Environment

A trip to the Provence is always a good idea, because this region has so much to offer ...

Mont Ventoux

For the heroic cyclists among us, Ventoux Deluxe is the perfect place to prepare your climb of the Mont-Ventoux. Malaucène is situated 17 km from Ventoux Deluxe. The starting point in Bédoin is 30 km away and the least known departure point in Sault is 40 km away.

Go for it!

Sport and adventure

Be sure to get acquainted with the wild life of the region and sign up for a via ferrata, an escalade, a canyoning or a paragliding. Discover the landscapes and the rivers around the Mont Ventoux and the Dentelles de Montmirail in an adventurous and unforgettable way.

If you are less into adventure sports, you can also explore the region by walking and cycling: ride through the vineyards of the Côtes-du-Rhône (possibly by e-bike), walk at sunrise and sunset on the Mont-Ventoux, with guide or individually. Everything is possible.

You can also visit the Resort 'Mont Serein' both in winter and in summer times. The resort offers you numerous winter sports activities (Alpin ski (18 slopes, Luge, Surf, Raquettes, ...) In summer, you can participate in a lot of family activities (pony, jeux gonfables, horse riding, ...).

Culture

Ventoux Deluxe is situated near many tourist attractions, such as Vaison-la-Romaine (10 km), Nyons (17 km) or Buis Les Baronnies (15 km). The typical Provencal villages of Faucon (2 km) and Puymeras (4 km) are also worth a visit. A little further afield you will find some of the “most beautiful villages in France”, such as Sables (20 km) or Séguret (20 km), with narrow streets, Romanesque churches, abbeys and castles. Orange (40 km) is also easily accessible. An hour's drive away, the city of Avignon (65 km), the ancient city of the popes, also offers unique insights into the culture. The famous street festival, held every July, is one of the most important theater and live events in the world.

Gastronomy

The Vaucluse is known for its gastronomy, traditional markets and fresh products : apricots, almonds, cherries, tomatoes, aromatic herbs, local cheesed, not to mention the famous olive oil from Nyons.

If you don't feel like cooking yourself, book a table in a gastronomic restaurant nearby. Pure indulgence!

Wine

Around Mérindol-les-Oliviers you can visit several renowned wine estates : Gigondas (25km) , Vacqueyras (30km) , Châteauneuf du Pape (45km), Cairanne (25km), Vinsobres (15km) ...

Truffle

From mid-November to mid-March, the village of Richerenches (35 km away) hosts the largest truffle market in Europe every Saturday. At other times of the year, visit the truffle museum in Richerenches and discover the secrets of the black diamond of the Vaucluse.