Historic site and monument

Barjavel Circuit and heritage

In honor of the writer, René Barjavel, who was born in Nyons, this hiking track shows you everything you need to know on the author's love for the city.

Distance : 5km
Difficulty: esay
Duration : 1h30
Follow the signs (arrows)

Things to discover :
.Ily workshop : where the famous "charrette bleue" was built
. Rue Gambetta, René Barjavel's birth house
. Collège Roumanille
. place des Arcades
. rue Jean-Pierre André, where René Barjavel's parents met
. Tour Randonne, keep built in the 13th century and turned into a chapel in 1864
. rue des Grands Forts, most ancient area in Nyons
. Feodal castle and place St Césaire
. rue Toesca
. Church St Vincent
. Romanesque bridge
. Ferme Paget, where René Barjavel spent his holidays

26110 Nyons
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Opening times

All year round, daily.


Free access.

  • Public WC
  • Car park
  • Pets welcome
  • Unguided group tours
  • Unguided individual tours