Tarascon is is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France. It is located 23 km (14 mi) south of Avignon and 20 km (12 mi) north of Arles, on the left (east) bank of the Rhône River.
Tarascon is an ancient fortified town. Its medieval sites feature 15th-century Roi Rene's chateau, the 12th-14th-century Saint Martha collegiate church (both located in the center beside the main river bridge) and the 15th-century Saint Jacques church with its lovely Cordeliers cloister.
Things to see and do
* Collegiate Church
* Medieval castle
* Historical town centre
* City gates from the former city wall
* Frigolet Abbey
Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – French
Land Area – 73.97 km²
Population – 13,500 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44
Port Location – The port at Tarascon is located on the Rhone River.
Travel Links - Tarascon is served by a train station and several buses.