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Mouries is a commune 27 km to the east of Arles that is noted for its olive oil production.
Mouries is a commune 27 km to the east of Arles that is noted for its olive oil production. The Wednesday morning markets here are good for picking fresh produce. The Caisses de Jean-Jean archaeological site here has ruins of a Ligurian oppidum dating back to the 1st century BC.
Maussane-les-Alpilles is a commune 19 km to the northwest of Arles
The Carte de France de la Pierre de Taille is a stone map of France which was built to honor quarrymen and stonemasons of yore
Paradou is a quaint village 14 km to the east of Arles
The Chateau des Baux is a 10th century fortified castle 15 km north-east of Arles
The Lavoir is a 19th century stone wash-house where the washerwomen washed their clothes with with water from the nearby fountain of Borme
Val d'Enfer is a valley with white limestone formations cut by water erosion