Le Barroux, Mont Ventoux
Le Barroux is located in the heart of Provence and is surrounded by wooded hills and hectares of vineyards. Le Barroux is a quiet village, a true haven of peace. The perfect place to return in the evening after visiting the neighboring villages rich in history, architecture and bustling markets.
What makes this Village special
Things to do in Le Barroux, Provence, France
The countryside around the holiday homes in Le Barroux offers plenty to see and do. There is the possibility of hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, boating, fishing, kayaking and horseback riding in this picturesque region of Provence. In winter there is the possibility of skiing on Mont Ventoux, just 15 km away.
Visit the castle
The small town has a huge 12th century castle located high above the hilltop village. The castle has been well maintained since its construction.
Visit a local vineyard
The Cote de Rhone wine track is ideal for those who don't drive or don't want to take their car! Visit the region's cellars and enjoy wine tasting on site. This region is famous for its vineyards which produce world-class Gigondas and Chateauneuf du Pape wines.
Places to visit around Le Barroux, Provence , France
Just 35 km from Le Barroux are other character holiday homes in the historic town of Gordes. Classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France, Gordes offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The gray and white stone houses are built in a spiral and at the top of the hill there is a very beautiful church and an old castle.
Avignon is a medieval town, which was built near the Rhône, just 40 km from Le Barroux. The Palais des Papes is one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe and towers over the region from its top. Avignon also has many museums, churches and beautiful architecture.
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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.
Barely 20 km from Avignon in beautiful southeastern France, the effervescent town of L'Isle sur la Sorgue is famed for its lively antiques scene. Close to the scenic perched villages of the Luberon Valley and within striking distance of Châteauneuf du Pape’s prestigious vineyards, L'Isle sur la Sorgue is known as “the Venice of the Comtat” for its waterways that bring a welcome freshness to the town’s streets and terraces.
The village of Gordes is a beautiful stone village perched high on the southern end of the Plateau of the Vaucluse. The whole village, built from local stone, glows golden in the morning sun, which is a view only matched by the views over the forests of the Luberon.
One of the most beautiful villages in the Luberon Regional Natural Park. Built on top of a hill, it is surrounded by beautiful countryside and offers stunning views. This village has a rich historical past and has been very well preserved from any contemporary construction. Ménerbes has been inhabited since prehistoric times and archaeological excavations have brought to light ancient buildings dating from Roman times.
The ancient fortified village of Bonnieux is perched high above the Combe de Lourmarin, dominated by the ancient church which marks the skyline. The village has a wonderfully Provençal appearance, and is a great base for walking and cycling holidays as well as the wider exploration of the Luberon area.
Nestled in the heart of the protected natural park of the Alpilles you will discover a village that has preserved all its authenticity. From the top of its perch, the charming village of Eygalières dominates the graceful landscapes where fields of olive trees line the plain, and the vineyards on the horizon.The beautiful old houses of the village are built in local stone and stand in a row along the small winding streets. Eygalières has some of the most beautiful private residences that are available to rent as holiday homes. Only 10 kms from the busy town of Saint Rémy de Provence and 15 kms from Les Baux de Provence, Eygalières is an ideal village from which to base yourself.
Saint Rémy de Provence, a charming Provencal town in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of the Alpilles, invites you to discover its riches: lifestyle, Roman remains and Provencal festivals. In the Provencal capital of the art of living where Nostradamus was born, you will find: gastronomy, local products, olive oil, vineyards "AOC Les Baux de Provence", handicrafts, the Provençal market , the artists, the charm of beautiful shops and art galleries, nature walks and hikes where you can breathe rosemary, thyme and wild sage, the places painted by Van Gogh, the Roman archaeological site of Glanum rocked by cicadas, traditions, festivals, and 300 days of sunshine a year ...
Lourmarin is a typical Provencal village, considered one of the most beautiful villages in the country. Nestled among lush vineyards, blossoming almond trees and fragrant olive groves, Lourmarin is filled with a great selection of cafes, bustling restaurants and trendy boutiques that complement each other to create a lively and friendly atmosphere.
Maussane-les-Alpilles lies at the foot of the Alpilles mountain range, an area of natural beauty that is primed for enjoyable days in a traditional holiday home. With a varied array of outdoor activities and fantastic restaurants and the famous perched villages to visit making Maussane-les-Alpilles a great base to explore the delights of Provence.