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

La Bastide Des Loups
Holiday rental

La Bastide Des Loups

Châteaurenard

En retrait de la route, la Bastide des Loups est implantée sur un terrain de 3000 m2, avec piscine au sel de 4,5x12. Appartement de 70 m2 situé à l'étage d'une villa. Terrasse 30 m2, vue sur jardin & piscine. 2 ch avec lit 160 + sdb privée avec accès à la terrasse 1 ch lit jumeaux.…

Studio piscine St Anne
B&B

Studio piscine St Anne

Châteaurenard

Studio jouxtant la maison du propriétaire. 1 GL et 1 petit superposé. Piscine à partager avec le propriétaire, transats. Cour. Parking privé.

Sud
Holiday rental

Sud

Noves

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

Mas Max
B&B

Mas Max

Châteaurenard

2 double bedrooms in the countryside, 2.5 h of grounds in a beautiful and very quiet environment. Refrigerator, lounge adjoining each bedroom. Covered outdoor patio. Very hearty breakfasts. Heated swimming pool. TV

La Maison De Nais
Holiday rental

La Maison De Nais

Noves

Maison mitoyenne. Séjour/coin cuisine. Télévision, DVD. Lave-linge privé, Lave-vaisselle. Chambre Indépendante : 1 lit de 140cm, Dans le séjour : canapé convertible 140x190. Terrasse. Salon de jardin. Jardin, Commun, Ombrag', Clos. Piscine commune. Stationnement privé.

SCI Caylaf
B&B

SCI Caylaf

Châteaurenard

Situé au calme, dans le cœur de la zone agricole de La Crau de Châteaurenard, Aurélie & Pascal ont fait de leur Mas une surprenante demeure de charme. La partie principale de la maison est chauffée au bois et l'eau est chauffée au solaire. Le mas est bâti avec les matériaux de la région…

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…

Mme Sigrun Getto
B&B

Mme Sigrun Getto

Châteaurenard

1 guest bedroom with a double bed (1.80m) and private bathroom. Adjoining bedroom with 140cm bed and a sofa bed. Possibility of TV, cassette/radio/CD player. Fridge. Library. Bikes can be lent.

Mas Moulin
Holiday rental

Mas Moulin

Châteaurenard

Mas mitoyen en campagne. Rez-de-chaussée : grand séjour, grande cuisine toute équipée, 1 chambre avec GL, une salle d'eau avec wc, grand cellier. Etage : 2 grandes chambres avec GL, dortoir avec 6 lits simples, salle d'eau et wc séparés. Piscine hors sol, salon de jardin, table de…

Things to do

Eglise Saint Baudile
Monument

Eglise Saint Baudile

Noves

The present church is known to be built on the site of a Roman place of worship. The first Christian chapel was built there in the 10th century. All that remains of the 12th century Romanesque church is the semi-circular apse, followed by a window surmounted by a cupola which supports a bell…

Cellier du Castel
Wines

Cellier du Castel

Châteaurenard

Tous vins de France, champagnes, spiritueux, idées de cadeaux, personnalisation de bouteilles, stages d'initiation à la dégustation de vin, sur rendez-vous. Vente en ligne

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…

Crèche géante
Museum

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…

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…

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…

Histoire d'une Cité Maraîchère
Guided tour

Histoire d'une Cité Maraîchère

Châteaurenard

Longtemps place forte de surveillance de la vallée de la Durance, Châteaurenard, de sa colline, surplombe une vallée fertile annonçant les plaines du Comtat et d’Avignon. L"historien" de la ville propose d’expliquer comment l’abondance de l’eau et les terres riches des limons de la…

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…

Where to eat

Le Mas de l'Echanson
Cuisine de Provence

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…

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 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 Central
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Le Central

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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…

Inspirations

Terroir

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Marcel Pagnol

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The Cagole

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