Bédoin, Mont Ventoux
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.
Wat maakt deze plaats zo speciaalGastronomy lovers will enjoy strolling through the colorful stalls of the Provençal market of Bedoin on Monday mornings, and you can also visit the vineyards that produce the famous Côtes du Ventoux AOC. The orchards that stretch over hundreds of acres in the nearby hills offer fresh fruit such as cherries, apricots, plums, figs and of course olives.
Visitors come from all over the world to climb or cycle up the "Giant of Provence". The Mont Ventoux is one of the symbols of Provence, with its clearly identifiable and famous Hertzian station that can be seen hundreds of kilometers in the round. It is classified as a biosphere reserve by UNESCO and offers hiking or cycling tours that will satisfy even the most demanding.
Bédoin is also a city of art. It houses numerous workshops of artists and craftsmen.
During your stay in Bédoin, do not miss: The church of St. Peter, which was partially destroyed during the revolution, and which dominates the city. Its facade is in the Jesuit style and its bell tower is square.
A picnic at sunset on Mount Ventoux, which will certainly delight the whole family.
Every Monday morning all year round.
Let yourself be tempted by a visit to the market. With the seasons, all your senses will be awake, colors, scents ... Artisans will also offer you the product of their know-how.