Domaine de Roques Hautes

Le Tholonet, Aix en Provence, Beaurecueil, Saint Antonin sur Bayon - Landscape

Sainte-Victoire, sous les hautes parois longilignes... A cheval sur les communes de Saint-Antonin-sur-Bayon, Beaurecueil, Le Tholonet et Aix-en-Provence, s'étale Roques-Hautes et ses 700 hectares au relief accidenté. Un paysage d'émotion !

Profitant d'une lumière incomparable, Paul Cézanne, âgé, s'y rendait chaque jour, chevalet sur l'épaule. Un refuge porte d'ailleurs son nom. Au delà, c'est Emile Zola un temps ami du peintre, que le décors évoque avec, sous la grande retenue du Bimont, le barrage Zola construit par son père. Roques-Hautes c'est aussi des ruines, un gisement d'oeufs de dinosaures classé en réserve naturelle (interdite au public) et une carrière de marbre issue de la brèche du Tholonet.

C'est également 25 hectares de plantations arboricoles - amandiers, figuiers, chênes truffiers, oliviers producteurs d'une huile d'Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée - qui attestent de la forte implication du Département, acquéreur de l'ensemble entre 1973 et 1988, en faveur de la préservation et de la réhabilitation du site.

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  • Surrounding cities

    Aix en Provence
    Beaurecueil
    Le Tholonet
    Saint Antonin sur Bayon

Nearby

  1. Hôtel de France

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  2. Millefeuille (le)

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  3. Camping Chantecler

    Campsite

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  4. Le Mas de la Bertrande

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Where to stay

Mme et M. Fuller
B&B

Mme et M. Fuller

Meyreuil

Mas des Micocouliers is a typically provencal stone guest house dating from the 19th century. Entirely restored, it benefits from a privileged situation combining the attractions of the countryside and those of the city. In the heart of the protected site of the Montaiguet, 100m from the bridge…

Villa Gallici
Hotel

Villa Gallici

Aix en Provence

This country house overlooking Aix is bathed in the soft Provençal light so often depicted by Cézanne. Set amidst an elegant Florentine garden, where cypress trees are reflected in a luxurious pool, it offers sumptuous rooms with terraces and private gardens. Linger over an aperitif in the…

Grand Hôtel Mercure Aix Roi René
Hotel

Grand Hôtel Mercure Aix Roi René

Aix en Provence

Located close to the " Fontaine des 4 Dauphins", in the historical downtown, the Grand Hotel Roi René was Sir Winston Churchill's favorite residence when staying in Provence. This recently renovated hotel offers 130 guestrooms and several suites, most overlooking the open-air garden atrium for…

Hôtel de Gantes
Hotel

Hôtel de Gantes

Aix en Provence

The first four-starhotel without stars hotel on the Cours Mirabeau. Stylish decoration combining historic ambiance with modern comfort, the Hotel de Gantes has 11 rooms and suites all different from eachother.Dare to meet Marilyn’s eyes in the Cinema room or admire the St Victoire in the Paul…

Sur Les Toits Du Vieil Aix
Holiday rental

Sur Les Toits Du Vieil Aix

Aix en Provence

Appartement climatisé en duplex. Séjour/salon. Cuisine américaine équipée. A l'étage : 1 chambre avec 1 lit/2 pers (160x200). 1 SdB avec douche et baignoire. 1 WC indépendant. 2 terrasses de 4 et 7 m² avec mobilier de jardin. Accès internet. Stationnement public à proximité.

Hôtel des Augustins
Hotel

Hôtel des Augustins

Aix en Provence

In Aix, the well-known spa and centre of the arts, you want to be at the heart of it all ! Just what's offered by the Hotel des Augustins, at the corner of the famous Cours Mirabeau and rue de la Masse, within the walls of an ancient convent, it is a happy blend of history, architecture and…

Atrium d'Anaïte (L')
Resort

Atrium d'Anaïte (L')

Aix en Provence

Located in an important and dynamic part of the town, near the conference centre and the pedestrian streets of the town centre, this residence welcomes you to its charming and typical Provencal surroundings. A large lobby, breakfast room, meeting room and solarium are here to satisfy the…

Hôtel du Globe
Hotel

Hôtel du Globe

Aix en Provence

This hotel is situated in the centre of the old town, near by the "Therms". The style is modern, it's a comfortable and charm hotel. There is a terrace on the roof. Private garage. You may ask for avalaibility. No smoking etablishment

Arc en Ciel
Campsite

Arc en Ciel

Aix en Provence

Situated just outside the city of Aix-en-Provence, this campsite is a peaceful campsite with 50 places, offering enough shadow and comfort. The campsite offers regular sites for tents and caravans, but also sites with additional comfort and extra comfort, and sites for camping cars. Two…

Things to do

Aix-en-Provence shop - Confiserie du Roy René
Souvenirs

Aix-en-Provence shop - Confiserie du Roy René

Aix en Provence

With a workshop, the new shop is a privileged meeting point for all calisson lovers and other Provenal delicacies. The confectioner's whole swetery collection offers calissons, nougats, almond paste, biscuits, creams of calissons, chocolates and ice creams in the summer. Back of the store, a…

Di Micheli Boutique
Souvenirs

Di Micheli Boutique

Aix en Provence

Ready-to-wear for men

Philippe Segond - Cours Mirabeau
Producer

Philippe Segond - Cours Mirabeau

Aix en Provence

Poussez la porte de cette maison artisanale de renom et plongez dans l'univers exquis de Philippe Segond, Meilleur Ouvrier de France pâtissier-confiseur, maitre chocolatier, calissonnier et glacier. Dans l'ambiance cosy de son salon de thé, vous dégusterez des pâtisseries exceptionnelles,…

Zchocolat
Souvenirs

Zchocolat

Aix en Provence

Chocolate shop

Cafeism
Lieu culturel

Cafeism

Aix en Provence

Near the Saint-Sauveur Cathedral and close to the Pasteur parking, "Cafeism" is the coffee, barista and latte art specialist in Aix-en-Provence. Coffees are roasted by the best roasters and meticulously prepared by Adrien. Choosing from the wide selection is quite difficult. On the sweet side,…

Seconde Nature
Concert hall

Seconde Nature

Aix en Provence

Digital Arts and territories - Exhibitions, concerts, performances, cinema, arts around multimedia and electronic music. The association offers throughout the year many appointments and leads in parallel more specific actions towards the public (multimedia arts awareness, workshop ...) and in…

Yellow Studio
Craftsman

Yellow Studio

Aix en Provence

Photographer

Indian Forest Aix-en-Provence
Forest adventure course

Indian Forest Aix-en-Provence

Aix en Provence

Parks and recreation. For all children over 4, even the most intrepid...a unique forest acrobatic park in a magnificent leafy setting: come and experience an adventure full of fun and excitement! With your friends or family... choice of 9 trails for young and old. We also organise corporate…

Jacquèmes
Souvenirs

Jacquèmes

Aix en Provence

Épicerie fine, produits régionaux, cuisine étrangère et univers du thé. Vins, liqueurs et spiritueux. Spécialiste du cadeau, l'art de la table, le service du vin, la coutellerie, cadeau d'affaire ou d'anniversaire. Vente par correspondance possible. Paiement carte de crédit ou chèque.…

Where to eat

Brasserie Léopold
Food guide restaurant

Brasserie Léopold

Aix en Provence

Discover the Léopold brasserie, with its Provençal specialities and brasserie food. On the ground floor of Hôtel Saint Christophe, the brasserie has meeting rooms and offers study day and conference formulas. Wifi and audiovisual equipment available for customers.

Novo (Le)
Table 13

Novo (Le)

Aix en Provence

Just pick a time… A typical French bistro in the morning, Italian-style brasserie at lunchtime and cocktail and tapas bar in the evening, Le Novo, with its high tables, counter, wine racks and club-style neon lighting, changes clothes three times a day as the temperature rises and the…

Auberge Provençale
Food guide restaurant

Auberge Provençale

Meyreuil

A former coaching inn located 10 minutes from Aix-en-Provence, this restaurant has been renowned for over 25 years and offers tasty dishes cooked with fresh local products. Renovated with taste, this traditional building has retained all its charm, exposed beams and fireplace with wood fire.

Fanny's
Cuisine de Provence

Fanny's

Aix en Provence

This little Aix restaurant paints a pretty picture, with its bold red front window and its two dashing young owners. One's first impressions are confirmed with a glance at the menu: simple produce (freshly baked bread, local vegetables from a favourite farmer), seasonal dishes, mixed salads,…

L'Epicurien
Food guide restaurant

L'Epicurien

Aix en Provence

Its one bad point? Too small! This raw and cosy bistro is where talented chef Ludovic Aillaud delivers up inspired dishes made with high-quality produce, ever-faithful to his philosophy of enjoying life to the full. This modest man has a nose for good food. The service is fast, the menu is lively…

La Tomate verte
Food guide restaurant

La Tomate verte

Aix en Provence

This is a bistro as it ought to be: quick midday deals for busy workers and a more elaborate evening menu for those who wish to truly savour their food. Everyone, however, can enjoy fresh, seasonal produce as part of a menu that changes according to the whims of the local market and which still…

Chez Féraud
Table 13

Chez Féraud

Aix en Provence

A fountain, an olive tree and a bower in the heart of historic Aix - Pagnol is everywhere here, from the prose to the plate. The Férauds are old-fashioned-style cooks and masters in the art of rustling up sea bass and lamb grills on the vine shoot fire, in a decor instilled with eternal…

Le Petit Verdot
Food guide restaurant

Le Petit Verdot

Aix en Provence

Wine bar, traditional Provençal and Mediterranean cuisine.

La Cantine
Food guide restaurant

La Cantine

Aix en Provence

Located between the Hôtel de Ville and the Palais de Justice, just two minutes from the Cours Mirabeau, la Cantine's menu features dishes from the South of France, served on the terrace or indoors, at either lunch or dinner. You will find fresh, seasonal produce from Provence, Corsica and Italy,…

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