The most beautiful walks to discover the Vaucluse
Vaucluse is a department with an abundance of walking routes and opportunities for cultural, natural, fun or sporting discoveries. There is so much to do that one summer won’t be enough. You will need to come back!
Vaucluse offers numerous opportunities for family outings and walks. The natural heritage of this department situated in the heart of Provence invites you to take a walk, whether in the foothills of the Luberon mountains, the picturesque villages or to the summit of the mythical Mont Ventoux. The view is impressive and the atmosphere is special, as if the spirit of the climbers who conquered it still reign there.
Little villages and markets
After spending some time at the campsite pool, why not get out and about for a walk around Vaucluse. Here you are spoilt for choice and the most difficult thing will be finding something you all agree on. The little hilltop villages with their numerous fountains and architectural remains are not to be missed, and you will manage to entice the whole family there if you promise them a delicious lemonade or even an ice-cream in the village square shaded by a plane tree. Everyone will love family outings and walks in Vaucluse!
Early in the morning when the temperatures are cooler, why not go for a little jaunt around the markets. You will discover gastronomic delights and these small local markets give your walk a great sense of purpose in Vaucluse.
Shopping and culture in Avignon
In Pernes les Fontaines, you are right in the heart of Provence surrounded by Mont Ventoux, Luberon and mountainside villages. But you also just a few kilometres from Avignon which is well worth the detour. The pearl of Vaucluse, a walk around Avignon is perfect for a family outing. Wander through the narrow streets of the old town and do a bit of shopping, then stop off at the Palais des Papes which offers audio-guided tours that the whole family will love.
Lastly, the Pont d’Avignon is a must for those of who fancy a bit of dancing! And capture the moment…
In addition to family walks in Vaucluse, the water parks, such as Wave Island, and theme parks are a godsend for families. They offer something for everyone and when you return to the campsite at the end of the day, you will all sleep like babies.
Oenological stay in Vaucluse
Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas, Vacqueyras, AOC Luberon, AOC Ventoux… If you are a wine lover, these names will surely mean something to you!
Make the most of your holiday in the Vaucluse region and combine your stay at the campsite with discovering a variety of wines in the local vineyards.
In this exceptional setting, you will find both large vineyards producing ‘grands crus’ and small producers. An opportunity for those who love oenology, or simply the curious among you, to share a fun experience with your family and allow yourselves to be tempted by a vineyard tour which generally include a tasting session of the best regional wines.
You will get a chance to meet passionate producers, discover how a vineyard works and find out all the secrets of wine growing! And who better than a wine specialist to tell you all about grape variety and explain the distinctive features of their wine and its aromas. Awaken your senses of taste and smell among the Vaucluse vineyards.