Buis-les-Baronnies

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TownBuis-les-Baronnies
Insee code26063
Postcode26170
Latitude44.2761860
Longitude5.2741300
AltitudeFrom 319 to 1080 meters
Surface33.74 km²
Population2357 inhabitants
Density69 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelLa Roche-sur-le-Buis at 3 km
Chief townValence (at 133 km, 102 min)Eygaliers at 4.1 km
DepartmentDrômeLa Penne-sur-l'Ouvèze at 4.4 km
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

  • A little history ...
  • It is said that the village was born around a large box, adjacent to a source. The city does not appear in the text at the beginning of the 13th century, when it became the capital of the powerful lordship of Mévouillon. Attached to the Dauphine in 1317 and the crown of France in 1349, it has been weakened Wars of Religion.
  • City Market and lawyers, it will remain relatively prosperous until the Revolution during which it will lose its judicial and administrative powers.
  • Today Buis-les-Baronnies is a thriving village whose activity is strongly linked to its agricultural identity, but tourism based economic development ...
  • A little geography ...
  • Buis-les-Baronnies is the chief town of Canton, which brings together 21 towns, it hosts nearly 2400 inhabitants.
  • With an average altitude of 500 m, the country has a dry, temperate climate favorable to tree crops and herbs, making this region one of the capitals of the production, distillation and processing its natural resources.

SIGHTSEEING

  • Activities: Many hikes from Buis, mountain bike, climbing school, swimming, equestrian centers, cinema, library, sports field (tennis courts, skate park, city stadium) ...
  • Tour: Museum of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Oil Mill of communal well, Ursuline Convent (exhibitions of artists), many artists' studios ...
  • Sights: Old Town and arcades, Mont St Julien (via ferrata and climbing), Chapel of St. Trophimus Gorges Ubrieux, Col d'Ey ...
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Buis-les-Baronnies
Natural sitesPass of Ey

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The Olive Oil in party: 3rd Sunday of January.
  • Trail of Drôme: 3rd Sunday of April.
  • Buicyclette (raid VTT for all): 1st Sunday of May.
  • Lime in baronies: the third Saturday in July.
  • Theatre Festival: June and July.
  • Serenades in baronies (classical music festival): 3rd week of July.
  • Feast of St Lawrence (5 days of carnival) around August 10.
  • Festival of Jazz: mid-August.
  • Flutes baronies late August.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The beautiful region regorges baronies impressive natural sites and picturesque villages perched ...

There is to see and do in the area ...

  • Malaucčne: Ascent of Mount Ventoux.
  • Pierrelongue: Church on a rock and a museum of sacred art.
  • La Roche-sur-le-Buis: Musée d'art, agriculture and Popular Traditions.
  • Montbrun-les-Bains: Spa Valvital old city.
  • Bénivay-Ollon Chapelle Saint-Jean.
  • Mollans-sur-Ouvèze: Old town, castle, fountain, chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, oil mill.
  • Aulan: Castle Suarez Aulan 17th century.
  • Mévouillon: Schools paragliders.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Two-seat paraglider flight in Provençale Drôme Sports sensationsFrom 70 € to 120 €Mévouillon (15.7 km)
Visit a lavender distilleryLocal flavoursFreeSault (22 km)

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Rocher Saint-Julien and Mont VentouxRocher Saint-Julien and Mont Ventoux
  

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WEATHER

Wednesday 20 August
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Min. 12°C - Max. 28°C
Thursday 21 August
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Min. 10°C - Max. 25°C
Friday 22 August
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Min. 6°C - Max. 22°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Moulin à Huile  
9.5
Vaison-la-Romaine
Twelfth century - a gourmet kitchen and an oil mill for part of the twelfth century ... Welcome to Oil Mill in Vaison-la-Romaine! Vaults and stone - It is in the center of Vaison-la-Romaine...
Located 16.4 km from Buis-les-Baronnies78 € per person 
Mediterranean restaurantLe Bateleur  
9.5
Vaison-la-Romaine
Share an exceptional culinary commits to certain golden rules: sumptuous and neat, service impeccable and jovial, excellent cuisine and inventive. You will find all these ingredients...
Located 16.4 km from Buis-les-Baronnies38 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Oustau de la Font  
10
Reilhanette
L'Oustau de la Font is a restaurant and wine bar ... The dishes are prepared with the finest ingredients from local producers when possible. You can enjoy on the terrace as well as...
Located 17.4 km from Buis-les-Baronnies27 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLa Fontaine Bleue    
9.7
Buis-les-Baronnies
In the heart of the newly created Baronnies Regional Park. Typical Provencal village house - all the charm of the18th century with the comfort of the 21st. We have two extremely comfortable...
Located in Buis-les-BaronniesFrom 72 € to 77 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLa serenade  
Buis-les-Baronnies
Our house is situated in the heart of the baronnies, beautiful mountains in Drôme Provençale. It is peacefully situated at the edge of the village of. buis les baronnies. And is 25...
Located in Buis-les-Baronnies80 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsMadame lortet 'la j-g-davlae '    
9.5
Vercoiran
Near Buis les Baronies Drôme Provençal 700 m. D altitude, in apricot on hiking trails and equestrian swimming, river cottages on south-facing terrace, great views, complete calm.
Located 5.6 km from Buis-les-Baronnies50 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsLes Hauts du Menon  
9.1
La Roche-sur-le-Buis
25 km from Nyons, 150 km from the sea, 50 km from the slopes, 7 km from shops see the map. Flat in a house for 4 to 5 people 35 m²(377 sqft), Garden 10000 m²(27 acres), 3 room(s), 2...
Located 5.7 km from Buis-les-BaronniesFrom 250 € to 400 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsGite de l'auriouze  
9.2
Vercoiran
Independent rental farm located in Provence. Peaceful overlooking the mountains, leaving paths for hiking and biking directly from the cottage. Fully equipped with nine rental with...
Located 6 km from Buis-les-BaronniesFrom 350 € to 450 € per week 
House for 5 personsLa Maison des Rêves
Bésignan
Holiday rentals in Drôme Provence. Stone house in the country with pool heated to 28 degrees. In a small village in the heart of baronies formed by the four main valleys, that of Ennuye,...
Located 6.4 km from Buis-les-BaronniesFrom 500 € to 1250 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
82 places over 10 haFlower Camping les Ramieres****    
8.1
Sahune
The camping Les Ramières welcomes you in an exceptional setting to enjoy your holiday in the heart of the Drôme Provençale. Pitches ' grand confort' and modern mobile homes are arranged...
Located 14.1 km from Buis-les-BaronniesFrom 17 € to 30.90 € per day 
80 places over 2 haCamping Le Pastory    
9
Bédoin
Herman and his team welcome you in Provence, surrounded by lavender fields and vineyards of Mont Ventoux, the Luberon. The campsite offers a superb view of the 'Mont Ventoux', 10 'from...
Located 17.9 km from Buis-les-Baronnies 
49 places over 1,8 haCamping des Favards  
Violès
Located in the heart of a vineyard. Two siting 100 m ² and 200 m ². Great bbq area available for free.
Located 30 km from Buis-les-BaronniesFrom 13.35 € to 17.75 € per day 

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HOTELS

Les Arcades Le Lion D'or - Hotel in Buis-les-BaronniesLes Arcades Le Lion D'or     
9.1
Buis-les-Baronnies
Built in 1661 this exquisite residence is located on the famous 15th century arcades in the heart of the listed, historic village of Buis les Baronnies. Each of the 15 spacious rooms...
Located in Buis-les-BaronniesRoom from 71 €
Sous l'Olivier - Hotel in Buis-les-BaronniesSous l'Olivier     
8
Buis-les-Baronnies
Located at the foot of the Mont-Ventoux, discover the typical Provençal village Buis-les-Baronnies which is surrounded by lavender, thyme, rosemary, limes and olive-trees. Air-conditioned...
Located in Buis-les-BaronniesRoom from 73 €
Le Cloître des Dominicains - Hotel in Buis-les-BaronniesLe Cloître des Dominicains 
Buis-les-Baronnies
Set in a cloister dating from the 16th century, Le Cloître des Dominicains is located in the heart of the village of Buis-les-Baronnies. It offers an outdoor swimming-pool. Free WiFi...
Located in Buis-les-BaronniesRoom from 34 €

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Hotel De France
Hotel de France is located in the heart of Valence, 450 metres from the Saint-Apollinaire Cathedral. It offers contemporary accommodation with free Wi-Fi...
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