twelfth Norman centuries.  

La Barben Castle

The castle, situated between Salon de Provence and Aix-en-Provence, is one of the most beautiful castles in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. The painter, Marius Granet stayed there numerous times. The château, “castrum of Barbentum”  was referred to in 1064 for the first time The architectural elements are typical of medieval fortresses. The castle was completely … Read more » “La Barben Castle”

Abbey de la Lucerne

The Abbey  was founded in the twelfth century and is one of the oldest Norman abbeys of Normandy and a masterpiece of Norman architecture, including the Anglo-Norman tower, the church and its Romanesque façade, the cloister and the Romanesque lavatorium, the refectory, the bakery and many artefacts.  

De Silvacane Abbey

The abbey (Abbaye de Silvacane) from 1175 is one of the best preserved buildings of Roman art in this part of the Provence. The Cistercian architecture is well visible and shows the abbey in all its homogeneity. The abbey is the location of temporary exhibitions on contemporary art as well.  

The Trophy of Augustus

The Trophy of Augustus (Emperor August), Trophée des Alpes, also known as trophée d’Auguste,  was built in 6 BC in honour of Emperor Augustus, following the subjugation of the Alpine Celtic tribes in eastern France, Switzerland and the North of Italy. Erected at the frontier between Gaul and Italy, it proclaimed the unity and power … Read more » “The Trophy of Augustus”

History and Art Museum Lambesc

The museum (musée d’art local et d’archéologie de Lambesc) presents the history and arts of the city from Gallo-Roman, medieval and modern periods.      

Museum of Modern Art MuMa

The museum (Musée d’art moderne André Malraux–MuMa)  is a pillar of the city’s art history. The museum is known for its late-19th and 20th-century collections. From the Impressionists to the Fauves with the collection of Impressionist works as one of France’s largest.