Les Beaux Chênes

Out and About

 

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Les Beaux Chenes is in the Commune of Pont de Barret and is located just 4 kms away from this beautiful historic village, which boasts a Roman church and bridge, as well as some interesting architecture. The river Roubion runs through and is an ideal spot for swimming and bathing. There are lots of mountain walks from the village.

The village has many amenities, including 3 excellent restaurants, a friendly bar which is open from early until late, a Boulangerie, a Wine Cave and a Post Office.

It is a truly beautiful, listed, historic village, which is full of life, where artisans, farmers and artists, live side by side.

There is an excellent weekly market, from April until October, where you can enjoy local produce and taste local wines. Local markets can be found at nearby towns throughout the year.

There are many historic villages and sites to explore nearby or a little further away. The beautiful historic towns of Montelimar, Dieulefit and Crest are each 25 minutes away. The historic city of Valence is 50 minutes to the North, whilst Orange is 50 minutes South and Avignon, just over an hour. Nimes is 1.30 minutes South West. Lyon is 2 hours to the North and Marseille, 2 hours South. The Camargue is 2 hours away. The nearest ski stations are 1.30 hours East.

Stay with us and benefit from the beautiful, peaceful Drome-Provencale landscape, with lavender, sunflowers and mountains nearby, beautiful sunsets and starry nights, wonderful Cote Du Rhone wines and delicious local produce.

The area is great for those who are seeking an active holiday or simply to relax. It is wonderful for nature lovers, birdwatchers and artists, as well as motorcycle and car enthusiasts. A marvellous place for those with an interest in food, wine, art and history, with Roman and medieval architecture and castles nearby.

Les Beaux Chenes, at Pont de Barret, in La Drome-Provencale, really is a hidden jewel and has something to offer anyone wishing to explore a largely undiscovered haven, in Southern France.