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La Colline des Mourgues

Historical Monument

In the centre of Villeneuve, 7 ha of walled park with pines bent by the Mistral wind is a favorite place for walkers and painters.

Picnic spots, viewpoints with information panels, a sports area make it popular for young and old. In addition to the magnificent panoramic view accross Villeneuve and Avignon, there are the remains of the Petite Chartreuse and the tomb of the hermit Père Crouzet-Lacombe. The chapel of Notre-Dame de Consolation has frescoes by Albert Martin depicting the annual St Marc fair celebrating vine and wine.

Entrances by the Montolivet School or rue Montée de la Tour.


01/11-31/03: 8 am - 5:30 pm

01/04-31/10: 8 am - 7:30 pm



Montée de la Tour
Villeneuve lez Avignon