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Accommodation and restaurants at Simiane la Rotonde

restaurants et hôtels sur Simiane « Room and Board »

« Auberge de la Fontaine » Route d’Apt
04 92 73 13 79 - www.gitelafontaine.fr
 

The Auberge de la Fontaine, surrounded by its pasture for horses, nestles in a valley at the foot of the village of Simiane la Rotonde. Our 8 guest rooms will guarantee you rest and tranquillity and at our « table d’hôtes » you can enjoy local produce (goat cheeses, lamb from Sisteron, crystallized fruits from Apt…) Breakfast is served on the terrace in the shade of hundred year old plane trees and on summer evenings you can dine there with the village as your backdrop. We organize meals for groups, méchouis (whole spit-roasted lamb), for weddings or for theme evenings. Don’t hesitate to contact us. If you want to explore you’ll never have enough time to see everything, whether on foot, on horseback or by bicycle…

« Les Coustètes » Route de Cheyran
04 92 75 70 60 - www.lescoustetes.net
 

« Les Coustètes », an 18th century country house, offers a welcome in the heart of the countryside. Up to 28 guests can be accommodated in our twelve attractive and comfortable rooms (one being adapted for a handicapped person). A pleasant 80 square-metre room with its wooden parquet floor is available for workshops or courses. We can also organize meals and receptions. We can provide traditional or vegetarian cooking, according to your requirements…. During your stay the calm and the beautiful surroundings will be of great benefit.


restaurants et hôtels proches de Simiane Restauration

« Le Chapeau Rouge » Restaurant and Bar - Lower Village
04 92 74 22 86
 

Cathy and Christian will be happy to welcome you to this old coaching inn open throughout the year at the foot of Simiane la Rotonde.
In summer you can benefit from the shady terrace looking across to fields of lavender, then at the first sign of winter chill, from a glowing wood fire in the warm attractive dining room.
You can enjoy freshly cooked natural produce from neighbouring farms, as well as dishes spiced with flavours gleaned during our travels world-wide.
Our wine list includes regional wines and special favourites chosen by Christian, a really enthusiastic sommelier who will share his knowledge and passion with you.

« Auberge de la Fontaine » Route d’Apt
04 92 73 13 79 - www.gitelafontaine.fr
 

Throughout the year we organise banquets (weddings, christening parties, birthdays…) either in our dining hall or on the terrace.  Our menus are country-style – in summer barbecues (including whole spit-roasted lamb) grills, planchas.  In winter we serve seasonal traditional dishes, always using local produce (lamb from Sisteron, pork from the plateau d’Albion, goat cheeses from Banon and local producers…)
You can also book to eat in our dining room - every Saturday evening we serve pizzas baked in our wood-fired oven. We offer a varied menu on other weekdays.  Don’t hesitate to contact us.

« Au plaisir des yeux » Food served continuously – High Village
04 92 75 94 65 - www.auplaisirdesyeux.fr
 

The restaurant « Au plaisir des yeux «  is open from 10am to 7pm but it’s also a shop. You will find a selection of books about Provence, as well as local food products and specialities, cosmetics…
Evenings on reservation  (6 people and more). Special price for groups.
Closed on Wednesday.

« La Palette » Bistrot (Cafe/Bar) Salads – Covered Market Place, High Village
04 92 75 20 27
 

At the old market place in the High village we serve mixed salads made with fresh seasonal produce. A warm welcome and service with a smile. Magnificent view of the Montagne de Lure.
Menu from 12 euros to 15 euros.
Open every day from 1st June until 31st August. Evenings on reservation.


Camping haute provence Gîtes

« Gîte d’étape de Chaloux » (Hostel & Guest House) M. et Mme RIDER Route d’Apt
04 92 75 99 13 - www.gite-chaloux.com
 

The Spring of 2016 sees our 34th  season. Overnight hostel, guest rooms, workshop/course centre, situated at the junction of the GR4 and the GR6, Chaloux offers 3 kinds of accommodation : dormitories, private rooms (with shared bathroom) and guest rooms (chambres d’hôtes).
Use of kitchen, large room (80 square metres) for courses or workshops – yoga, dance, massage…
Chaloux is an ideal point of departure for countless walks and hikes, eg : The Oppedette Gorges (5 hour circuit), Le saut du moine (3 & a half hour circuit), Simiane village (1 hour from the gîte), Old Montsalier village (3 hours from the gîte).

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« Gîte Rue de Coquillon » M. et Mme COQUILLON Les Blaques
04 92 75 94 92 - www.giteruedecoquillon.com
 

Jean Giono country. In Provence, under the purest sky in Europe, situated at start of a quiet lane, a house of warm colours looks out onto woodland.
Separate house close to the home of the owners situated in oak woodland. Open yet private wild garden, terrace, garden furniture. Use of the owners’ swimming pool (8m x 8m from June to mid-September.
Living room, fitted kitchen opening onto the leafy terrace, 1 double convertible, 2 bedrooms 1 double bed, 3 single beds, child’s cot available. Bathroom with WC. Washing machine, dish-washer, freezer, microwave, all charges are included in the rental tariff except heating.

« Chemin des Marguerites » M. et Mme COMTAT Carniol
04 92 75 91 63 - chemindesmarguerites.free.fr/index.html
 

The gîte is in the living quarters of a traditional rural farmstead with outbuildings in the hamlet of Carniol, 3 kilometres from Simiane la Rotonde. The owners’ house is next door and the garden is shared between the two.
The living space of 40 square metres is suitable for 2 to 4 people. Ground floor : Living room (double sofa bed), kitchen, bathroom, WC. First floor : One mezzanine bedroom with double bed (140cm). Terrace with garden furniture. Wood-burning stove and electric radiators. Child’s bed and high chair available on demand. Bedding, sheets etc. can be hired on request. Animals accepted subject to certain conditions.

« Maison Dumaistre » Haut Village
04 92 75 94 65 ou 04 92 75 91 31 - www.maisondumaistre.com
 

La Maison Dumaistre, situated in the pedestrian zone within the ramparts of the old village, is ready to welcome you for one or more nights throughout the year. In Spring, Summer and often in Autumn you can enjoy the rose garden relaxing on chaises longues. The different apartments are all spacious and light.
If you wish to stay for a week you can arrive on the day of your choice (subject to availability) rather than book from Saturday to Saturday.
The calm atmosphere and beauty of the village cannot fail to please you.

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« Domaine de Valsaintes » SALMON Paul
04 92 75 91 46 (HR) - www.valsainte.net
 

Situated in the Alps of High Provence between the Lure mountain and the country town of Forcalquier, and belonging to the commune of Simiane la Rotonde. Small rural house and a separate duplex at the farm, both well equipped, independant, single storey accommodation deep in the countryside, quiet and peaceful, Full of character. Swimming pool (shared) in season, hiking country with many possible walks.

« Au Petit Chavon » M. et Mme COMTE Chavon
04 92 75 96 19 - www.aupetitchavon.fr
 

« Le Petit Chavon » is a gîte with beds for 5 people plus a sofa bed for two, situated in a hamlet (50 inhabitants) in the midst of lavender fields, at 840 metres altitude in the commune of Simiane la Rotonde, Alps of High Provence. You will find the Luberon national park and the Mont Ventoux not far away. The gîte is next door to a traditional pigeon loft within a complex of farm buildings which have been completely restored, and is totally independant from the owners’ house. It is accessible to handicapped guests, (visual, auditive, motor, etc.)

M. JEAN Haut village
04 92 75 99 58 - http://www.chambres-hotes.fr/chambres-hotes_maison-jean-alain_simiane-la-rotonde_35357.htm
http://www.chambresdhotes.org/Detailed/134808.html
 

Light-filled apartment for 4 people in a 16th century house. Quiet, with a beautiful view, situated in a village of character in lavender country.

« Mas les Judions » WINKLER Nicole Route d’Apt
04 92 75 90 93 - monsite.orange.fr/mas-les-judions
 

Two kilometres from Simiane la Rotonde, 300 metres from the road to Apt (D51), one of the outbuildings of a country house has been adapted for seasonal letting. There are 4 rooms on two levels, 100 square metres in total. Suitable for 5 or 6 people, the accommodation comprises a dining room/kitchen, living room, 2 bedrooms with 3 double beds, bathroom.
Private access, terrace with pergola, garden, lovely view of the Lure mountain. Swimming pool (above ground) with terrace.

« La Buissonade » NITARD Véronique Route de Banon
06 20 64 21 08 ou 04 86 90 11 17
 

This stone built cottage is situated in open countryside, 1,5 km from the village of Simiane la Rotonde. It can accommodate 2 guests and there is a sofa bed for 2 more people if desired.
It faces south with a lovely view of Simiane. Sheets and bicycles provided. The cottage adjoins the owners’ property and has its own private gardens.

« Les Granges de St Pierre » Mme TAMBURINI Bas Village
04 92 75 93 81 - www.gites-de-france.com Chambre n°14385
 

Near the Luberon regional park, 10 kilometres from the « Provençal Colorado ». Open all year, reservation required in winter. Old 14th century barns which have been restored. At the foot of Simiane la Rotonde classified « Village et Cité de Caractère » . Large shady garden, swimming pool, covered terrace. Beautiful large central room with kitchen facilities at your disposal, sitting and dining areas, open fireplace. Garage, utility room with washing machine.
3 guest rooms, each with private bathroom & WC. Central heating, television.

« Les Bombouyes » CHENAL Laurent et DAVID Pascale    
04 92 73 31 57
 

The gite is situated in countryside. It can accommodate 4 guests.

«La Buisse» DALICHAMPT Anne et Michel  La Buisse Route de Banon
04 92 79 10 59  / 06 46 47 06 75  - www.domainelabuisse.com
 

At the heart of a property of 20 hectares in a quiet setting : 2 gîtes and 2 guest rooms (chambres d’hôtes).  On our premises you can enjoy the heated swimming pool from mid-April to the end of September,  tennis,  the bowling ground, the spa and sauna for relaxation, the games room with billiards and table football.
We do not accept animals.
Closed  from 15 November to 1 March, each year.

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« Le bon Plan » M. ZEMOR Maurice Le Plan Route de Cheyran
06 79 72 65 60
 

Le Plan is a property, 1 hectare, in a quiet setting.  Walled garden of about 1000 m2.
Independent accommodation comprises 2 bedrooms, each with double bed ( 1 bed is 120cm wide, the other is 140 cm wide. ) Living room and kitchen, shower room and lavatory.  Wifi, Hi-fi player, TV with DVD player (some DVDs provided) but  TV not connected to TNT channels.
Terrace with excellent view of the hill village of Simiane la Rotonde.
Garden with bench, table & chairs ;  chaises longues ;  hammock ;  barbecue ; games for children ; table tennis ;  bowls for pétanque,  darts, etc.
Sheets and towels can be provided.

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« Vacances en Provence » Barbara & José MATEUS " Haut Cheyran" hamlet
06 89 54 97 80 www.tsibarjo.wix.com/vacances-en-provence 
 

Unspoiled nature for you to rest and relax in the sun.  House of character fully equipped for your comfort during your holiday.  1 well-equipped kitchen, 1 dining room, 2 bedrooms with private bathroom,  single bed  for one person, 1 sofa bed in the living room in curtained alcove,  1 extra bathroom, utility room/office,  south facing terrace, 1 garage :  Can accommodate 8 people.

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« Gîte de l'abbaye de Valsaintes » Jardin de l'abbaye de Valsaintes Boulinette
04 92 75 94 19 www.valsaintes.org/abbaye/infos-pratiques/gite-de-l-abbaye-de-valsaintes.php
 

The 4th Cistercian Abbey in Provence and its remarkable garden,  long or short stays in guest rooms or gîte.  Access to the garden and the church available all day.  Large room 100 m2 for courses, seminaries…
Capacity for welcoming 13 people :
- 1 bedroom with double bed (160 cm) and 2 bunk beds (90 cm)
- 1 bedroom with double bed (140 cm) and 1 single bed (90 cm)
 - 1 bedroom with 2 single beds (90 cm) and 2 bunk beds (90 cm)
- 1 double bed (140 cm) on mezzanine floor
Sheets and towels are not included but can be hired on request.
1 bathroom with bath, separate shower, 2  WC
1 washing machine, 8 kg capacity
1 large well-equipped kitchen :  1 fridge, 1 dishwasher, 5 gas rings, 1 small oven, china, coffee pot and cooking utensils
1 veranda allowing residents to enjoy the view of the garden
1 living room (120 m2) with audio and video equipment, and kitchenette
Access to garden and church throughout the day

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« Dominique Quévédo » Bas village
04 92 75 09 73 – 06 19 54 05 68
 

 Two properties situated at the foot of the hill village of Simiane la Rotonde surrounded by fields of lavender  (classified « cité de caractère):

1) Single storey house which can be let as a whole or as 2 separate gîtes .  The first of these has one double bedroom, bathroom, separate lavatory, spacious open-plan living room with fully equipped kitchen area, sofa-bed.  Covered terrace.  The second gîte comprises 2 double bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen/dining room with sofa-bed, bathroom with shower.  Total capacity :  8 people.
Large enclosed gated garden with ample parking space inside.  Terrace.

2) Old stone house at lower part of Simiane village, Montée St Pierre.  1 very large open-plan living area on 2nd floor comprising fully equipped kitchen, shower/cloakroom.  Mezzanine with double bedroom and bathroom.

« Auberge du Faubourg » Bas village
04 92 75 92 43 www.hoteldesimiane.fr
 

Sheltering at the foot of the medieval  hill village of Simiane la Rotonde.
Capacity :  8 rooms for 1 or 2 persons.

Open from Easter until October

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« Bres Jean-Marc » Montée St Pierre Bas village
07 61 19 60 00
 

Recently restored village house in the heart of Simiane la Rotonde surrounded by lavender fields in the vicinity of Forcalquier and the Montagne de Lure.
Capacity : 4 people.       Animals not accepted.

« Campagne du Jas » Mme Bonnefoy Route d’Apt
04 92 75 92 67
 

Situated on an agricultural smallholding
Fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, microwave …..
Living room with sofa-bed,  TV international channel,  2 bedrooms (1 with double bed 140cm & 1 with 2 single beds 90cm)  Shower room, lavatory
First floor house with terrace joining the house of the owner.    Carport.
Capacity :  4 – 5 people.
No animals please.

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« La Maison de Pimprenelle » Chemin des granges, La Sausse 04150 Simiane le Rotonde
Maillet Caroline - 06 87 15 52 37 - carolinemaillet1@orange.fr - http://carolinecomte.wix.com/villa
 

House ground floor : kitchen of 10 m², a bathroom of 6 m² , a spacious lounge / dining room of 34 m² , 2 bedrooms of 14 m² and 9 m² , located in a large garden and fenced 1500 m² offers breathtaking views of the Rotunda Simiane town character .
Garden - Parking - Washing machine - Dishwasher - Linen hire - ceramic electric Kitchen - Satellite TV - Bathroom with walk-in shower - Iron board - Barbecue.

Pets are allowed.

« Gîtes de France » : There are 8 gîtes in Simiane.
04 92 31 30 40
www.gites-de-france-04.fr


Chambres d’hôtes luberon B&B, Guest houses

« Auberge de la Fontaine » Route d’Apt
04 92 73 13 79 - www.gitelafontaine.fr
 

If you dream of a change of scenery, if you love nature, we can welcome you - couples, families and groups to stay in our guest rooms.
If you love walking, cycling or horse-riding, we’ll show you where to go to discover our region and its treasures.
If you like exploring we’ll suggest you visit the surrounding villages (Simiane la Rotonde, Banon, Viens…), the Provençal Colorado, the Oppedette gorge – the list is long.
If you want to paint, take photos, or enjoy beauty, you’ll appreciate the lavender fields, autumn landscapes or the wildflowers and blossom in May.
If you want to rest and relax you can stroll round our swimming pool or the paddocks.

« Le Clos des Amandiers » Cédric DAUVILLIER
04 92 75 99 98 - www.leclosdesamandiers.com
 

Close to the plateau of Sault, the Mont Ventoux and the Luberon forest, the « Clos des Amandiers » is situated 3 kilometres from the village of Simiane la Rotonde on the D851.
The house was once an 18th century sheepfold built high above the road and surrounding houses ; it looks down onto sheep grazing on pasture land and onto fields of lavender. In the garden there are aromatic plants and you can admire the varied colours of different families of flowers.
The 4 guest rooms are situated around the main house. 2 are close to the swimming pool, 2 others to the orchard, all 4 have their own private terrace so that you can relax, read, write and enjoy the present moment in seclusion. Each room has a different colour scheme, tiled floor, and the bathrooms are decorated with hand-made tiles.

« Les Coustètes » Route de Cheyran
04 92 75 70 60 - www.lescoustetes.net
 

« Les Coustètes », an 18th century country house, offers a welcome in the heart of the countryside. Up to 28 guests can be accommodated in our twelve attractive and comfortable rooms (one being adapted for a handicapped person). A pleasant 80 square-metre room with its wooden parquet floor is available for workshops or courses. We can also organize meals and receptions. We can provide traditional or vegetarian cooking, according to your requirements…. During your stay the calm and the beautiful surroundings will be of great benefit.

« Les Granges de St Pierre » Mme TAMBURINI Bas Village
04 92 75 93 81 - www.gites-de-france.com Chambre n°14385
 

Near the Luberon regional park, 10 kilometres from the « Provençal Colorado ». Open all year, reservation required in winter. Old 14th century barns which have been restored. At the foot of Simiane la Rotonde classified « Village et Cité de Caractère » . Large shady garden, swimming pool, covered terrace. Beautiful large central room with kitchen facilities at your disposal, sitting and dining areas, open fireplace. Garage, utility room with washing machine.
3 guest rooms, each with private bathroom & WC. Central heating, television.

« Chambre d’hôtes de Chaloux » M. et Mme RIDER Route d’Apt
04 92 75 99 13 - www.gite-chaloux.com
 

The Spring of 2014 sees our 32nd season. Overnight hostel, guest rooms, workshop/course centre, situated at the junction of the GR4 and the GR6, Chaloux offers 3 kinds of accommodation : dormitories, private rooms (with shared bathroom) and guest rooms (chambres d’hôtes).
Use of kitchen, large room (80 square metres) for courses or workshops – yoga, dance, massage…
Chaloux is an ideal point of departure for countless walks and hikes, eg : The Oppedette Gorges (5 hour circuit), Le saut du moine (3 & a half hour circuit), Simiane village (1 hour from the gîte), Old Montsalier village (3 hours from the gîte).

CONSTANTIN Eliane Quartier Les Granges
04 92 75 99 95 ou 06 58 41 09 32 - chambre-granges.skyrock.com
 

2 guest rooms for 2 people with its own shower room and WC in a newly built villa at the foot of Simiane la Rotonde. Parking, garden, breakfast included. Folding bed for baby available on request.

« Le Clos de Rohan » Mme CAVALLO D30 Le Clos de Rohan
04 92 74 49 42 ou 06 20 06 59 76 - www.le-clos-de-rohan.eu
 

The Clos de Rohan is an 18th century farm which has been recently restored, offering you a pleasant, restful stay. Standing amidst 65 hectares of woodland and lavender fields, the scents of Provence surround the farm. Both the suite « La Bugadière » and the guest room « La Fenière » are tastefully decorated. « La Bugadière comprises a living room with kitchen corner and terrace on the ground floor, with bedroom, shower room and WC on the first floor. « La Fenière » is a guest-room with its own shower room, WC and terrace. A second living room with kitchenette and a sitting room with open fireplace are at the disposal of all guests.


Gîtes Meublés Simiane la rotonde Camping Sites

« Camping de Valsaintes 3 epis » SALMON Paul
04 92 75 91 46 (HR) - www.valsaintes.com
 

In the Alps of High Provence between the Luberon and the Forcalquier district, this small camp site at a farm in the commune of Simiane la Rotonde offers peace and quiet in the countryside. (Gîtes de France, quality camping, Via Natura). Swimming pool.
Gîtes, bungalows and chalets available. Many walks and hiking trails in the vicinity.

 

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