From the top of its 12,912 meters, the majestic mountain the Mont Ventoux, nicknamed the “Giant of Provence”, is the highest peak of Vaucluse. Topped with a white crest it gives the illusion of eternal snow and the views from its summit take your breath away. Whether you visit in the summer or winter, or you’re a cycling or walking fan, this is an area that will never fail to surprise and dazzle…
Well Known Villages near the Mont Ventoux Display all (14)
Set on the edge of the beautiful Vaucluse plateau and close to the prestigious Côte du Rhône wine villages, this lively Provençal village between the Mont Ventoux and the Luberon Valley is a paradise for cyclists and wine-lovers.
Little town at the foot of the Mont Ventoux in the Vaucluse, 5km from Carpentras. Devoted mainly to agriculture with many vineyards (AOC Ventoux), fruit orchards and truffles. The Marquis de Sade had a residence here, today it houses a great restaurant and hotel, nice for lunch. This is also the village where Keira Knightly got married a few years ago and has a property.
At the foot of the Mount Ventoux Caromb is a quiet and charming village. Steeped in tradition and is the ideal place for those who would like a holiday away from the masses. A Caromb holiday offers visitors the chance to relax in stunning surroundings with a several activities available for the more energetic in the group. A Caromb holiday rental provides all of the comforts that you would expect of a hotel with the added bonus of some stunning scenery.
Set on the edge of the beautiful Vaucluse plateau and close to the prestigious Côte du Rhône wine villages, Carpentras is a lively Provençal town between the Mont Ventoux and the Luberon Valley is a paradise for cyclists and wine-lovers.
Venasque is a medieval village perched on the hilltop of a rocky outcrop. This village is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France. It dominates the valley of La Nesque. Venasque also has classified historical monuments and is believed to have the oldest baptistery in the region. There is a 12th century Church, ramparts, several chapels.
At the foot of the famous Mont Ventoux, in the Vaucluse, the small perched town of Bédoin overlooks majestically the surroundings. The church of Saint Pierre, which dominates its town center, is visible for miles. Bedoin is also considered the mecca for cyclists in Provence.
Dating back to the 10th Century. The picturesque village of Malaucene and the beautiful surrounding countryside are the main draw for visitors. The traditional weekly food market, and the excellent wineries on the outskirts of the village are not to be missed.
La Roque sur Pernes is one of the hilltop villages of Comtat Venaissin. It owes its name to its crown of Limestone rocks against which it is built.
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