Vaison-la-Romaine is surrounded by 19 villages all more charming than the others.
The visit of Séguret, classified among the 154 Plus Beaux Villages of France, is unavoidable. Then we will show you the circuit of the perched villages of the Toulourenc Valley: Entrechaux, Brantes, Savoillans, Saint-Léger-du-Ventoux, or the templar villages: Roaix, Villedieu, Buisson, or the medieval villages: Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Crestet …
Vaison-la-Romaine deserves an extended stop. Renowned for its antique site, the largest in France, the city is also rich with a magnificent medieval town, dominated by the old castle of the Count of Toulouse. On Tuesday morning, his market filled the whole city with the smells, colors and flavors of the South.
Many famous sights can be reached in less than an hour by car:
Avignon and its Palace of the Popes (40 mn)
The Pont du Gard (55 mn)
Gordes, the Abbey of Senanques (40 mn)
Fontaines-de-Vaucluse (40 mn)
L’Isle sur la Sorgue, the city of antique dealers (40 mn)
Orange, Carpentras (20 mn)
Nyons, capital of the olive of the same name (30 mn)
Grignan, the castle of Madame de Sévigné (30 mn)
A little further, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, the Baux-de-Provence (1h15)