Population: 499,695 Area 3,450 km²
Within Provence: Vaucluse is surrounded by:
To west: the valley of the Rhône, which provides water for this land of fruit vegetables and reputed vinyards.
To north : the Drome, the Pope’s Enclave just above Vaison la Romaine
To east: the Mount Ventoux, near the Luberon.
This is a land where you can find castles and perched villages. Peter Mayle and his bestseller “Une Année en Provence” speaks a lot about it.
Right in the heart of Provence, you can visit cultural sites as the Abby of Senanque and the typical villages of Gordes, Ménerbes, Lourmarin.
The Rhône Valley and The Comtat Venaissin
Avignon, Orange, Cavaillon and Carpentras are famous cities of this fertile valley. Very well know xines such as Côtes du Rhône, Côtes de Ventoux and Côtes de Luberon mostly classed A.O C, Chateauneuf du Pape along with Gigondas add prestige to the region.
Haut Vaucluse (Provence des Papes)
The historically site of Vaucluse. Below the Pope’s Enclave the land is rich in truffles, lavender, honey and good wine. This is the Provence made from the love of hard work and the knowledge that has been transmitted from fathers to sons..
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