Discover Le Beaucet, fortified town of Provence
Fortress city on its rocky peak, enclosed in its ramparts.
Visit the typical villages of Provence during your stay at Château La Roque, a luxury B&B installed in a medieval castle recognized Historic Heritage in 2015.
Le Beaucet is part of thesepicturesque villages of Provence, perched on the hillside and dominated by their castle.
Le Beaucet, charming and authentic village of Provence
Le Beaucet is typical of a fortress town: built on an outcrop and protected by ramparts, monumental gates and a fortified castle (ruins).
Do not hesitate to take the time to visit the village and its little streets, the ruins of the fortified castle and its stairway carved out of the rock, the 12th century church, the Romanesque chapels of the hamlet of Saint Gens and the cave houses.
If you have a craving, stop by the Bistrot du Beaucet. Andréa will offer you her simple but tasty dishes on the terrace… Warm welcome. Say you’re from Chantal and Jean at Château La Roque . tel : +33 4 90 11 77 02 – Route de la Bastide, 84210 Le Beaucet.
Forget the car… leave Château La Roque on foot, by bike or on horseback!
The hiking trails around the castle:
Forget your car in the parking lot! Numerous footpaths criss-cross the hills around Château La Roque and offer you the discovery of this land of forests, scrublands, olive and cherry fields. Through the woods in the direction of Le Beaucet, you will discover the bories, the terrace gardens and their stone walls. This magnificent traditional architecture in dry stone is a real open-air museum. Outside of any tourist affluence the fauna is abundant and the flora is fragrant and superb in all seasons. To choose your circuits, a guide: ” Les monts de Vaucluse …à pied “. TopoGuides – In all cases, Chantal and Jean Tomasino at Château La Roquewill provide advice and maps. You can also consult the following site: http://www.provenceguide.com
For horse lovers, experienced or beginners, young and old alike, the Monts du Ventoux and the Luberon offer you splendid landscapes. –
La Ferme Équestre La Capeirone – 267 Chemin de l’Isle, 84210 Pernes-les-Fontaines -06 30 35 27 34 – www.lacapeirone.e-monsite.com
Bike rides from the castle:
A bicycle is ideal for enjoying the varied landscapes of the Comtat plain, following the Carpentras canal, exploring the historic towns of Pernes les Fontaines, Carpentras and Saint Didier, and discovering the Romanesque chapels in the countryside.
You can leave your bike safely at the castle. But you can also have a bike delivered to the castle. Luberon Biking – 90 Chemin du stade 84740 Velleron – Tel: +33 (0)4 9090 14 62 offers you a big choice of bike rentals (including electrically assisted ones). Upon reserving, they can be delivered to Château La Roque. -–http://luberon-biking.fr- Choose a marked circuit or plan your own by consulting: www.provence-a-velo.fr