Histoire d'une Cité Maraîchère

Châteaurenard - Guided tour

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 Durance ont permis à cette région agricole de devenir l’une des principales régions de production maraîchère de France. Visite du chemin « Entre deux eaux », du centre ancien, du musée des outils agraires et des traditions.
Rendez-vous devant l'Office de Tourisme, un quart d'heure avant le début de la visite.

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  • Public car park

Information provided byOT Châteaurenard

  • Organiser

    Office de Tourisme de Châteaurenard

    20 cours Carnot
    13160 Châteaurenard

  • Transport means

    On foot

  • Duration

    1 to 2hrs

  • Guide

    Guide

  • Tour language

    English, French

  • Phone

    • 04 90 24 25 50
  • Fax

    04 90 24 25 52

  • Website

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  4. Mme Sigrun Getto

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Where to stay

Sur La Place
Holiday rental

Sur La Place

Noves

Apartment in a House overlooking a quiet and clear, but shaded square.

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.

Aigue Marine
Holiday rental

Aigue Marine

Eyragues

Elise et gerard ont le plaisir de vous accuellir sur les hauteurs d'Eyragues, face à la montagnette, dans une maison neuve avec piscine 5x11, bordée d'un jardin fleuri.

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 Tuilerie
Holiday rental

La Tuilerie

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,…

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

L'Escoundu
Holiday rental

L'Escoundu

Rognonas

Lovely renovated Provencal farmhouse on a garden of 3000 sq.m., adjoining the owners'residence, located in the village between the Alpilles and Durance, at the doors to the papal city of Avignon. Ground floor : living-room, TV. Kitchen. Microwave. Washing-machine. Dishwasher. WC. First floor : 1…

La Maison de Lili
B&B

La Maison de Lili

Châteaurenard

Big bedroom, small living room for 1 couple in a country villa. Adjoining bathroom. Fridge, coffee maker, toaster, kettle, microwave. Patio, deck chairs, swimming pool with time slots (morning until 1pm and from 5 to 9 PM). Separate entrance from host's. Bikes can be lent.

L' Oustaou De Poupaille
Holiday rental

L' Oustaou De Poupaille

Noves

Provençal house next to hosts' home in the countryside in the heart of an orchard. Living room. Equipped kitchen (freezer) 3 bedrooms with 3 double beds and 2 single beds. Each has its own bathroom and toilet. Terrace with furniture and barbecue. Sheets provided. Located 12 km from Avignon and…

Things to do

EURL Michel Tessier
Craftsman

EURL Michel Tessier

Châteaurenard

Création et ventes d'objets de décoration en inox brossé. Thèmes : Provence, Camargue, contemporain

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.

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…

Pâtisserie Chocolaterie Hawecker
Delicacies

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…

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…

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…

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 (15€).

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…

Le Mas des Chèvres
Cheese

Le Mas des Chèvres

Châteaurenard

Production et vente de fromages de chèvre et de produits laitiers au lait de chèvre (faisselles et fromages blancs). Vente sur le marché des producteurs au MIN (Châteaurenard) le samedi matin d’avril à octobre, puis sur le marché de la Crau de Châteaurenard de février à fin mars et en…

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…

LE PRE GOURMAND
Food guide restaurant

LE PRE GOURMAND

Eyragues

It was quite a challenge setting up in the middle of a field! But Christine Fare and Patrick Léonce did it, transforming the ancient family-owned sheepfold into a contemporary-style restaurant set under a cedar timber frame. Christine Fare takes care of the service while Patrick Léonce works…

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 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…

Inspirations

Tradition

Christmas in Provence and 'Santon' Figurines

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Lifestyle

The 'OM'

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Art de vivre

The Cagole

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