The Vaucluse


The Rhone to the west and the Durance to the south delimit the Vaucluse. It is divided into 5 tourist areas:

The Haut Vaucluse :
Located between the Alps and the Rhone Valley, one discovers the city of Orange and its Roman vestiges of which several are classified in the world patrimony by the UNESCO, the mountainous relief such as and an extremely fertile area that is home to much of the French early-growing and wine-growing culture.

The Grand Avignon :
Avignon is an important city located at the crossroads of Provence and Languedoc near the Mediterranean. The historical richness of Avignon like the Pont d’Avignon, its ramparts and its palace of the Popes make it a city of history and a city of culture, symbolized by the Festival of Avignon.

The Lubéron :
It is characterized by the mountains stretching from the Alps of Hautes Provence to the plain of Vaucluse, the Lubéron marks a natural border to the south of the department. This territory is home to a diverse ecosystem. It has been classified as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and is home to the Lubéron Regional Nature Park

The Mont Ventoux :
Mont Ventoux, the Giant of Provence “which culminates in 1.912 m, Dominates the Vaucluse landscape. Its natural assets have enabled it to benefit from a classification in the biosphere reserve by UNESCO.

The Sorgue :
This territory is mainly based on water since the two main sites are l’Isle sur la Sorgue and Fontaine de Vaucluse . The natural site of Fontaines de Vaucluse and its source are the most visited of the department and the many canals of the Sorgue which criss-cross the village make it a site of charm.

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In the south of France, between the sea and the mountains, from the Rhone Valley to the Mediterranean, from the Southern Alps to the calanques of Marseille, within these beautiful natural borders is a land of light. Art of living, wealth of the heritage, beauty of the sites concur to make it one of the regions most visited in France.

At Pernes les Fontaines

Pernes les Fontaines
Pernes les Fontaines
The hiring is located on the Commune of Pernes les Fontaines, Village classified Détours de France. It offers many festivities during the summer, Folklorises, Legends Night and Arts in the street etc … and outdoor activities, tennis, horseback riding, fishing and hiking on marked trails as well as several hiking trails of VTT.

Every 4 years in September: Heritage Day.

Close to the Village of Pernes les Fontaines

Abbaye de Senanque
Abbaye de Senanque
Golf in the town of Saumane.
Canoeing and kayaking at Fontaine de Vaucluse.
Provence is also known for its quality wines and regional products that you will find on the many markets of the region.

The region dominated by Mont Ventoux very rich in heritage, offers you a multitude of Sites such as Fontaine de Vaucluse, the Grottes de Thouzon, the Dentelles de Montmirail, l’Abbaye de Sénanque, etc… and towns to visit, Carpentras, Avignon, Isle sur la Sorgue, Gordes, Orange et Vaison la Romaine.