Roquefort la Bedoule
You can also visit the museums of Marseilles, do a little shopping and try the famous “bouillabaisse”, a fish soup typical of the region.
In January, don’t miss the festivals for tasting shellfish and sea urchins which take place at the ports of Carry le Rouet ou de Sausset les Pins... as much for the atmosphere as for the taste.
Roquefort la Bedoule is fortunate in its position, nestled at the foot of magnificent Provencal hills and several massifs which beckon with the promise of spectacular walks.
You can follow the long-distance GR51 and GR98 trails that cross the territory of the municipality.
An area of more than 30 km² stretches from the Pont des Barles (151 m) to the Barre de Font Blanche (564 m).
From here, an exceptionally fine panorama opens out, encompassing the bay of Marseilles, and the hills of Chai;ne de l'Etoile, Sainte Baume and Var.
Looking seawards, the view stretches from Marseilleveyre (a rocky headland to the south of Marseilles below Mazargues) to the Cap Sicie (at Six Fours).
What to see
Remains of the Rocca Fortis site. La Vigie viewpoint.
The Ratataigne spring. Fontblanche summit (564 m).
Bedoulian geological site.
13th-century chapel of St André (at the top of the hill, only accessible on foot).
Market on Thursday mornings (parking next to the post office)
Walking and horse riding
Tennis. Petanque. Mountain biking.
24 June: Festival of St Jean (folk dancing around the fire).
Second Sunday in July: St Eloi Parade (horse processions, decorated floats, flea market...)
First Sunday in November: Ronde des Vignes (a tour of the local vineyards).
Vacation rentals. Gites.