village of jonquières lane of jonquières

3 km from Courthézon, 8 km de Violès, 8 km from Orange, 10 km from Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 13 km from Gigondas, 14 km from Cairanne

GPS : Longitude : 4.900278 E - Latitude : 44.115833 N
Altitude : 56 m
Population : 3979

A circular-shaped village surrounded by a boulevard, Jonquières is one of the very rare villages to boast four castles, testimony to the prestige of its past. As you meander through its narrow streets you will chance upon a number of superb ancient stone residences. Located in the beautiful fertile Ouvèze plain, this is an area where vines and smallholdings exist side by side. Renowned as the village of furniture's, Jonquière's many furniture manufacturers and tradesmen here will be delighted to share their passion and know-how with you.

old gate of jonquières
arch lane jonquières

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-Coeur from 1876, the oratory of Saint-Damien (1888). 18th century castle of Malijay, 16th century castle of Beauregard (remodelled in the 17th and 19th century), attractive 19th century bridge, by the castle of Beauregard…
Recommended activities: walking, mountain biking, cyclo-touring

Provencal market : sunday morning. Festivities : Festival on the first Sunday in September, Festival of Saint-Marc on 1st of May. Concerts at the castle of Malijay. Invention and innovation fair on the first weekend in September. Annual Arts & Crafts and second hand fa