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Tourism and travel guide

In the Durance valley, in the heart of Provence, the village of Rognes has an authentic charm and is renowned for its terroir.

Proximity to nature is at the heart of the attractiveness of Rognes. Rent a bike, grab your hiking shoes and explore the sunny paths of Provence. Many outdoor activities are also available in Provence. Have you ever tried climbing? Would you like to take advantage of your future vacations to try your hand at horse riding?

From the Mediterranean coast to the mountain pastures in the valleys of the Southern French Alps, the attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region also lies in its gastronomy. The local markets allow you to immerse yourself in a friendly atmosphere, while enjoying local products.

In Provence, discover a quality cultural and historical heritage: churches and chapels, castles and fortifications, listed towns and villages, historical relics, museums… The local heritage offers beautiful discoveries. In one village, a particularly well-preserved wash house. Further on, in the hollow of a valley or in the heart of a town, a medieval abbey. For example, near Rognes, you could visit the Silvacane Abbey.

Would you like to stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? Do you enjoy camping? You prefer the comfort of a hotel? You like the unusual character of a bed and breakfast? We will help you find accommodation in the region. Get closer to the Tourist Office or the Tourist Office to find out about all the activities.

Rognes, close to Aix en Provence

Rognes is located near the city of Aix-en-Provence. While enjoying a bucolic setting, typical of southern Provence, you can in a few minutes stroll along the Cours Mirabeau and the nearby shopping streets, visit a museum or linger on the terrace of a café. You can also easily reach the Sainte-Victoire, the mountain that the painter Cézanne loved so much.

You can also visit the neighbouring villages. La Roque-d’Anthéron, for example, is home to Silvacane Abbey, one of the oldest and most beautiful Cistercian abbeys in the south of France.

Local produce

Rognes is renowned for its terroir, and you can take advantage of your stay in this village to sample Provençal specialities.

Rognes’ weekly market takes place every Wednesday morning. Numerous producers and traders offer local gastronomic specialities: cheeses, fruit and vegetables, cooked dishes… You can also buy baskets, clothes, decorative items, household linen…

Every year, on the Sunday before Christmas, the famous Truffle and Gastronomy Market takes place in the streets of Rognes. This luxury ingredient is in the spotlight throughout the market.

Many museums to visit

Many museums are within easy reach of Rognes. You can visit the various museums in the town of Aix-en-Provence: the Granet museum, the Vasarely foundation, the Paul Cézanne studio, the Musée du Vieil Aix, the Pavillon Vendôme, the Camp des Milles Memorial, etc.

You can also visit Marseille, Arles or Avignon for a day trip. These cities are home to many museums and monuments, including the Mucem in Marseille, the Palais des Papes in Avignon and the ancient arenas in Arles.

Visiting Rognes: practical information

Would you like to discover the tourist treasures of Rognes and the surrounding area? The Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office has lots of information for you:

You can also contact Rognes Town Hall: