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Rochefort du Gard

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Rochefort du Gard
Rochefort du Gard
Population :: 5821
Market :: Every Sunday morning
festival ::
The first Sunday in August
Town hall :: 04 90 26 69 00
Rochefort du Gard 
Located in the canton of Villeneuve lès Avignon, Rochefort du Gard is a residential and agricultural district. It is integrated into Languedoc-Roussillon but naturally rooted in Provence, and it depends on the economic area of Avignon.
With its 42 associations, it enjoys a great number of cultural and sporting events.
Nearly 3000 people come to see the "Grand Aļoli," held on the Monday after the village festival.
On May 1 and at the beginning of October, 2 communal yard sales take place in the village streets, attracting about 200 exhibitors.
shops All shops and a wine cooperative.
heritage Le Castelas: a fully renovated Romanesque chapel from the 10th century, which towers above the village.
The Sanctuary of Notre Dame, built under Charlemagne's rule in 798. The chapel, the nave, the choir, the baroque altar, the museum of thanksgiving plaques, the hall of echoes, and the Grand Calvary are all worth the visit.
The church of Saint Bardulphe: a neo-Gothic parish church which was renovated in 1981 and 1988.
The town hall: a former a chapel built from 1729 to 1934.
The wash-house with its Doric columns; it was completed in 1807 and entirely renovated in 1999.
local products Wine cooperative of the Côtes du Rhône.