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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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…

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Where to stay

Caesar's mas
B&B

Caesar's mas

Châteaurenard

Room for 2 people, in charming villa, countryside. Water room, kettle, coffee maker, small refrigerator. Baby bed on demand.Large landscaped garden, swimming pool with pool house. Large enclosed car park that can accommodate large vehicles.

Gîte du Grand Mas
Holiday rental

Gîte du Grand Mas

Noves

Entre Alpilles et Lubéron, à 23 kms d'Avignon en pleine campagne, gîte indépendant sur terrain entièrement clos (1400 m²), dont le charme réside notamment dans sa belle terrasse ombragée par de vénérables platanes et sa piscine privative clôturée (7,8 m x 3,5 - accessible du 01/05 au…

La maison du Meunier
Holiday rental

La maison du Meunier

Noves

Domaine exceptionnel de 5 ha, en campagne, maison indépendante, cheminée, piscine clôturée, terrasse 45m2, 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 simple pour chaque chambre. Jeu pour…

Le Cigalou
Holiday rental

Le Cigalou

Noves

Well furnished studio with separate entrance on the ground floor of the villa hosts. Ideal location for exploring the Alpilles and Arles. Ground floor: Kitchen / dining area / sleeping area. Bathroom/toilet. Central heating included in rental. Sheets for hire 15€/week. 5mx10m, 1.40m depth pool…

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, 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…

La Villa Kristina
Holiday rental

La Villa Kristina

Châteaurenard

Villa of 100 sqm. Ground floor: living room, kitchen, 1 bedroom, 1 toilet, cellar,.The door: 3 bedrooms, bathroom, toilet.600 sqm enclosed land with swimming pool (8x4). Shady terrace. Garden lounge, sunbathing.Barbecue.Linen provided.

Nord
Holiday rental

Nord

Noves

House adjoining the owners House in countryside but close to shops.

Sud
Holiday rental

Sud

Noves

House adjoining the owners House in countryside but close to shops.

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…

Things to do

Michel Pozzetto
Craftsman

Michel Pozzetto

Noves

Art singulier détournement d'objets, l'artiste vous ouvre les portes de son atelier gratuitement. Sur réservation

NUCERA Marc
Craftsman

NUCERA Marc

Noves

Tree sculptor and garden choreographer. He has been giving a new lease of life to trees and creating an atmosphere in gardens for over 20 years. Unique, signed works.

Ecrin création
Craftsman

Ecrin création

Châteaurenard

Restauration siège, confection rideaux, couture d'ameublement, création sur mesure

Le Château Féodal des Comtes de Provence
Cultural place

Le Château Féodal des Comtes de Provence

Châteaurenard

Au sommet de la colline du Griffon se dresse le château féodal des XIIIème et XVème siècles. Cette ancienne forteresse des Comtes de Provence est classée monument historique. Les visites guidées permettent de découvrir Benoît XIII, un personnage hors du commun, l'architecture, la vie…

Le Rex
Cultural place

Le Rex

Châteaurenard

3 rooms equipped with digital and 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…

Solisculturae
Producer

Solisculturae

Châteaurenard

Micro algue aux différentes vertus : proteïnes, fer, antioxydant, vitamines diverses, minéraux.

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

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…

Where to eat

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…

The Central
Cuisine de Provence

The Central

Châteaurenard

Master Restorer, we offer fresh seasonal products. Traditional brasserie food. Shaded patio. Free underground parking up to 8 pm nearby.

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…

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…

Camille in Provence
Table 13

Camille in Provence

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…

Inspirations

Lavender

Lavender

Tradition

Happiness is in the lavender field!

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).

Figs

Figs

Francis lived happily close beside his tree...

Picked ripe from the tree, figs are simply to die for. They can also be scattered on trays and left to dry in the sun for 3 days: "That's the best way to keep your figs all winter – we serve figs at Christmas as one of Provence's famous 13 Desserts," smiles Jacqueline Honoré.

Garlic

Garlic

It all starts with a crushed clove...

Provencal cuisine simply wouldn't exist without garlic

Serving tourism

Provence Tourisme est une association loi 1901. Sa mission, confiée par le Département : promouvoir le tourisme dans les Bouches-du-Rhône dans le respect de l’environnement et des habitants et garantir aux visiteurs un accueil de qualité.

The best of the destination

En accord avec les aspirations et les goûts de chacun, Provence Tourisme propose d’incontournables valeurs sûres comme des conseils pour sortir des sentiers battus, grâce à sa connaissance profonde du terrain et de par sa neutralité commerciale.