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Rocher Mistral

Rocher Mistral is a unique leisure park in Provence. It takes you on an extraordinary journey through time with 10 shows and numerous activities to share with your family. Stunts, comedy, dance, sword fights, sound and light shows amaze the public at the heart of the thousand-year-old castle of La Barben. During the day or in the evening, live the adventure at Rocher Mistral!

Dive into the heart of the Middle Ages in a battle of knights ready to do anything to defeat the enemy, flee the rebels who besiege and burn the castle, sail the oceans of the globe alongside an officer of the Royal Navy of Louis XIV, fly over the most emblematic places of Provence on the back of an eagle, get lost in the giant labyrinth, find the stolen jewels of Pauline Borghese in an original treasure hunt, dream in front of the night shows in the castle gardens… At the Rocher Mistral park, the settings, music and ultra-modern technologies allow an immersion for the whole family that you will remember forever!


Double-edgedIn this show with professional stuntmen, the audience is immersed into the heart of a merciless fight that delights all generations. The sets, the costumes and the quality of the stunts performed make this an extraordinary show. 

Forbin, Knight of the RoyalDiscover the incredible epic of one of the most famous French sailors and plunge into the underground world of the castle through sets that will transport you into the thrilling world of Claude de Forbin. From the old port of Marseille to the heart of a naval battle, via the palace of an Asian ruler, you will live an experience as beautiful as it is surprising.

La révolte des Cascavèu: 1630, a peasant revolt causes the fire of the castle of La Barben. Cardinal de Richelieu wants to take control of the taxes of Provence. The local population does not see it the same way. The anger of the people will provoke the hasty flight of the nobles from the castle. Will the army of the Prince of Condé succeed in crushing these rebels?
A stroll through the floors of the castle where sets, music and special effects make you experience this revolt as if you were there.

La Quête des bâtisseurs:  Under an imposing cathedral style stone vault, the Builders’ Quest is sure to make your eyes glaze over in front of a 360° video mapping. A journey of a thousand colours and shapes that takes you back to the year 1000 to the monks of Saint Victor’s Abbey in Marseille. A miracle of technology that allows a show of a rare beauty.

The breath of Provence: On the back of Bonelli’s Eagle, fly over the most majestic sites of Provence. A journey suspended above a nature surrounded by lavender, olive trees, the salty ponds of the Camargue and the remarkable reliefs of the south of France.  A discovery of the most majestic monuments of the aera is also possible thanks to a 360° video mapping that will make you touch the wings of the Daudet mill or the Good Mother of Notre-Dame de la Garde.

Tartarin de Tarascon : Alphonse Daudet’s favourite anti-hero goes lion hunting in Africa, but he surrounds himself with some very unsavoury characters who will drive him crazy! This puppet show makes the little ones laugh out loud as they cheer Tartarin on in this humorous adventure.

Letters from my mill: The parish priest of Cucugnan: A mini play extracted from Alphonse Daudet’s work admirably performed by actors who inevitably make the audience howl with laughter. Master Cornille’s secret: A mini play with a southern accent, full of humour and lightness.

Night shows

Les féeries des jardins Le Nôtre : It is a show of exceptional quality that is offered to visitors of Rocher Mistral in the gardens of the castle. An enchanting universe where the walls of the fortress come to life thanks to technology, dancers, stuntmen and actors who give their all to make you live a suspended moment. Between music, huge water jets, lasers and video mapping, the Fééries des Jardins Le Nôtre will fascinate spectators from 7 to 107 years old without exception.

Napoléon : The Eagle and the Muse : An impressive sound and light show that immerses you into the Napoleonic epic. From the battlefields to the emperor’s private life, it is his favourite sister, Pauline, who knows the castle of La Barben well, having lived a forbidden love affair with Auguste de Forbin, who will take you by the hand and lead you to discover the incredible life of her brother.  
A show that comes to life at nightfall, at the foot of the castle, in the magnificent French gardens. A high quality production where the latest technology makes this great Sound and Light show an exceptional moment to share with your family!

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