Mazan, Mont Ventoux
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.
What makes this Village special
Things to visit : one of the many surrounding vineyards, Château de Fondrèche is one of our favourites, the gates of the 12th century ramparts, Château de Causans, the history of Folklore museum, 14th century Pareloup Chapel, the Church.
The Mazan market takes place regularly in the morning on Mondays. It is located Boulevard de la Tournelle, also named Place du 11 Novembre, it is on the square to the west of the city center, on the road to Carpentras. There are merchants on about 10 stalls that offer fruits and vegetables, butcher's and deli products, and products from local producers and products. The number of exhibitors and the products proposed vary according to the season, the information is given only as an indication. Producer market - Saturday mornings only : Fruits and vegetables but also honey, muscat AOC Ventoux, goat cheese and olive oil, products that make the pride and character of Mazan. Culinary demonstrations will be organized throughout the season. you will find: Asparagus, tapenade, Fruit juice, Strawberries, Cheese, Poultry, Honey ... Once a month, a gourmet basket of fresh produce will be available. Other activities will be organized during the season.