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…

Nearby

  1. Le 76

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  2. Office de Tourisme de Châteaurenard

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  3. Les Grillons

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  4. La Finiere

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Where to stay

Les Grillons
Holiday rental

Les Grillons

Châteaurenard

Meublé dans le jardin de la villa des propriétaires, au milieu des oliviers, accès direct à la piscine clôturée 10x5m. Pièce principale de 25 m2 avec mezzanine basse. Intérieur style chalet. Pool house, cuisine d'été à disposition. Mobilier de jardin, climatisation réversible,…

Reverie
Holiday rental

Reverie

Eyragues

Elise and Gerard are pleased to welcome you to the heights of Eyragues facing Montagnette, in a new house with a 5x11 swimming pool, surrounded by a garden.

La Provencale
Holiday rental

La Provencale

Châteaurenard

Maison familiale de 180m2 avec terrasse, garage, jardin clos et piscine privée. La maison comprend comprend 1 salle à manger, 1 salon, 1 cuisine intégrée, 1 coin buanderie, 4 chambres à l'étage, 1 ch RDC, 1 salle de bains, 2 salles d'eau et wc.

Le 76
Holiday rental

Le 76

Châteaurenard

Bel appartement au 1er étage d'une maison refaite à neuf, - 3 chambres avec placards (2 avec lit 140x190 et une avec 2 lits 90x190) - salon, salle de séjour, écran plat - 2 salles de douche, lavabo 2 vasques, 2 WC - équipement bébé - terrasse, jardin et cour pour la voiture Jeux de…

La Tramontane
Holiday rental

La Tramontane

Eyragues

Semi-detached gîte on a working farm in the countryside. 1 other gîte on the property. Household linen & towel hire. Gd fl: living rm, kitchen, wash basin & WC. 1st fl: 2 double bedrms, 1 bedrm with bunk beds, shower rm, WC. Gas heating. Crib & high chair available. Microwave. Private open…

Marie-Rose
Campsite

Marie-Rose

Noves

In the countryside, plenty of shade, easy access for motor homes, catering on site, swimming pool, children's playground, washing machine. New hosts since 2006. Approval by the academic inspection for school groups 2007.

Nord
Holiday rental

Nord

Noves

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

Senchon De Bournissac
Holiday rental

Senchon De Bournissac

Noves

Logement de charme, 74 m2, dans l'hôtel particulier Senchon de Bournissac (17 et 18ème siècles) entièrement rénové, au coeur des remparts de Noves (200 m des commerces, situation très calme). Derrière une imposante façade ordonnancée s'ouvre une vaste cage à l'escalier monumental orné…

Mme et M. Jackie et Jean-Paul Blanc
B&B

Mme et M. Jackie et Jean-Paul Blanc

Noves

Declaration in Mary the 25.10.07

Things to do

Madame Toucan
Craftsman

Madame Toucan

Châteaurenard

Broderies pour particuliers et professionnels. Linge de maison, listes de naissances, mariages. Créations textiles-couture. Artisanat "made in France". Location de machine pour usage sur place en autonomie. Vente de fournitures Atelier de couture : Madame Toucan propose des cours-accompagnement…

Raoulx Stéphanie
Producer

Raoulx Stéphanie

Châteaurenard

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

Village de Noves
Site

Village de Noves

Noves

This small village on the Durance Plain was fortified in the 14th century and is bursting with character. In this village, the home of Laura de Noves whom Petrarque sang about in his 'Canzionere', visitors can admire the Romanesque Saint Baudile church, the 12th and 14th century ramparts, Notre…

Couleurs de Provence
Craftsman

Couleurs de Provence

Châteaurenard

Vente et location de costumes d'Arlésienne, confection sur mesure, accessoires, idées cadeaux et artisanat, avec de nombreux partenaires locaux. Bougies, ferronnerie, bagagerie, bijoux, cosmétiques au lait de jument de Camargue...

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…

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…

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…

Le Château Féodal des Comtes de Provence
Museum

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. Classée monument historique, cette ancienne forteresse des Comtes de Provence est restaurée et entretenue régulièrement. Les visites guidées des différentes salles aménagées, permettent de…

Where to eat

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…

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…

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…

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…

Inspirations

Paul Cézanne

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The bouillabaisse of Marseille

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Terroir

The "Navette"

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