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Beaumes-de-Venise, Mont Ventoux

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.

What makes this village special?

Located at the foot of the Courens plateau, the village owes its name to the many caves ("balmes") dug into the hill. It's a good place to live. The walk in the alleys of the village is a real delight. You can admire old houses and the ruins of a feudal castle at the top of the village, from where the panorama is exceptional. Don't miss the Notre-Dame d'Aubune church, a 12th century building with a magnificent Baroque style altar and a 17th century painting recounting the episode of plague that ravaged the village at the time.

The village is well known for its Muscat, a natural sweet wine, and its red wine. Enthusiasts will therefore not fail to visit vineyards and cellars.

For sports enthusiasts, all the interest of Beaumes-de-Venise lies in the fact that it is located near the picturesque mountain range of the Dentelles de Montmirail. They will therefore be delighted to discover all the outdoor activities available to them. Indeed, you can practice climbing, mountaineering and abseiling. The Luberon National Park offers sports activities such as cycling, walking and horse riding.

Lovers of old stones and history will learn that the Vaucluse department has a number of picturesque villages. Gordes, Roussillon, Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and Fontaine-de-Vaucluse are must-sees!


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