The Vaucluse is one of the jewels of Provence, discover its breathtaking landscapes, its authentic towns and villages, its historical heritage, its Roman remains... The Vaucluse offers a wide range of activities to do: places to visit, events not to be missed (Avignon festival, choreographies...). Enchant your holidays by staying in Provence, the song of the cicadas, the sun, the Mediterranean scents will charm you. Known for its magnificent landscapes, you will be able to enjoy many sports: hiking, biking, trail, paragliding, tree climbing...
Lovers of good wines and gastronomy, you will find your happiness in our beautiful department: truffle market in Carpentras, strawberries from Carpentras, black figs from Caromb, olives from Nyons, Ventoux, Côte du Rhône, Vacqueras, Gigondas, Chateau-neuf du Pape wines are waiting for you.
Many events not to be missed: the Chorégies d'Orange, the dance festival of Vaison la Romaine, the Avignon festival... There is something to do in Vaucluse for all tastes, the heart of Provence will charm you.
The landscapes of Provence will seduce you, those of the giant of Provence "the Mont Ventoux" will amaze you. Malaucène is a typically Provencal village, nestled at the foot of Mont Ventoux, it is the northern access to our famous Mont de Vaucluse. From Malaucène, visit Vaison la Romaine, Séguret, Rasteau, Gigondas, Vacquéras, Beaumes de Venise, Le Barroux, villages well known for their wines and their authenticity.
The "Mont Ventoux", a Unesco nature reserve, offers sublime landscapes. Nature lovers will be delighted. A multitude of activities are available to you: go-karting, tree climbing, games for children, paragliding, skiing in winter depending on the weather...
Not far away the Luberon will enchant you, Gordes, the village of bories, the magical abbey of Sénanque are all sites to discover before arriving at Isle sur la Sorgue, the largest centre of antique dealers in south-east France. From there, Avignon awaits you. The installation of the popes in Avignon in the 14th century left its mark on the history of the city. The ramparts, the Palais des Papes and the bridge date from the medieval period.
Going up the Durance, the landscapes of Haute Provence invite the traveller to meet the country of Giono. The lavender path between Valensole and Riez, the earthenware path around the small village of Moustiers Sainte-Marie, the path of the Verdon Gorges, where in one of the most beautiful canyons in the world the jade-green waters of the Verdon flow. These vertiginous cliffs attract nature lovers and top sportsmen.