Roquefort la Bedoule

The Bouches du Rhone Departement - Population : 5,487 inh.

puce 7km north east of Cassis on the D1. 8 km south of Aubagne on the A50.

Roquefort la Bedoule, street Roquefort La Bedoule is a small town located between the Mediterranean and the summits of St Baume and Garlaban. Its ideal location, halfway between Aubagne and Cassis and not far from Marseilles allows you to explore the beautiful landscapes of the Cote Bleue, and its unspoilt calanques (rocky inlets). You can also visit the museums of Marseilles, do a little shopping and try the famous “bouillabaisse”, a fish soup typical of the region.
Roquefort la Bedoule, workers circle
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.
Roquefort la Bedoule, church
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).
Roquefort la Bedoule, fountain
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).




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puce 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).

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puce Leisure activities:

Market on Thursday mornings (parking next to the post office)
Walking and horse riding
Tennis. Petanque. Mountain biking.
Summer events.
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).

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puce Accommodation:


Vacation rentals. Gites.
Campsite.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Carnoux en Provence (4 km), Cassis (7km), La Ciotat (11 km) and Ceyreste (13 km).



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