The Luberon Ochre Trail in Roussilon - Photo credit: Alain Hocquel / Vaucluse Provence AttractivitéThe Luberon Ochre Trail in Roussilon - Photo credit: Alain Hocquel / Vaucluse Provence Attractivité
©The Luberon Ochre Trail in Roussilon - Photo credit: Alain Hocquel / Vaucluse Provence Attractivité|Alain Hocquel / Vaucluse Provence Attractivité

Provence's nuggets less than an hour away

Need to extend your stay in Provence? Departing from Avignon, discover the riches of a land between mountains and wonders, a true concentrate of authenticity.

Across the Rhône

By making Avignon their home, the Popes irrevocably left their mark on the entire region, from Avignon to Roquemaure, and forged a common destiny. Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, although on French soil, quickly became the Popes’ summer resort, to the point where fifteen palaces and gardens flourished here!

How do I get there?

  • by car: 5 minutes
  • on foot: 40 minutes
  • by bike: 15 minutes

The Luberon and its hilltop villages

The Luberon is a Provencal painting saturated with color! Red in Roussillon and its Colorado, lavender as far as the eye can see and the yellow stones of France’s most beautiful villages. All aboard for a postcard tour!

How to get there?

  • by car: approx. 40 minutes
  • by bike: approx. 2 hours


The Camargue, an island between two lands

A delta where river and sea meet… The Camargue is 100,000 hectares and 75 km of seafront, home to a wealth of wildlife to be preserved. Pink flamingos, horses and Camargue bulls are its most emblematic representatives. These canals, marshes, fields and rice paddies are the birthplace of ancestral know-how that men continue to pass on.

A migratory land for birds, the Camargue is a strategic observation point for birdwatchers. To discover this unique ecosystem, take the time to explore the territory of the Parc naturel régional de Camargue. Open to all, it will enable you to approach, with great care, a fragile fauna and flora that demands respect from visitors.

Mont Ventoux, giant of Provence

In every season, the Giant of Provence draws you to it. Bikers, biosphere enthusiasts, hikers or snowshoers, set out to conquer this lunar mountain. A small step for Man that will take you further than you can imagine…

The Sorgues region

At Sorgues, you’ll find everything you need for a successful stay! Nature activities on the water, heritage discoveries and Provencal art de vivre: a concentrate of happiness that flows from the source!

In the footsteps of Roman times

Between Nîmes, Arles, Orange and the Pont du Gard, discover a region shaped by Roman history. A unique heritage invites you to discover a rich and fundamental civilization.