village of courthézon

3 km from Jonquières, 6 km from Bédarrides, 10 km from Orange, Travaillan, 12 km from Vacqueyras, from Althen des paluds, Sérignan du Comtat

GPS : Longitude : 4.885833 E - Latitude : 44.089443 N
Altitude : 56 m
Population : 3979

Courthézon is located between Carpentras and l'Isle sur la Sorgue; built in a circular shape, and surrounded by a boulevard, Courthézon lies in the beautiful fertile Ouvèze plain, an area where vines and smallholdings stretch out side by side. Renowned as the 'village of furniture', Courthézon's many furniture manufacturers and craftsmen will be delighted to share their passion and know-how with you. It is also one of the very rare villages to boast four castles, testimony to the prestige of its past. As you meander through Courthézon's narrow streets you will admire a number of superb ancient stone residences.

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What to see, what to visit: late 15th century remodelled church, neo-Gothic burial chapel of the castle of Causans, the oratory of the Sacré-Cœur from 1876, the oratory of Saint-Damien (1888), the 18th century castle of Malijay, the 16th century castle of Beauregard (remodelled in the 17th and 19th centuries), the attractive 19th century bridge, by the castle of Beauregard…
Recommended activities: walking, mountain biking, cyclo-touring

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Provencal market : Friday morning. Festivities : Kermesse (charity fête) in late June. Patron saint's festival on the Sunday following the 14th of July. Fête de la Souche in June with a traditional Provençal procession as well as dancing.