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Les Baux-de-Provence (Occitan: Lei Bauç de Provença) is a French commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department of the province of Provence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France. It has a spectacular position in the Alpilles mountains, set atop a rocky outcrop that is crowned with a ruined castle overlooking the plains to the south. Its name refers to its site: in Provençal, a bauç is a rocky spur. The name bauxite (Aluminium ore) is derived from the village name when it was first discovered there by geologist Pierre Berthier in 1821. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Baussencs or Baussenques. It is one of the most beautiful villages in France. and has over 1.5 million visitors per year although it has only 22 residents in the upper part of the commune and 436 for the whole commune.

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A place in France, Les Baux-de-provence is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Toulon, France. Take a short trip from Les Baux-de-provence and set some time aside to explore the Toulon. Dotted with places like Gare Du Telepherique Du Mont Faron, Stade Mayol, Cours Lafayette; it will definitely be a good idea. A vacation to Les Baux-de-provence can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Les Baux-de-provence*

  • Pollution Statistics in Les Baux-de-provence

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    • Air Pollution 29.17 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Les Baux-de-provence: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Les Baux-de-provence for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Les Baux-de-provence.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 31.25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.25 (Moderate)
  • Living in Les Baux-de-provence - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 51.17 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 89.36 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 45.11 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.6 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Les Baux-de-provence

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Les Baux-de-provence

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.26 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.26 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 101.13 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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