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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    Châteaurenard
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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

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…

Gite Castellan
Holiday rental

Gite Castellan

Châteaurenard

Appartement indépendant de 120 m2, dans maison individuelle, située dans la ceinture verte.. Cuisine équipée, grand séjour, 2 chambres avec GL, salle de bains, wc. Terrasse, parking privé fermé. Salon de jardin, chaises longues. Prêt de vélos Animaux acceptés sous conditions…

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.

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.

La Roquette
Campsite

La Roquette

Châteaurenard

This quiet, family camping site, 1km from the town centre (many shops, markets) at the heart of the reowned Provence sites, offers a warm welcome and much appreciated services; 15x8 swimming pool, 3x3 paddling pool, playground, snack bar, free wifi and, in peak season, entertainment for adults…

Le Pilon d'Agel
Campsite

Le Pilon d'Agel

Noves

At the heart of Provence, shaded, marked out pitches. Green, quiet setting. Swimming pool, paddling pool, different games. Top comfort rentals. 6 person chalet, mobile homes for 4. No groups accepted in July and August.

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…

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…

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…

Things to do

Le Cellier de Laure
Wines

Le Cellier de Laure

Noves

Une cave coopérative où traditions viticoles et vent de jeunesse font très bon ménage.A Noves, au cœur d’un triangle formé entre Aix-en-Provence, Arles et Avignon, le Cellier de Laure joue pleinement la carte de la modernité, tout en mettant en valeur les fondamentaux de la viticulture…

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…

Atelier de poterie du Vigneret
Clay

Atelier de poterie du Vigneret

Châteaurenard

Création d'objets pour la table (vaisselle), de décoration (lampes...), objets sur commande. Poterie en terre en feu pour cuisson au feu de bois. Visite de l'atelier sur rendez-vous. Cours de poterie à la carte, ponctuels, séance de découverte d'1h30 (15EUR).

Théâtre Pécout Espace Culturel et Festif de l'Etoile
Theater

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....

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…

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…

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…

Sculpteur de pierre
Craftsman

Sculpteur de pierre

Noves

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Inspirations

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