Heritage & culture

Unique historical sites in the middle of an extraordinary nature, superb perched vilages, a rich history, colors, scents… Discover the multiple facets of Provence.

  • Saint-Didier

    Distance: 800 meters


    Saint-Didier, see its superb main street shadded by hundreds of plane trees, its restaurants and cafes… The main street leads to the castle (Chateau de Thézan, which became a thermal establishment; […]

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  • Vénasque

    Distance: 5km


    Vénasque, clinging to a rocky peak overlooking vineyards, garrigue and cherry trees, Venasque is an old medieval settlement which only has the remains of the ramparts and three Saracen towers to […]

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  • Méthamis

    Distance: 13km


    Methamis, on a roc, the village dominates the superb Gorges de la Nesque. It is a typical Provencal charming hilltop village with two churchs at its top (Saint-Paul and Saint-Pierre), and […]

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  • L’Isle sur la Sorgue

    Distance: 15km

    L’Isle sur la Sorgue

    L’Isle sur la Sorgue, nickenamed the ‘Venice of Provence’ is split by small canals (some still well preserved water mills evoke the past of textile and paper industries), is renowned […]

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  • Abbey Notre-Dame of Senanque

    Distance: 15km

    Abbey Notre-Dame of Senanque

    The superb Cistercian Abbey of Senanque is a must see. Nearby, the ‘Borie village’ is also a very interesting discovery of the stone huts built by the farmers in the 18th century.

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  • Ventoux mount

    Distance: 17km

    Ventoux mount

    Ventoux mount, nicknamed the Giant of Provence, essentialy calcareous, keeps  diverse micro-climates and therefore a rich environmental biodiversity and wildlife. Famous as being one of the highlights of the Tour […]

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  • Gordes

    Distance: 19km


    Gordes, on a hilltop, with wonderful views of Luberon valley, the castle (with an architecture from the troubled Middles Ages to the Renaissance era), the arcades and alleyways…

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  • Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Beaume de Venise

    Distance: 20km

    Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Beaume de Venise

    Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Beaume de Venise, four icons of Rhone valley’s highly praised wine area; superb historic villages with excellent wineries to discover and that we will recommend you to visit.

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  • Avignon

    Distance: 30km


    Avignon city for its famous Pope Palace, pedetrian streets, shopping but also Calvet museum (to admire Antiquity and archeology pieces, Dutch masters paintings but also paintings or drawing of Manet, […]

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  • Oppède le Vieux

    Distance: 30km

    Oppède le Vieux

    Oppède le Vieux, with its artisans and artists, the beautiful 12th century church (Notre-Dame d’Alidon) which is partly Roman but also Gothic as it was renovated on the 16thy century. […]

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  • Ménerbes

    Distance: 31km


    Ménerbes, superb perched medieval village where Picasso and Nicolas de Stael stayed, its abbey of Saint-Hilaire, its fortress, Jane Eakin house, as well as the black truffle museum and wine […]

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  • Roussillon

    Distance: 34km


    Roussillon for the ochres cliffs (Rustrel village, further east, has also some impressive ochres quarry, both are actually linked by a path), its church and the charm of the village center

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  • Orange

    Distance: 35km


    Orange city, for its magnificient Roman Antic Theatre, Arc de Triomphe, the pedestrian streets, the Hospice…

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  • Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

    Distance: 37km


    Saint-Rémy de Provence, with its elegant architecture, doors, old noble houses, the painter Jouenne Museum, Van Gogh cultural center, the Cristallerie d’Art (where you can see the hand-blown cristal – call to […]

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  • Bonnieux

    Distance: 40km


    Bonnieux and its 12th century Roman and Gothic style church (Vieille Eglise), a bakery museum, superb views of Lacoste and the valley.

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  • Sault

    Distance: 40km


    Sault, perched on its roc, dominates the Val de Sault composed of lavender fields and spelt fields. Visit teh medievial castle, Notre-Dame de La Tour church, the natural essences distilleries and […]

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  • Baux-de-Provence

    Distance: 47km


    Baux-de-Provence village and its ruined castle, old streets and astonishing views.

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  • Lourmarin

    Distance: 52km


    Lourmarin, Albert Camus’ home, has a majestic castle (Villa Medicis de Provence), a very charming center with cobble streets, Mediterranean architecture, shadded public squares, cafes and restaurants, a belfry, a […]

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  • Pont du Gard

    Distance: 55km

    Pont du Gard

    Pont du Gard, a gigantic aqueduct built 2000 years ago by the Romans, still stands proudly and is perfectly kept.

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  • Arles

    Distance: 66km


    Arles city: the arena and the antic theatre, as well as the museum ‘Arles-Antique’ showcasing numerous Roman objects found in Rhône river, as well as explanations of the life under […]

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  • Aix-en-Provence

    Distance: 85km


    Aix-En-Provence is only at 1h15 drive, passing by the magnificient countryside road of Lacoste, Bonnieux, Lourmarin, Cadenet, Pertuis and Aix-En-Provence. Aix-En-Provence has a noble heritage which you will remark through […]

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