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Eyragues


village d'eyragues

5 km from Châteaurenard, 6 km from Saint-Rémy de Provence, 8 km from Graveson, Rognonas, 12 km from Saint-Andiol, Avignon, Barbentane, 13 km from Caumont sur Durance, 17 km from Tarascon

Altitude: 20 m
Population: 4303

In the heart of the Alpilles, very close to Saint-Rémy de Provence, Eyragues is an ideal starting point from where to explore the area. The village organises a great many events, most notably around the region's taurine tradition: abrivados, bandidos, bull runs through the villages under the watch of the gardians, festivals at the time of Pentecost and in honour of Saint-Symphorien, dances, boules competitions…

town hall eyragues   Cross of eyragues

What to see, what to visit: the church of Saint-Maxime with a nave of Provençal Romanesque style from the 12th or 13th century, the chapel of Notre-Dame-du-Pieux-Zèle with 11th century origins, stone fountains, the Conil mill, originally from the 14th century, bull running, Saint-Rémy de Provence, Arles, Avignon, the Mediterranean beaches …
Recommended activities: walking and horse riding, cyclo touring.

steet of eyragues   fountain eyragues alpilles

Provencal market: vegetables and early products, daily newspaper except Sunday.
Festivities: second hand market in October. Floralies (flower show) in early May. Pentecostal Féria. Festival of Saint-Bonnet in January with grilled sausages and andouilles. Festivals of Saint-Eloi on the last Sunday in June, with a procession of horse-drawn carts, and of Saint-Symphorien in August. Bull runs.