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Châteaurenard - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bouches-du-Rhône

Between Alpilles and Durance, nestles at the foot of the hill and its feudal towers, Châteaurenard, the "city gardening.

A story in capital letters carved in the rock at the castle of the 12th and 15th centuries, the ancient fortress of the Counts of Provence, or drawn into the grooves of the landscape gardener. A story also magnified by authentic traditional festivals which are celebrated as the carts boughs from the past that now forgotten trades through a day in the old way. " Over thirty holidays and are identified only on summer! Midway between Saint-Rémy and Avignon, Châteaurenard is close to tourist sites but has kept all the friendliness and peacefulness of a small Provencal town. Also, Châteaurenard is it a privileged holiday resort in the heart of Provence.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude43.8820059 (N 43° 52’ 55”)
Longitude4.8556850 (E 4° 51’ 20”)
AltitudeFrom 15m to 110m
Surface area34.95 km²
Population16122 inhabitants
Density461 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMarseille (93 km, 59 min)
Insee code13027
IntercommunalityCA Rhône Alpilles Durance
RegionProvence-Alps-French Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

Noves5.2 km (11 min)
Eyragues5.3 km (9 min)
Rognonas5.4 km (11 min)
Caumont-sur-Durance9.4 km (13 min)
Graveson10 km (13 min)
Maillane10.1 km (14 min)
Cabannes10.2 km (13 min)
Avignon11 km (21 min)
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence11.7 km (16 min)
Barbentane12.1 km (17 min)
Verquières12.3 km (16 min)
Saint-Andiol12.4 km (14 min)
Montfavet13 km (18 min)
Morières-lès-Avignon13.8 km (20 min)
Châteauneuf-de-Gadagne15 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities


Castle of the Counts of Provence
Castle of the Counts of Provence
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former Centre
former Centre
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Museum of agricultural tools and traditions
Museum of agricultural tools and traditions
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Way between 2 waters
Way between 2 waters
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Charrette de la Madeleine
Charrette de la Madeleine
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La Madeleine: horse harnessed to the Saracen fashion
La Madeleine: horse harnessed to the Saracen fashion
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Charrrette of St Eloi
Charrrette of St Eloi
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Feast of St Omer
Feast of St Omer
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Tuesday 17 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 24°C
Wednesday 18 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 25°C
Thursday 19 october
Min. 15°C - Max. 24°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby


Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Private Guided Walking Tour of Avignon – 3 hours
Culture and education52 € Avignon (8.5 km)
Private Guided Walking Tour of Avignon – 4 hours
Culture and education61 € Avignon (8.5 km)
Guided tour by electric bike
Entertainment28 € to 179 € Avignon (8.8 km)
Canoeing in the Gardon Gorges
Sports sensations12 € to 23 € Collias (31 km)
Relax at a private Spa with garden and pool
Well-being110 € to 450 € Uzès (37 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From the Spring to the Venice of Provence
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (16.5 km)
Fountains of Pernes
Village visitEasy2h00Pernes-les-Fontaines (21 km)
Source of the Boulon, Baude Rocks
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (21 km)
Robion - Maubec
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (21 km)
Beaumes Rouges Path
HikeEasy2h30Fontaine-de-Vaucluse (22 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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