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Thème : Visit - Auteur : Daniel (02/02/2016)
The region of Mont Ventoux in the Vaucluse department, is certainly one of the finest and most impressive places of Provence, especially for nature lovers. Here's an overview of what you can discover during your stay ...
The region is dominated by the Giant of Provence, Mont Ventoux, beautiful site in the heart of Vaucluse. Several hiking trails wind on the slopes of Mont Ventoux and you permettetront enjoy an exceptional nature. Highest peak of Vaucluse to nearly 2000 m., Mont Ventoux offers a fantastic view, with clear weather, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. You can also go around the giant of Provence by borrowing the road through the Gorges de la Nesque: a canyon that starts from Monieux and leads up Méthamis. During this journey, you will also discover corners timeless as Montbrun-les-Bains and Brantes North Ventoux.
The summit is otherwise an ideal playground for seasoned cyclists. The ascent of Mont Ventoux is also part of the legendary stages of the Tour de France!
At the foot of Mont Ventoux are also found towns and villages that are worth visiting. Carpentras, its heritage and its Friday market; Vaison-la-Romaine, a city where ancient and medieval vestiges coexist with modernity; Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and its market junk dealers, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse; Bédoin village and forest, with its castle Entrechaux perched on a rock, or Vénasque, ranked among the most beautiful villages in France ...
To the west of Ventoux lie the Dentelles, small mountain beautifully bearing its name, in which walkers, hikers and climbing fans will find their happiness. And after exercise, what better than to take a tour in the cellars of the famous vineyards of Gigondas, Vacqueyras or Beaumes-de-Venise and then extend his visit to the charming village of Séguret.