IN VAUCLUSE

Around Ventoux:

  • Bédoin, nice village near the Mont Ventoux, big provençal market on the Monday morning

  • Vaison-la-Romaine, beautiful Gallo-Roman city, the cathedral and its cloister, the Roman bridge, the Demoiselles garden

  • Sault and the lavender fields

 

Around Comtat Venaissin:

  • Avignon, the Palais des Papes, the Avignon bridge, the historic center, the market halls, the cathedral and the Rocher des Doms, the theaters, the Fort Saint-André

  • L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and the antique stores, provençal market on Thursday morning and Sunday morning. 

  • Pernes-les-Fontaines, the fountains tour and the Comtadine culture.

 

Around Luberon:

  • Le Colorado Provençal in Rustrel, the ochre path in Roussillon or the ochre mines in Gargas

  • Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, very beautiful site where the Sorgue river mysteriously arises

  • L’Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque, about 30 minute’s walk from the village of Gordes.

  • The hilltop villages of Luberon: Gordes, Ménerbes, Roussillon, Oppède-le-Vieux, Lacoste, Bonnieux, Lourmarin, Cucuron.

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OUTSIDE OF VAUCLUSE

Around Alpilles:

  • Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and its big provençal market on Wednesday morning (please, arrive before 9am to park more easily) and the Peiroou lake

  • Les Baux-de-Provence with the castle of Baux and the Carrières de Lumières

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  • The villages of Alpilles: Eyguières, Eygalières, Maussane-les-Alpilles…

 

Around Gard: 

  • Uzès, a very nice town and the Haribo sweets museum for children, the small village of Collias

  • Nîmes and le Pont du Gard

  • The city of Aigues-Mortes, its salt marshes and the landscapes of the Camargue, a wide and magic expanse of nature, inhabited by thousands of birds, white horses and black bulls.

 

Around Drôme provençale:

  • Nyons, nice typical provençal town, known for its black olives

  • The medieval village of Grignan and its castle