village of barbentane

7 km from Aramon and Boulbon, 10 km from Avignon

Altitude: 40 m
Population: 3861

At the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Durance, and the confines of three départements, Barbentane is notably famed for its 28m-high tower. The tour Anglica dates back to the episcopal castle around which the village was originally developed. You can also visit the 12th century Romanesque church and the 17th century castle of Barbentane, property of the Marquis de Barbentane. The surrounding nature is also beautiful here, with the Montagnette offering numerous trails, ideal for walks and mountain bike itineraries.

steet barbentane   church barbentane
towel barbentane   town hall barbentane

What to see, what to visit: Saint Michel de Frigolet (a monastery belonging to the Order of the Prémontés) and its surrounding forests of pines, Nîmes, Tarascon, Arles, Avignon, Saint Rémy de Provence.
Recommended activities: horse riding and walks, mountain biking, cyclo-touring.

mill of barbentane

Provencal market: Sathurday morning.
Festivities: Fair of Saint-Luc mid October, Fête de la Saint-Jean in June. Votive festival and funfair on the last Sunday in August. Midnight mass with offerings of a lamb. Folk dance and music group. Exhibition of drawings during the second fortnight in June.