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

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

Located in Terre de Provence between Avignon and the Alpilles, Noves, village known Laure sung by Petrarch, offers an ancient center, monuments, colorful festivals to eyes, numerous fountains the soft murmur and a lifestyle that many adopt.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude43.8772320 (N 43° 52’ 38”)
Longitude4.9020650 (E 4° 54’ 7”)
AltitudeFrom 32m to 105m
Surface area27.92 km²
Population5836 inhabitants
Density209 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMarseille (88 km, 52 min)
Insee code13066
IntercommunalityCA Terre de Provence
RegionProvence-Alps-French Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

Cabannes4.8 km (8 min)
Châteaurenard5.2 km (11 min)
Saint-Andiol6.4 km (8 min)
Verquières6.4 km (9 min)
Caumont-sur-Durance6.6 km (11 min)
Eyragues7.5 km (12 min)
Montfavet9.6 km (14 min)
Rognonas9.7 km (15 min)
Mollégès9.8 km (14 min)
Morières-lès-Avignon9.9 km (15 min)
Châteauneuf-de-Gadagne11.6 km (17 min)
Plan-d'Orgon11.8 km (13 min)
Jonquerettes12.2 km (18 min)
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence13.9 km (16 min)
Le Thor14.3 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

In addition to the many activities and activities offered through the many associations of the village, you can also find a 12th century church listed historical monument, well maintained walls, and the old village.

A discovery trail of the old center exists in paper version and audio guides in French, Italian, German and English are also provided. A 12 km hiking and cycling circuit and a 19 km cycling circuit are available at the Tourist Office.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Garage sales, feria of Pitchoun's, festival Polar (October) Charrette Saint-Eloi (first weekend in June), Cart St. Roch (first of September in the weekend Paluds), Camargue races, town festivals (around August 15 to Paluds and last weekend of August in Noves), France championship Weightlifting, outdoor festivals (music, theater, dance, cinema...). There is something for every taste !

Caval Show-Equestrian Show


The town hall
The town hall
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The door Aurose
The door Aurose
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The square
The square
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View of the church side with the war memorial
View of the church side with the war memorial
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Coat of Noves
Coat of Noves
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Monday 2 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 29°C
Tuesday 3 august
Min. 15°C - Max. 30°C
Wednesday 4 august
Min. 19°C - Max. 27°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

A Noves you are up to 1 hour from all major sites in the region: Avignon, Luberon, Gordes, Arles, the Alpilles, the Camargue, the Pont du Gard, Marseille, Aix-en-Provence ...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Shopping at an artisanal nougat factory in Provence
Local flavoursFreeCaumont-sur-Durance (5.7 km)
Guided visit of Avignon and Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes)
Culture and education30 € Avignon (11.1 km)
Provençal Excursion: Discover the lavender fields and the hilltop villages
Entertainment115 € Avignon (11.3 km)
Discover the villages of Luberon and its markets and visit the Lavender museum
Entertainment65 € Avignon (11.3 km)
Autogyro microlight discovery flight over the Ventoux
Sports sensations69 € to 199 € Pernes-les-Fontaines (22 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From the Spring to the Venice of Provence
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (13.1 km)
Source of the Boulon, Baude Rocks
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (17.2 km)
Robion - Maubec
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (17.2 km)
Fountains of Pernes
Village visitEasy2h00Pernes-les-Fontaines (18.3 km)
Beaumes Rouges Path
HikeEasy2h30Fontaine-de-Vaucluse (18.7 km)


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Vacation rentals



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