Caseneuve


Caseneuve

Caseneuve is a charming, little medieval village, beautifully situated in the heart of Parc Natural Régional du Lubéron between the two mountain ranges, Plateau de Vaucluse and Montagne du Lubéron. Caseneuve lies on top of a little isolated cliff, east of Apt. Due to its scenic natural surroundings, a holiday in one of Provacances’ houses in Caseneuve offers good possibilities for sightseeing tours and all sorts of outdoor activities, including walking, cycling, climbing and rafting.


Caseneuve

Caseneuve is nothing but a small spot on the map, but the town has, however, lots of attractions.

It is a typically Provencal, medieval village with narrow streets, old stone houses, vaulted passages and old fortification walls. Some of the newer houses are integrated in the old fortification walls where there are three original towers. The town is dominated by the 11th century, impressive, well-restored château in Provencal-Roman style. Unfortunately the castle is privately owned and, for this reason, closed to the public. From the outside, however, one can admire the massive castle with its high towers and tall, white stone walls.
Landscape near Caseneuve

There are several good walking paths around the town.

One can also walk all the way to the sources sulfurieuse - some sulphurous wells by the Vallon du Bassis.

Holiday homes in Caseneuve

Holiday house with pool in the Luberon - Houses/Villas 8 8
Holiday house with pool in the Luberon

Cottage house situated in Villelaure, around 30 km from Aix en Provence, in the natural park for the region of Luberon. The house is situated in the...

Beautiful stone house in Saint-Martin-de-Castillon - Houses/Villas 8 8
Beautiful stone house in Saint-Martin-de-Castillon

This wonderful stone house from the 17th century is beautifully situated in lush surroundings on the outskirts of Saint-Martin-de-Castillon in the...

Modern villa with pool and views towards Mont Ventoux - Houses/Villas 8 6
Modern villa with pool and views towards Mont Ventoux

Beautiful architect designed villa situated on a large plot outside the small village of La Roque-sur-Permes with views of Mont Ventoux and the...

Villa with pool near Gordes - Houses/Villas 10 10
Villa with pool near Gordes

Large, separate villa on 4000 m² open plot, 3 km from Gordes. Beautiful view over the surrounding countryside and the village of Gordes. Private...

Holiday house with pool near Cavaillon - Houses/Villas 10 10
Holiday house with pool near Cavaillon

You will find this pearl, just outside Cavaillon in the heart of Provence. The house is situated amongst fruit farms in an area about three km...

Villa with Pool in Maubec - Houses/Villas 8 8
Villa with Pool in Maubec

Situated with a beautiful view over the hills of Lubéron. Beautifully situated holiday home in very calm surroundings in the heart of Provence....

Villa with pool at Cavaillon - Houses/Villas 8 8
Villa with pool at Cavaillon

Holiday home situated in rural surroundings 5 km from Cavaillon and 20 km from Avignon. The villa is situated on a large ground of 9.000 m2 and has...

Villa with pool in Pierrevert - Houses/Villas 8 8
Villa with pool in Pierrevert

The house is situated on a little private road just outside the village of Pierrevert 5 km from Manosque. It is situated on a big ground (2500 m2)...

Apartment in newly restored provencal stonehouse in Lurs - Houses/Villas 10 8
Apartment in newly restored provencal stonehouse in Lurs

“Notre Dame des Anges”, a former monastery from 1660, is situated just outside the small perched village of Lurs close to the impressive mountain...

Apartment with pool in Forcalquier-Lurs - Apartments 5 4
Apartment with pool in Forcalquier-Lurs

“Notre Dame des Anges”, a former monastery from 1660, is situated just outside the small perched village of Lurs close to the impressive mountain...

Apartment with pool in Forcalquier-Lurs - Apartments 4 4
Apartment with pool in Forcalquier-Lurs

“Notre Dame des Anges”, a former monastery from 1660, is situated just outside the small perched village of Lurs close to the impressive mountain...

Apartment with pool in Forcalquier-Lurs - Apartments 4 4
Apartment with pool in Forcalquier-Lurs

“Notre Dame des Anges”, a former monastery from 1660, is situated just outside the small perched village of Lurs close to the impressive mountain...

Apartment with pool in Forcalquier-Lurs - Apartments 4 2
Apartment with pool in Forcalquier-Lurs

“Notre Dame des Anges”, a former monastery from 1660, is situated just outside the small perched village of Lurs close to the impressive mountain...

Apartment with in Forcalquier-Lurs - Apartments 6 6
Apartment with in Forcalquier-Lurs

“Notre Dame des Anges”, a former monastery from 1660, is situated just outside the small perched village of Lurs close to the impressive mountain...

Apartment with pool in Forcalquier-Lurs - Apartments 4 4
Apartment with pool in Forcalquier-Lurs

“Notre Dame des Anges”, a former monastery from 1660, is situated just outside the small perched village of Lurs close to the impressive mountain...

Excursions in Caseneuve
Aix-en-Provence
Aix-en-Provence

Provence’s old royal city, which has since 1409 been home for one of France’s finest universities. Aix-en-Provence is an elegant city with a rich cultural past. In the 17th an 18th century Aix was the capital of the Bouches-du-Rhône department, and a great many of the elegant buildings in the city date back to this period. Aix is an extremely...

The old fortification tower in Apt
Apt

Apt is a very exciting medieval town, beautifully set in the heart of the Parc Naturel Régional du Lubéron between the two massifs Plateau de Vaucluse and Montagne de Lubéron. Apt is well known for its truffles, lavender essence and pottery. Apt claims to be the world’s capital for candied fruit. The town is very well known for its market on...

Pont St-Benezet
Avignon

The medieval city, Avignon, is the main city of the department of Vaucluse. The inner part of town is still encircled by its 5 km long fortification walls with its 39 towers and 7 gates. Avignon has a great many attractions. The greatest sight is without any doubt the majestic Palace of the Popes: www.palais-des-papes.com;...

View over the old stone houses in Bonnieux
Bonnieux

One of the finest villages in Lubéron, Bonnieux, was in earlier times, when the region belonged to the Popes, residence for several bishops. The town still reflects this flourishing period with its fantastic villas from the 16th, 17th and 18th century. The town is dominated by a church from the 12th and 15th century. 86 stone steps lead up to...

The Roman St. Siffrein-Cathédrale
Carpentras

The capital of the Comtat Venaissin. A very exciting town, situated in the middle of the wine district Côtes-du-Ventoux. In the town one can find France’s oldest synagogue, a testimony from the Middle Ages and from the period when Carpentras was under the Papacy and the Jewish population enjoyed wide freedom to cultivate their religion....

Céreste
Céreste

A little mountain village lying at the foot hills of the Lubéron massif between Forcalquier and Apt in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. Céreste is a charming medieval village with narrow streets, pretty houses from the 15th and 18th century, beautiful fountains, Eglise St. Michel from the 18th century and the priory church, Prieuré de...

The remains of a castle near Fontaine-de-Vaucluse
Fontaine-de-Vaucluse

Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is one of the most visited places in Vaucluse. The town’s greatest sight is the spring of the Sorgue River, one of nature’s greatest wonders in Provence. The water flows out of a 230 metres high cliff in the valley above the village. It is the most powerful spring in France and the fifth most powerful in the world. Every year...

The medieval town of Gordes
Gordes

Gordes is an extraordinary interesting medieval village, especially well known for its striking setting on top of a little rock. The town is dominated by the Château de Gordes from the 16th century and the church St-Firmin. From here, there are fantastic panoramic views of the valley and the Lubéron massif. Gordes is nominated “one of the most...

Gorges de la Nesque
Gorges de la Nesque

Mini-variety of the Gorges du Verdon canyons. Fantastic scenery. There are a great many hiking routes, and it is often even possible to walk in the bottom of the canyon, as the river is often dried out.

The medieval town of Lourmarin
Lourmarin

Lourmarin is one of the principal towns in the Lubéron massif. The town is considered one of the prettiest villages in France. Lourmarin is a typically Provencal medieval village with narrow streets, old stone houses with well-restored facades and small, shady squares. In Lourmarin one can, among other things, find a château from the 15th and...

Café in Manosque
Manosque

Manosque is a busy industrial town which houses the national French nuclear research centre, Cadarache. For this reason lots of scientists and their families have settled in the town, giving it a dynamic and modern touch. Luckily, it has not destroyed the town’s medieval character. Two gates from the 12th century lead into the very interesting...

Ménerbes
Ménerbes

An exciting medieval village, built on top of a little hill in the magnificent surrounding countryside of Petit Lubéron. Ménerbes is considered one of the finest villages in France. The town has managed to preserve several relics from its historic past. At the times of the religious wars, Ménerbes was a protestant stronghold. In the village you...

Mont Ventoux
Mont Ventoux

Is by name well known of most bicycle enthusiasts and has several times been included in the Tour de France. Mont Ventoux is with its 1912 metres the highest mountain in Provence. Due to its always white top – in the winter of snow and in the summer of white limestone – the mountain is also denominated the bald-headed mountain. It is always windy...

Montagne du Lubéron
Montagne du Lubéron

The Lubéron Mountains consist of two massifs, Grand et Petit Lubéron, separated by a narrow canyon Combe de Lourmarin. The whole area was laid out as National Park in 1977. It covers 120.000 hectares and stretches from Cavaillon in the west to Manosque in the east and from Gordes in the north to Pertuis in the south. It is a fantastic region...

Mougins from above
Mougins

A fantastic, medieval mountain village beautifully situated. Here one can also find one of the most famous restaurants in France, Moulin de Mougins.

Oppède-le-Vieux
Oppède-le-Vieux

A charming little medieval village beautifully set on a little hilltop. Oppède-le-Vieux is a historic village with many attractions: a 12th century collegiate church which dominates the town’s skyline, the ruins of an ancient feudal castle, pretty, skilfully restored medieval and renaissance houses, ancient washing places and the remains of...

<i>Théâtre antique</i> in Orange
Orange

One of the most interesting towns in the region. The town’s two greatest sights are among Europe’s finest monuments from the Roman period: Arc de Triomphe, erected in 25 B.C., and one of the most well preserved Roman triumph arches and the ancient Roman theatre, Théâtre antique, which still functions. The old city is interesting with its narrow...

Pont du Gard
Pont du Gard

A unique monument and one of the finest remains from Roman Times in France. Pont du Gard which has three levels and is 40 metres high, crosses the river Gard and was built by the Romans to transport water to Nîmes.

Robion
Robion

The village of Robion is beautifully situated at the foot of the Luberon Mountains. It is a peaceful little village - typical of Provence with narrow streets and small, shady squares. The town offers a Roman church, traces from the ancient fortification walls and a very fine open-air theatre. Every year in July and August there is a festival de...

St-Saturnin-lès-Apt
St-Saturnin-lès-Apt

An exciting mountain village, set on a rock in the Lubéron massif. Above the village there is an ancient windmill from the 17th century and the ruins of a medieval castle. St-Saturnin-lès-Apt is an authentic town full of historic testimonies, well worth a visit. At the back of the town a stairway leads through the remains of the ancient town...

Activities in Caseneuve
  • Outdoor activities in the Vaucluse area, see following websites: http://www.provenceguide.com/gbcdt/index.asp; http://www.hautvaucluse.com/pdf/guidea.pdf (Guide to activities and sights in the Haut Vaucluse area).
  • Angling
  • Walking and hiking tours.
  • Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Cycling: Challenges for everyone – both experienced and families with children. There are several scenic tours to other villages in the area, many easy mountain routes as well as the difficult Mont Ventoux route.
  • Golf –There are lots of courses in the area, 4 in the department of Vaucluse and a lot in the neighbouring department Bouches du Rhône. Most of the courses can be found on the French golf union’s website. Unfortunately the website is in French. Seek under Guide de golfs and then under the region Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur: www.ffgolf.org
Sights in Caseneuve
  • Towers and fortifications
  • A big oratorium
  • Château.
  • A restored church from the 18th century
 
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