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Vaucluse, situated in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, is steeped in history and natural beauty. Known for its Roman heritage, vibrant markets, and scenic landscapes, the department offers a rich tapestry of experiences. From the Roman ruins in Vaison La Romaine and Orange to the culinary festivals celebrating local produce, Vaucluse is a destination that appeals to history buffs, foodies, and nature lovers alike.

Architectural Influence

The architectural heritage of Vaucluse is a blend of Roman and medieval influences. Notable landmarks include the well-preserved Roman Theatre in Orange, the Pont Julien Roman Bridge near Bonnieux, and the grand Palais des Papes in Avignon. The area is also home to charming villages like Bonnieux, Menerbes, and Gordes, each boasting its own unique architectural style.

Activities and Attractions

Vaucluse offers a plethora of activities for outdoor enthusiasts and cultural aficionados. The Luberon region, immortalised by Peter Mayle's 'A Year in Provence,' is a haven for artists and filmmakers. The department is also renowned for its scenic views, including Mont Ventoux and the Dentelles de Montmirail, as well as its Romanesque Cistercian monasteries like the Abbaye de Senanque.

Culinary Delights

The department is a gastronomic paradise, known for its truffles, herbs, and lavender. Seasonal fairs celebrate local produce like cherries, melons, and strawberries. The vineyards of Vaucluse produce some of France's most renowned wines, including Beaumes de Venise, Vacqueras, and Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

Historic Towns

Historic towns like Vaison La Romaine, Orange, and Avignon offer a glimpse into the area's rich past. The local markets in Isle sur la Sorgue, Carpentras, Apt, Coustellet, and Velleron have been recognised for their atmosphere and product quality by the National Council for the Culinary Arts.

Festivals and Events

Vaucluse hosts a variety of festivals celebrating its rich culinary heritage. The Truffle Mass in Richerenches, the Garlic Festival in Piolenc, and the Lavender Festival in Sault are just a few examples. These events attract chefs and food enthusiasts from all over France.


The department is easily accessible, benefiting from its proximity to the coast and major airports in Marseilles and Nimes. The TGV station in Avignon further enhances its connectivity.

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