Opening times and access

Online booking of your time slot is strongly recommended.

Opening times

The Carrières des Lumières are open every day.
January, November, December: 10am-6pm. 
March: 9.30am-6pm
April, May, June, September, October: 9.30am-7pm
July and August: 9am-7.30pm 
Last admission 1 hour before the Carrières closes.

The book and gift shop is open during the Carrières’ opening hours.

The Café des Carrières is open everyday. March, November, December: 10.30am to 5.30pm / April to October: 10am to 6pm.  

Getting to the Carrières des Lumières

Carrières des Lumières
Route de Maillane 13520 Les Baux-de-Provence
Tel. : +33 4 90 49 20 02
Email :

The Carrières des Lumières is located 800 m from the Château des Baux-de-Provence, 15 km north-east of Arles and 30 km south of Avignon.

By road : motorway A7 (exit Avignon), A9 (Nîmes) and A54 (Baux-de-Provence).
Please pay attention to :
- The municipal car parks are few closed to the Carrieres and therefore very quickly complete,
- The Carrières are less than 10 minutes walk from the village of Les Baux-de-Provence, so you can easily get there if you are parked near the village.


By train : Aix-en-Provence and Avignon TGV stations.

By plane : Marseille and Avignon airports.

Please note

The Carrières des Lumières is accessible to visitors in wheelchairs.

We would like to inform you that school groups regularly visit the Carrières des Lumières.

Please note that the Carrières can be a little chilly (14° to 16° in the venue).

Pets are not allowed on the site.