Buis-les-Baronnies

village of buis les baronnies

15 km from Nyons, 21 km from Vaison-la-Romaine

Altitude: 370 m
Population: 2367

Virtual visit of Buis les Baronnies.
A village surrounded by prairies and beautiful olive tree groves, shielded from the wind, Buis-les-Baronnies provides a very pleasant Mediterranean micro-climate. Located in the heart of the Drôme Provençale, on the right bank of the river Ouvèze and at the foot of the rock of Saint-Julien. The Mont Ventoux is visible in the distance. Buis-les-Baronnies is very renowned as a favourite destination for rock climbers (there are routes in the Gorges d'Ubrieux and on the rock Saint-Julien, as well as a rock climbing school…).

castel, buis river ouvèze church, buis

What to see, what to visit: The market place, with its beautiful façades, roofs and gothic arcades from the 15th century; the ancient Dominican convent, founded in 1294 by Raymond the fifth of Mévouillon, which ushered in a era of the Dominicans educating the town's youth; listed Renaissance door in the centre of town; 16th and 17th century Place des Arcades; a dike from 1776 and a 19th century esplanade; plane trees planted to commemorate the birth of the King of Rome (1811); picturesque streets, with 18th century townhouses with typical brass doorknobs; remains of the ancient ramparts; the tower of Saffre (12th century); chapel of the hermitage of Saint-Trophime (17th century), set on a rocky spur, popular with pilgrims; 19th century fountains; wash house; olive oil mills.
Villages in the vicinity: Saint Auban sur Ouvèze, Vercoiran, Sainte Euphémie sur Ouvèze, Sainte Jalle, Mollans sur Ouvèze, Montbrun les Bains, Pierrelongue, Brantes

rock, saint julien market, buis ouveze river

Recommended activities: rock climbing in the Gorges d'Ubrieux and on the rock of Saint-Julien, rock climbing school; walks, excursions, hiking circuits, mountain bike itineraries.

Tourist office: www.buislesbaronnies.com

Ardeche : découvrir un village ardeche, se balader dans les Cévennes, faire du Canoe ou louer un gite vallon pont d'arc ou balazuc pour des vacances reposantes loin des sites surpeuplés. Vous pouvvezs aussi organiser un concert chez l'habitant.

Trouvez une destination originale pour vos vacances provence, une location aix en provence, un hotel ardeche, un gite aquitaine et des dizaines de chambre d'hotes ou trouver un artisan baronnies grâce à nos portails.

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