In the heart of Provence, the Vaucluse is an area brimming with treasures of the land and of man. Visit the celebrated lavender fields and colourful markets where wow factor stalls are filled with mouth-watering local produce. Discover historic cities and cultural icons such as the monumental Palais des Papes in Avignon, the region’s capital. Charming, picturesque and unforgettable…
Well Known Villages in Vaucluse Display all (41)
On the edge of the magnificent Vaucluse plateau and close to the prestigious wine-growing villages, Pernes-les-Fontaines is a city of water and history which has managed to retain all the character of a Provençal village where life is good. A city that leaves no one indifferent!
At the foot of Mont Ventoux, 5 kilometers from Carpentras, this small town has many vineyards and orchards. It is also the land of truffles. It benefits from an interesting historical heritage and its surroundings are full of paths that invite you to discover this countryside so typical of Provence.
In the heart of the Vaucluse mountains, Gordes is a perched Provençal village, ranked among the most beautiful in France, whose charm immediately affects the visitor. Entirely built in dry stone, it shines with a thousand lights under the morning sun and offers a breathtaking view of the Luberon forests.
Just 20 kilometers from Avignon, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is a charming riverside village. This charming city, which is nicknamed the "Comtadine Venice", leaves no one indifferent. Renowned for its antiques, it is a paradise for bargain hunters. Thanks to its markets, it also attracts all gourmets!
Between Carpentras and Malaucène, surrounded by wooded hills and hectares of vineyards, Le Barroux is a perched village and a true haven of peace. A picturesque place that deserves a visit for its panoramas, its historical and cultural heritage, its abbey and its lake.
At the foot of Mont Ventoux, Caromb is a quiet and charming village. Steeped in tradition, this is the perfect place for those who want a vacation away from the crowds. Caromb offer vacationers the opportunity to relax in beautiful surroundings with several activities available. A vacation home in Caromb offers all the comforts you would expect from a hotel with an added bonus: 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.
Crillon-le-Brave is one of the 11 hilltop villages in the region. To visit it is to gain height, enjoy breathtaking views of Mont Ventoux and fall under the spell of an authentic village. History buffs, wine lovers and sports enthusiasts will find something to satisfy their passion.
Venasque is a medieval town full of charm, perched on top of a rocky peak, classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France, which dominates the Nesque valley. It has listed historical monuments including the oldest baptistery in the region, a 12th century church, ramparts and several chapels.
At the foot of the famous Mont Ventoux, in the Vaucluse, the small town of Bédoin majestically dominates the surroundings. St. Peter's Church, which overlooks its town center, is visible for miles around. Bédoin is also considered an important meeting point for cyclists in Provence.
Malaucène, capital of Ventoux, is a pretty 10th century village. It revolves around its old fort which dominates the town. Its historical heritage is worthy of interest and the surrounding countryside, superb, allows many outdoor activities.
Located in the heart of the Luberon regional natural park in the Vaucluse, between Apt and Roussillon, this ocher village is a renowned historical and geological site. It is made up of isolated countryside and around thirty small hamlets, surrounded by magnificent landscapes.
A few kilometers from L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, perched on its rocky ridge, La Roque-sur-Pernes is an adorable village in the Comtat Venaissin that looks like a Provençal nativity scene. It has managed to preserve its historical heritage and is the ideal place for those looking for calm and serenity.
Beaumes-de-Venise is a small picturesque French village located at the foot of the Dentelles de Montmirail. It is ideally located for people wishing to spend an excellent holiday with family or friends, thanks to the many activities on offer. It is also renowned for its wines.
At the confluence of the Rhône and the Durance, the City of the Popes, in the department of Vaucluse, is famous for its ramparts, its historic center and for its bridge. It is also a dynamic city whose reputation is second to none, thanks to its prestigious Theater Festival!
18 kilometers from Avignon, Velleron is a typical village that will make you love Provence. Renowned for its market, the town has an interesting historical heritage that it would be a shame to ignore. It's good to live here, so stopping here during the holidays means taking time to recharge your batteries while enjoying the best local products!
The old fortified village is located at the top of the valley of Lourmarin and dominated by an old church. This perched Provençal village is the ideal place to discover the region by bike or on foot and benefits from an exceptional panorama which extends from the Petit Luberon to the Monts du Vaucluse and as far as Mont Ventoux.
Dominated by Mont Ventoux, Vaison-la-Romaine is a town of character, some districts of which are of impressive archaeological and historical interest. To visit this city is to travel back in time and relive 2,000 years of history! For lovers of old stones but also for those who love good food, outdoor events and hikes!
Cucuron is one of the most beautiful villages in Vaucluse, in the Luberon National Park. It has retained its Provençal authenticity and its atmosphere exudes an old-fashioned charm. Its heritage, its natural environment and its taste for good cuisine make it a very pleasant place for holidays.
Located in the Luberon regional natural park at the foot of the Vaucluse mountains, Roussillon is ranked among the most beautiful villages in Franc. It is also one of the most atypical towns. It is famous for its colorful houses and its ocher quarries. Because it has the largest ocher deposit in the world, Roussillon is one of the essentials of Provence.
Formerly a Roman military camp, this pleasant little Provençal town stands out as the capital of the Luberon and the world capital of candied fruit. Located in the Calavon valley between the Vaucluse mountains and the Luberon massif, this charming city has a very attractive historic center.
Located in the Luberon National Natural Park, Robion is a small Provençal haven of peace leaning against the mountain. It is the starting point for many hiking trails in the Luberon. It is the ideal place for those wishing to avoid the crowds, while being close to the small town of Cavaillon.
In the heart of Provence, on the banks of the Durance and at the gates of the Luberon, Pertuis is a pleasant Provençal city which has a historical heritage worthy of interest and where it is good to taste the typical sweetness of the south of France.
30 kilometers from Avignon, this village was built around its very impressive source. It is a very picturesque natural site in a deep valley with a landscape of caves and valleys which has inspired many artists. Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is also a place steeped in history. All these assets make it the most visited village in Vaucluse!
On a hillock in the Vaucluse mountains, facing the ocher cliffs, Joucas is a real haven of peace, full of charm and authenticity. This hilltop village has managed to preserve its historical heritage which will charm you, and promises you panoramas of rare beauty over the Luberon plain, sheltered from the onslaught of the mistral.
9 kilometers from Apt, on the southern slopes of the Monts de Vaucluse, this medieval village, built on a rocky outcrop, offers a breathtaking panorama of the Luberon, the Alpilles and the Monts de Vaucluse. All around, an environment of scrubland and forests reminds you that you are in the South. This agricultural town steeped in history is really worth the detour.
Lourmarin is one of the most beautiful villages in France. Nestled in the heart of lush vineyards, flowering almond trees and fragrant olive groves, it has cafés and restaurants with lively terraces as well as pleasant Provençal shops. Its historical heritage is worth the detour.
Ménerbes is one of the most beautiful villages in France. Built on top of a hill, the village offers a breathtaking view of the Luberon. Inhabited since prehistoric times, this charming town has a rich historical past and has been very well preserved. There reigns here an incomparable sweetness of life! Reason why Ménerbes has attracted many artists!
Not far from Ménerbes, Oppède is a small town renowned for its magnificent old village, built at the top of a rocky outcrop on a foothills of the Luberon. Oppède-le-Vieux has kept its architectural historical heritage intact, which gives it a timeless charm.
Between Cavaillon and Apt, Goult enjoys an almost perfect location, perched on a hill in the Luberon Regional Natural Park. A haven of peace for lovers of old stones and nature, close to many points of tourist interest.
16 kilometers from Apt, Lacoste is one of the prettiest hilltop villages in the Luberon. It offers a remarkable view up to Mont Ventoux and has retained its authentic medieval character. We come to Lacoste to discover its historical heritage and the castle of a famous marquis…
Discover Ansouis, located south of the Luberon massif, one of the most beautiful villages in France. The town is a hilltop village in Provence. Visit its Renaissance castle, its museums, and its church and do not hesitate to get lost in the alleys of this fabulous village to live a timeless experience.
At the crossroads of the Vaucluse and Luberon mountains, Cabrières-d'Avignon is a charming village surrounded by cedar forests, typically Provençal with its dry stone houses and its walls that line the narrow roads. Very picturesque and preserved, it has retained its character with its many peasant dwellings which have now been renovated and converted into luxury holiday homes.
In the heart of the Comtat Venaissin, between Orange and Carpentras, the village of Sarrians offers a pleasant stay in the heart of the Provençal countryside, a stone's throw from the Dentelles de Montmirail. It has an interesting historical heritage and is the ideal starting point for exploring the surrounding towns and villages.