Le Rougadou

Noves, Châteaurenard - Mountains

The Rougadou is a very small (254 ha), isolated in the midst of very few wooded areas. It is located to the Northwest of the Department, near the Durance and the continuity of the Rhone corridor.The Rougadou massif consists of several hills globally oriented in a direction North / South, the low average height, but the relatively steep relief.Due to its positioning in the axis of the Rhone Valley, the massif of the Rougadou is strongly subject to influence by the mistral, blowing sustained a large part of the year.Forming a set of wooded hills, the Rougadou massif presents a very high rate of afforestation (83%), these stands are mainly composed of pine forests in good health condition, accompanied by green oak.Despite its small size the Rougadou massif is a very frequented by the local population (families, hunters, school,...) due to its isolated situation of other larger clumps. Thus, a reception area of the public in the forest (ZAPEF) premiered in limit of massif, in the town of Chateaurenard.Because of its small size, the urban problem is little developed, even if it can report the problem of subdivisions quite difficult to defend in the commune of Noves.

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  • Surrounding cities

    Châteaurenard
    Noves

Outings

Le paysage agricole de la plaine du Comtat
Hike

Le paysage agricole de la plaine du Comtat

Noves

Ce parcours vous emmènera à la découverte de Noves sur les traces de son patrimoine naturel et historique. D'église en chapelle, de colline en points de vue, vous arpenterez les rues de la commune, les chemins du petit massif forestier du Rougadou ainsi la Petite Crau sur la trace des…

Nearby

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  4. Le Jentelin

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Where to stay

Studio Du Mas De L'ecureuil
Holiday rental

Studio Du Mas De L'ecureuil

Châteaurenard

Au calme de la campagne, studio climatisé de 44 m² à la décoration soignée situé sur le terrain des propriétaires. Au RdC : Séjour/Salon avec 1 canapé convertible. Cuisine américaine entièrement équipée (LL, LV). 1 salle d'eau avec WC. A l'étage : vaste chambre en mezzanine avec…

La Tuilerie
Holiday rental

La Tuilerie

Noves

Domaine exceptionnel de 5 ha, en campagne, maison indépendante, cheminée, piscine clôturée, terrasse 45 m2, BB, table chaises en teck, parking. Draps, serviette de bain et piscine, ménage à la fin de séjour inclus. Choix du grand lit double ou 2 lits simples pour chaque chambre. Jeu pour…

Mme Maryse et M. Raphaël Tribo
B&B

Mme Maryse et M. Raphaël Tribo

Châteaurenard

3 bedrooms for 2 people on the ground floor each with a private bathroom and toilet. 1 bedroom with large double bed and kitchenette, 1 bedroom with twin beds, 1 bedroom with large double bed. TV, refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker in each bedroom. Independent entrance. Garden level floor.…

Gite Castellan
Holiday rental

Gite Castellan

Châteaurenard

Appartement indépendant de 120 m2, rez-de-jardin dans maison individuelle, dans la ceinture verte.. Cuisine équipée, grand séjour, 2 chambres avec GL, salle de bains, wc. parking fermé. Salon de jardin, linge fourni. Animaux acceptés sous conditions

Mas Les Micocouliers
Holiday rental

Mas Les Micocouliers

Noves

Mas mitoyen de 100m carrés dans un cadre verdoyant. Grande terrasse et jardin privatif de 3500m carrés

Mas du Grès
B&B

Mas du Grès

Noves

Séjour au "Mas Côté Grès" pour quelques jours de détente absolue. Jardin fleuri et arboré, piscine avec terrasse couverte ou sous les platanes centenaires du Mas. Les petits déjeuners proposés par Alain sont très copieux et entièrement fait maison. Possibilité de réserver des dîners…

La Finiere
Holiday rental

La Finiere

Châteaurenard

Apartment on the 1st floor of hosts' farmhouse. Lounge / dining room with access to balcony, separate kitchen, 2 bedrooms with 2 doulbe beds, a small room with a single bed. Bathroom, separate toilet. Garden furniture. Furnished gite, 1 km from the centre of Châteaurenard. Garage available.…

Terre de Provence
B&B

Terre de Provence

Noves

Au coeur du centre historique de Noves, dans belle maison de village du 18éme. Chambres au 2ème étage. Une suite de 35m2 (2 lits en 160 et 120) avec une belle salle de bain attenante. Une chambre de 15m2 (1 lit en 160) avec salle de bain dans le couloir. Grande cour.

Stop-accueil pour camping-car
Campsite

Stop-accueil pour camping-car

Châteaurenard

2 possibilités de forfait.

Things to do

Cinéma l'Eden
Cultural place

Cinéma l'Eden

Noves

The Cinéma l'Eden, managed by an association of volunteers, has just gone digital and offers one or two screenings a week, from September to June only. Programme available from the Tourism Office

Raoulx Stéphanie
Producer

Raoulx Stéphanie

Châteaurenard

Producteur de miel et produits de la ruche (pollen, propolis). Vente sur l'exploitation, sur rendez-vous.

Crèche géante
Cultural place

Crèche géante

Châteaurenard

It took several years, an incalculable number of hours' work, a great deal of patience, meticulousness, precision and above all an unconditional love of Provence to create this magnificent Provençal nativity scene. It is more than a nativity scene, it is a summary of the heritage of the most…

Mart'cano
Craftsman

Mart'cano

Châteaurenard

Artiste peintre, sculpteur, graveur. Création de mobilier artistique, pièces uniques. Ateliers de gravures et d'arts plastiques. Se familiariser avec les différentes techniques de la gravure. Gravure sur métal. Monotype. Eau forte. Aquatinte, Carborundum. Pointe sèche. Lino gravure. Stages…

Théâtre Pécout Espace Culturel et Festif de l'Etoile
Cultural place

Théâtre Pécout Espace Culturel et Festif de l'Etoile

Châteaurenard

Théâtre de 269 places, équipé d'une boucle magnétique où sont proposées des pièces de théâtre, conférences....

Sculpteur de pierre
Craftsman

Sculpteur de pierre

Noves

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

Le Rougadou
Mountains

Le Rougadou

Noves, Châteaurenard

The Rougadou is a very small (254 ha), isolated in the midst of very few wooded areas. It is located to the Northwest of the Department, near the Durance and the continuity of the Rhone corridor.The Rougadou massif consists of several hills globally oriented in a direction North / South, the low…

Le Rex
Cultural place

Le Rex

Châteaurenard

3 salles équipées en numérique et 3D

Pâtisserie Chocolaterie Hawecker
Greed, Greediness

Pâtisserie Chocolaterie Hawecker

Châteaurenard

The pâtisserie and chocolaterie, which has been located on the Cours Carnot for ten years, is a small, family-run business producing many home-made specialities. Firstly, a wide range of gâteaux, with some ten home-made creations which change depending on the season. Then, several chocolate…

Where to eat

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 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…

La Maison - Domaine de Bournissac
Food guide restaurant

La Maison - Domaine de Bournissac

Noves

Set between the Alpilles and Luberon, with fabulous views over Mont Ventoux, this sober, monastic-style building dates back to the 14th century. Its sweet-scented gardens, romantic terraces and cosy lounges are an invitation to happiness. Star-rated chef Christian Peyre's inspired and gracious…

Le Mas de l'Echanson
Table 13

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…

Inspirations

Marcel Pagnol

Marcel Pagnol

Tradition

Everything you ever wanted to know about Marcel Pagnol!

The Sea Urchin

The Sea Urchin

Terroir

According to Marcel Pagnol, "if we only judged things by appearances, nobody would ever have wanted to eat a sea urchin"

The MEDITERRANEAN SEA

The MEDITERRANEAN SEA

Lifestyle

When we talk about the South of France, what's the first thing we think of? The MEDITERRANEAN SEA! (and the sun of course – it's all part of the package).

The Cagole

The Cagole

Art de vivre

Translation our version of the Essex girl…