Le Château Féodal des Comtes de Provence

Châteaurenard - Museum

Au sommet de la colline du Griffon se dresse le château féodal des XIIIème et XVème siècles. Classée monument historique, cette ancienne forteresse des Comtes de Provence est restaurée et entretenue régulièrement. Les visites guidées des différentes salles aménagées, permettent de découvrir Benoît XIII un personnage hors du commun, l'architecture, la vie quotidienne et le rôle de ce site stratégique. C'est toute la mémoire d'un château qui est dévoilée. Le circuit de visite s'agrémente d'un large panorama, permettant de saisir toute la complexité de l'histoire du Pays d'Arles. Le jardin des Tours est une invitation à la promenade, dans un site calme et verdoyant.

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    13160 Châteaurenard

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    • 04 90 24 25 50
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  1. Office de Tourisme de Châteaurenard

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  2. SCI Caylaf

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  3. Chez Jacqueline

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  4. Le Petit Moulin

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Where to stay

Mas Des Limites
B&B

Mas Des Limites

Rognonas

Au coeur de la Provence, entre Avignon et les Alpilles, Luberon et Camargue, ce mas rénové du XVIIIème propose un environnement calme et reposant, avec son jardin paysager et sa piscine, les terrasses privatives de chaque chambre (avec salon de jardin confortable en teck ou en résine…

Gite De Harogems
Holiday rental

Gite De Harogems

Châteaurenard

Recent 60 m2 bungalow apartment in the countryside, on a family farm. Freezer, pergola, courtyard, garden furniture, barbecue, swing.

Mme Mado Crouzet
B&B

Mme Mado Crouzet

Châteaurenard

At the foot of the hill, in quiet countryside, one guest room with separate entrance as well as independent bathroom and toilet. Floor heating. Fenced pool 10 x 5m. Large shaded garden with olive trees. Hiking trails nearby. Summer kitchen available under the pool-house.

Auberge de Noves
Hotel

Auberge de Noves

Noves

Located halfway between Avignon and the Alpilles, this 19th-century manor with an adjoining chapel houses 19 rooms + 4 prestige apartments / junior suites. The property covers over 10 acres with private walking trails. Outdoor heated pool. 18 hole golf courses nearby. Tennis court. Bicycles…

Le Mas du Papet
B&B

Le Mas du Papet

Châteaurenard

Deep in the countryside, 5 guest rooms in pure Provençal style, with pergola, Petanque area, playground, swimming pool with specific opening times. Fridge, microwave.

La Benvengudo
Holiday rental

La Benvengudo

Châteaurenard

1st fl: kitchen/living rm, 1 double bedrm, 1 single bedrm, 1 bedrm with 1 double & 1 single bed, shower rm, WC. Elec heating. Child's bed. Communal unfenced patio with garden furniture. Parking. Gîte adjoining a farm building with the owners' house next door.

Le Petit Moulin
Holiday rental

Le Petit Moulin

Noves

Domaine exceptionnel de 5 ha, en campagne, maison indépendante, cheminée, piscine clôturée, terrasse 45 m2, BB, tbl chs en tek, parking. Draps, serv de bain et piscine, ménage à la fin de séjour inclus. Choix du gr lit db ou 2 lits smp pour chaque chb. Jeu pour enfants: trampoline,…

Luberon
Holiday rental

Luberon

Châteaurenard

One storey house, roomy, fully renovated. Adjacent to the gite 331 on an 11-hectare farm. Gite 329 and the owners' residence on site. Enclosed 25 m² terrace with partial shade. Living room/lounge with wood stove (wood included). Built in kitchen. Dryer. WC. Bathroom. 3 double bed rooms. Sheets…

L'Escoundu
Holiday rental

L'Escoundu

Rognonas

Lovely renovated Provencal farmhouse on a garden of 3000 sq.m., adjoining the owners'residence, located in the village between the Alpilles and Durance, at the doors to the papal city of Avignon. Ground floor : living-room, TV. Kitchen. Microwave. Washing-machine. Dishwasher. WC. First floor : 1…

Things to do

Histoire d'une Cité Maraîchère
Guided tour

Histoire d'une Cité Maraîchère

Châteaurenard

Longtemps place forte de surveillance de la vallée de la Durance, Châteaurenard, de sa colline, surplombe une vallée fertile annonçant les plaines du Comtat et d’Avignon. L"historien" de la ville propose d’expliquer comment l’abondance de l’eau et les terres riches des limons de la…

Sculpteur de pierre
Craftsman

Sculpteur de pierre

Noves

Creation of all types of sculpture. Unique, signed works.

Isabelle Schmitt
Craftsman

Isabelle Schmitt

Châteaurenard

Artiste inspirée par la paix humaniste, auteur compositeur, peintre plasticienne, écrivain poète, Isabelle crée des tableaux, des T-shirt, selon ses inspirations ou sur commande personnalisée. Toute sa créativité est au service de votre bien être. Pour des cadeaux originaux. Créations…

Musée des outils agraires
Museum

Musée des outils agraires

Châteaurenard

In the heart of this old centre located in a house made of exposed stonework, the Museum of Agricultural Tools recounts the development of agriculture in our region thanks to irrigation. Visitors can discover a varied collection of restored old tools used for growing cereals, vines and…

Dany Prayet
Craftsman

Dany Prayet

Châteaurenard

Creation of jewellery and decorative items such as vases and cups using Egyptian clay (natural turquoise enamel), varnished clay and raku. One-of-a-kind items and commissions. Courses for adults and children from October to June, flexible hours.

Distillerie Frigolet liqueur
Producer

Distillerie Frigolet liqueur

Châteaurenard

Tasting and sales. The production of the Frigolet liqueur.began in Châteaurenard in 1865. Father Gaucher, a famous character from the stories of Alphonse Daudet, had developed a 'green, golden, hot, sparkling, exquisite' liqueur (extract from Letters From My Windmill). This divine drink has been…

Itinéraire 4 : Boucle à partir de Châteaurenard dans la plaine du Comtat et la Montagnette
Sightseeing route

Itinéraire 4 : Boucle à partir de Châteaurenard dans la plaine du Comtat et la Montagnette

Châteaurenard, Boulbon, Graveson, Eyragues, Saint Andiol, Tarascon, Barbentane, Noves, Maillane, Cabannes, Verquières

The variety and richness of the landscapes of the hinterland have inspired many painters. Departing from Châteaurenard, the road crosses the plain of comtat and the Massif of the Montagnette punctuated by villages of varied faces: Graveson and Museum Chabaud, in honor of the child painter of the…

L'accroc des toiles
Craftsman

L'accroc des toiles

Châteaurenard

Restauration de tableaux, création de dessins et peintures. S

Bougies de Provence
Craftsman

Bougies de Provence

Châteaurenard

Fabrication de bougies, photophores, lampes personnalisables. Utilisation de matières premières françaises (mèches, paraffine, parfums de Grâce. Visite de l'atelier sur rendez-vous. Vente à l'atelier et sur le site internet.

Where to eat

LE PRE GOURMAND
Food guide restaurant

LE PRE GOURMAND

Eyragues

It was quite a challenge setting up in the middle of a field! But Christine Fare and Patrick Léonce did it, transforming the ancient family-owned sheepfold into a contemporary-style restaurant set under a cedar timber frame. Christine Fare takes care of the service while Patrick Léonce works…

Auberge de Noves
Food guide restaurant

Auberge de Noves

Noves

This is one of those pearls hidden deep in Provence: a pretty, peaceful residence, an aristocrat of this welcoming and generous countryside, between Alpilles and Luberon, in 15 hectares of wooded grounds. Three generations of the Lalleman family have held this restaurant since 1955 within walls…

Le Mas de l'Echanson
Cuisine de Provence

Le Mas de l'Echanson

Châteaurenard

The setting: a renovated farmhouse. The team: a renowned chef and sommelier. One undeniable fact: the clients just keep coming back to sample the saffron-dusted mussels and finger-rolls with butter blended with raw vegetables, trilogy of aubergines, nectarine-crusted duck fillet and lavender…

Le Central
Cuisine de Provence

Le Central

Châteaurenard

Located on the main road through the town, Le Central offers traditional cuisine from our wonderful region; dishes are prepared with produce from the market, which are served in the restaurant itself or on its shaded patio. It received the distinction of Maître Restaurateur in 2010. Closed on…

Le Bistrot Provençal
Table 13

Le Bistrot Provençal

Châteaurenard

Including both the likes of Comté fritters and veal blanquette, this menu tells the story of a family of restauranteurs from the Jura region. The Pacaud family upped sticks and settled in the south, in search of sunshine and old-style bistro food. Expect home-cooked, traditional dishes that bare…

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