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
    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

  1. La Bastide Des Loups

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  2. Une chambre dans un jardin

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  3. La Sousto

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  4. Laure De Noves

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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.…

Campagne Camoin
Holiday rental

Campagne Camoin

Châteaurenard

Country house for rent. Walks, equestrian centre, activities nearby. Fitted kitchen Dining room 3 bedrooms Laundry. Linen rental Above ground teak pool 5.60 x 3.6 Private courtyard barbecue and pizza oven Shaded terrace Dishwasher Washing machine. Private parking.

Les Oliviers
Holiday rental

Les Oliviers

Noves

Domaine exceptionnel de 5 ha, en campagne, maison indépendante, cheminée, piscine clôturée, terrasse 45 m2, BB, tbl chs en tek, parking. Draps, serv de bain et piscine, ménage à la fin de séjour inclus. Choix du gr lit db ou 2 lits smp pour chaque chb. Jeu pour enfants: trampoline,…

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…

Onisflor
Holiday rental

Onisflor

Eyragues

Apartment surrounded by olive groves. Located on the owners' property in the heart of the Alpilles mountains. Living room with 2-person sofabed. Fully equipped kitchen. Bedroom with 2 single beds. Washroom. Separate toilets. Air conditioning. Terrace with patio furniture. Access to owners' pool.

Laure De Noves
Holiday rental

Laure De Noves

Noves

At the heart of a Provençal village, 12 km from St Remy de Provence and Avignon. In a village house, renovated 40 m² apartment on the 1st floor. Shared entrance with another rental (on the 2nd floor) by an interior spiral staircase. Room / kitchen corner (microwave), with a double sofa bed and…

Le nid de la Huppe
B&B

Le nid de la Huppe

Noves

"Le Nid de la Huppe vous propose un logement de charme pour deux ( ou trois ) personnes doté de tout le confort souhaité dans une ambiance bohème-chic ! Du jardin , planté d'essences méditerranéennes , à la terrasse à l'ombre du figuier et à quelques pas de la piscine , vous serez…

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.

Sud
Holiday rental

Sud

Noves

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

Things to do

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…

Isabelle Schmitt
Craftsman

Isabelle Schmitt

Châteaurenard

Artiste inspirée par la paix humaniste, auteur compositeur, peintre plasticienne, écrivain poète, Isabelle crée des tableaux, des T-shirt, selon ses inspirations ou sur commande personnalisée. Toute sa créativité est au service de votre bien être. Pour des cadeaux originaux. Créations…

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.

L'accroc des toiles
Craftsman

L'accroc des toiles

Châteaurenard

Restauration de tableaux, création de dessins et peintures. S

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…

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…

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…

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…

Sculpteur de pierre
Craftsman

Sculpteur de pierre

Noves

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

Where to eat

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…

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
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…

Inspirations

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