Welcome to Roquebrune-sur-Argens
The village of Roquebrune-sur-Argens is divided into 3 districts: the village, the Issambres (beachfront) and the Bouverie (north of the town). Each neighborhood contributes to the richness of the landscape between sea and land. The peculiarity of the town is to be located at the bottom of an imposing massif: the rock of Roquebrune.
Story of Roquebrune-sur-Argens
From the prehistoric caves of the Bouverie to the Gallo-Roman remains of the Issambres, Roquebrune-sur-Argens will show you many traces of a rich past. In the millennial village, the charm of the narrow streets, the 16th century porticoes, the castrum, the medieval chapels and the church of Saint Pierre-Saint Paul, evoke the life of the old days. Do not miss the House of the heritage wicj has a real cooler from the seventeenth century.
The cultural heritage of Roquebrune
Art of living: rich in colors and flavors, sun-drenched, the local products exude their perfumes and their aromas on the stalls of the markets. They testify to the authentic agricultural and culinary heritage of the town. Orchids, honey and provence wines, olives, cheeses and nougats: many producers share with you their knowledge and their respect for traditional methods. Let yourself be tempted, and come taste our products during a guided tour!
The natural heritage of Roquebrune-sur-Argens
It is in the diversity of the landscapes that the amateurs of large spaces and green tourism will be able to discover by walking or biking, many marked trails. To discover the forest in a different way, guided nature walks are offered all year round by the Tourist Office. Athletes can practive many activities, including golf and tennis. By the sea, the Issambres, maritime window of Roquebrune-sur-Argens, extend on 8 km of creeks and beaches of fine sand. All the pleasures of the sea are combined: sailing, scuba diving, water skiing, jet skiing, thalassotherapy or simply "idleness". The coastal path runs along the creeks. The municipal sailing center offers various options for all (courses, rentals ...).
The village of Roquebrune-sur-ArgensOnce upon a time, there was a medieval village... Discover the history of this surprising thousand-year-old city overhung by its Rock. Everything begins around the year 1000, around a fortified position: the Castrum. Later, the village grows with the "Rue des Portiques", picturesque arcaded houses located next to the elegant belfry and the large parish church.
District of la Bouverie
La Bouverie takes its name from the Provencal "bouvariè" meaning "barn", the only construction present when the place was discovered. Located north of Roquebrune-sur-Argens, in a natural setting, it is a privileged place of discovery and leisure.
Between umbrella pines and eucalyptus, you'll discover the forest of Palayson. Many hiking trails are waiting for you. It only remains for you to choose ... equestrian or pedestrian hike? A little further, you arrive at the Blavet Canyons, natural border with the town of Bagnols en Forêt, a favorite place for climbing enthusiasts ...
La Bouverie is also a palette of landscapes between red rocks and green hillsides. At the turn of a bend, the wooded atmosphere gives way to a panorama of Provencal wines where bunches full of sunshine carry the promise of excellent local wines.