Office de Tourisme de Châteaurenard
Châteaurenard - Tourist office
At the foot of the hill and its majestic castle, Châteaurenard, a "market gardening town", houses its 15,000 inhabitants, while retaining the friendliness and tranquillity of a small Provençal town. Also, it is an ideal holiday resort in the heart Provence.
Châteaurenard cultivates history!
History is carved in capital letters into the stones of the 13th and 15th century feudal castle, ancient fortress of the Counts of Provence, or drawn into the grooves of the market gardening landscape. From its towers, it offers a panoramic view of the Arles Provençal land. Visitors can admire the Durance valley, the Popes' city and the Ventoux, Alpilles and Luberon mountains.
Its wealth today comes from working the land and knowledge of ancient irrigation. In an effort to preserve its heritage, the Agrarian Tools Museum shares this rural heritage.
History is magnified by authentic traditional festivals that punctuate the seasons. The Christmas Market and the Santons Fair animate the beginning of winter. Florissim'art, the flower and arts market, celebrates the return of spring. Different bullfighting events from spring to autumn satisfy both discerning aficionados and curious neophytes. From July to September, carts pulled by 60 horses symbolise the living heritage and traditions of Châteaurenard.
In addition to quality accommodation at the gateway of the major Provençal tourist sites, such as Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Arles and Marseilles, Châteaurenard offers many activities including walks, horse-drawn carriage rides, a swimming pool, tennis courts, other sports fields, outdoor activities including a trial mountain biking area, fitness trails and orienteering.
- Pets allowed
- Accessible for disabled
- Public car park
Information provided by OT Terre de Provence
20 cours Carnot
- 04 90 24 25 50
Where to stay
Mas des Princes
The gite Mas des Princes (Princes' Farmhouse) is a rental with a lot of character, with high qualitaty decoration and materials, on an old farm. It offers a private terrace and a large closed private garden landscaped and planted with local species. Discover on the small slates scattered in the…
Le Pré Gourmand
Entre Alpilles et Luberon à 5 minutes de Saint Rémy de Provence à proximité des plus beaux sites de la région, le Pré Gourmand vous propose en 2018 de séjourner dans une des 4 chambres d'hôtes aux couleurs authentiques de la Provence, dans une atmosphère élégante et chaleureuse entre…
Domaine exceptionnel de 5 ha, en campagne, maison indépendante, cheminée, piscine clôturée, terrasse 45 m2, BB, table chaise en tek, parking. Draps, serviette de bain et piscine, ménage à la fin de séjour inclus. Choix du gr lit double ou 2 lits simple pour chaque chambre. Jeu pour…
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.
On a beautiful property of 3000 sqm fully fenced, hidden in the pines on the heights of Noves, two cottages, le Listaou and le Tillo .The Tillo Cottage , is storey, adjacent to the terrace of M.MORCILLO. Entrance through the terrace (50 m²) is shaded with a small garden, directly in the…
Things to do
Eglise Saint Baudile
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…
Pâtisserie Chocolaterie Hawecker
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…
Musée des outils agraires
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 Mas des Chèvres
Production et vente de fromages de chèvre et de produits laitiers au lait de chèvre (faisselles, fromages blancs et fromages fouettés " type brousse "). Vente sur le marché des producteurs au MIN (Châteaurenard) le samedi matin d'avril à octobre, et de février à novembre sur le marché de…
Where to eat
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…
Auberge de 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 PRE GOURMAND
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 Carré Noir
Le Carré Noir vous propose une cuisine simple avec des produits de qualité. Dans une ambiance moderne et chaleureuse,découvrez ce lieu unique à 10 minutes d'Avignon, au coeur du village de Rognonas ! Vous aurez le choix : la salle, confortable et accueillante, avec vue sur la cuisine ouverte…
Le Mas de l'Echanson
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…
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