TOURISM AND LEISURE IN VAUCLUSE CLOSE TO OUR COTTAGES
For a tourist, cultural, oenological, nature, sporting stay or simply rest in Provençal calm
Our region has many remarkable tourist sites
All the villages and sites are less than 35 km from our lodgings except the Pont du Gard and Les Saintes Maries de la Mer (Camargue) which are a little further away.
The Vaucluse offers many remarkable tourist sites (Luberon Regional Natural Park, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, Abbaye de Sénanque, etc.) or towns and villages such as Avignon (Palais des Papes, Pont Saint-Bénézet, ramparts, museums, etc.), Gordes*, Lourmarin*, Venasque*, Séguret*, Ménerbes*, Roussillon* (ochres), L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (antiques, flea markets), Carpentras and Cavaillon (markets, Jewish heritage, synagogues, etc.) , Orange (theater and ancient remains), Dieulefit (ceramics)…
Villages with * are classified as "most beautiful villages in France"
Another essential passage, the Mont Ventoux which stands in front of you. The panorama offered by the Giant of Provence is worth the detour.
CULTURE AND HISTORY
A rich cultural heritage
Many festivals in the Vaucluse are offered in spring and summer: Festival d'Avignon, Chorégies d'Orange, Choralies de Vaison la Romaine...
You will have the opportunity to discover the mythical cities of the South of France, shaped by history: Orange, Vaison-la-Romaine, Avignon and its Palace of the Popes as well as the many museums.
Vaison-la-Romaine, ancient city, the city is a must for lovers of history and architecture. The Roman bridge, the archaeological remains, the ancient theater are unmissable.
Beaumes-ce-Venise has also preserved historical remains to discover: parish church (16th century), chapel of Notre-Dame d'Aubune (9th and 10th centuries), prehistoric caves of Ambrosi and Rocalinaud, remains of the feudal castle ( 12th century), the old heart of the village, the ramparts, the fountains...
Finally you can also hunt for the flea market in Isle sur la Sorgue
WINE TOURISM AND GASTRONOMY
Our lodgings are the ideal starting point to embark on one of the itineraries of the Côtes du Rhône wine route. The vines of our estate are also an invitation to discover the grape varieties of the sector. You can taste our wines in the cellar of the Domaine and in particular our famous Muscat from Beaumes-de-Venise as well as all our Côtes du Rhône and Côtes du Ventoux wines. Your hosts know a few addresses of their own, in the neighboring towns of Gigondas, Vacqueyras and Cairanne. They will be happy to share them.
Finally, you will be seduced by the summer wine festivals in the Côtes du Rhône, Ventoux and Luberon.
Shops, the famous markets of Provence and restaurants are close to our holiday rentals. Depending on the season, you can discover local specialties such as truffles, olives and their by-products, asparagus, melon, strawberries, cherries, berlingot, candied fruit or the thirteen Provençal Christmas desserts. ..
THE MAIN SPORTING ACTIVITIES NEARBY
In addition to the swimming pools available in our gites, the activities available in the surrounding area are rich and varied, all year round thanks to our favorable climate:
Climbing (Dentelles de Montmirail), hiking (many circuits), horse riding, cycling and mountain biking, tennis, golf (Avignon, Pernes les Fontaines), paragliding (Mont Ventoux but also other sites), canoeing, rafting (in the Ardèche gorges, the Verdon gorges and the Gardon gorges), skiing and snowshoeing in winter at the Mont-Serein station (25 mins away) or the Chalet Reynard station (Mont Ventoux), fishing and relaxation at the lake from Paty to Caromb.
Mont-Ventoux (1912 m), a paradise for cyclists, is an excellent starting point for fabulous hiking, cycling and mountain biking.