Situated in southeast France, the Vaucluse is a region or department bordered by the River Durance in the south and the mighty Rhone to the west. The east of the Vaucluse is mountainous with the Giant of Provence, Mont Ventoux being the most dominant peak. The other mountainous regions of the Vaucluse are Luberon, Dentelles de Montmirail and Monts de Vaucluse. This part of the Provence is made up of stunning countryside, vineyards abound, and lavender fields add color and scent the air.
The second part of our blog to see the wide choice of exciting hotels in the Vaucluse area of France looks at even more stunning places that are situated in some of the very best locations in the region. The hotels are chosen for their individual characters and are a far cry from multi-national chain hotels that are found in most towns and cities. Our journey first takes us to the town of Mont Ventoux where we visit a majestic luxury hotel.
The Vaucluse region lays in the heart of wonderful Provence, it offers fantastic attractions for the visitor such as inspiring landscapes, and historical ancient towns and relics. There are wonderful areas to visit, such as the Luberon, Cotes du Rhone, Mont Ventoux, and the Dentelles de Montmirail. Some of the towns and villages of the Vaucluse have a rich heritage dating back to the Middle Ages and earlier.
Our third and concluding part of our blog regarding some of the best sightseeing and tourist areas around wonderful Vaucluse takes us to more staggering destinations in this part of the Provencal countryside. As we have seen the Haut-Vaucluse area of Provence is truly one of the most spectacular regions in the whole of France, full of ancient Gallo-Roman towns and quaint medieval villages precariously perched on hilltops.
The second part of our journey discovering the beauty of Vaucluse takes us to the formidable Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque and the Vaison-la-Romaine. We also look at other great tourist attractions that you cannot possibly miss out on in this gorgeous area of Provence.
Vaucluse lays in southeast France in the heat of Provence, and it is named after the famous and historical spring the Fontaine de Vaucluse. Sometimes referred to as Haut-Vaucluse, Vaucluse is a landscape that has inspired writers and painters due to its beauty and perfection. Both Chagall and Cezanne were drawn to the sun-drenched countryside to create some of their most stunning work.