Tourism in Althen‑des‑Paluds

can the village of Althen-des-Paluds in the Vaucluse department have dreamed of a more beautiful setting? Nestled under the sun of Provence, the village has managed to protect its identity.

By choosing to take the side roads that will lead you to this charming village, you will enjoy a completely different pace, far from the hustle and bustle of the big cities.

Do you want to spend an active vacation in contact with nature? Rent a bike, take your backpack and discover the paths of Provence. Other activities can also be practiced in Provence. For example, do you want to try rock climbing? Would you like to take part in a horseback riding excursion?

From the Mediterranean coast to the high meadows of the Southern French Alps, the attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on its rich gastronomy. In Althen-des-Paluds, gourmet food is the order of the day! Visit the local producers and taste the flavors of the regional markets.

Men have contributed to the charm of Provence: churches, castles, museums, wash houses are as many invitations to discovery. The local Tourist Office will inform you about the activities available and the tourist sites to visit. Are you looking for accommodation in the Vaucluse department? Discover a wide choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Vaucluse department: bed and breakfast, campsites, hotels…

The Museums in the Vaucluse department

Sunny landscapes and numerous authentic villages are not the only treasures of the Vaucluse. The Museums in the Vaucluse department will seduce you for sure. The Marc Deydier museum in Cucuron, the Calvet museum in Avignon, the Donadeï museum in Campredon de L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, the winegrower’s museum in Rasteau, the Comtadin-Duplessis museum in Carpentras, the Harmas de Jean-Henri Fabre in Sérignan-du-Comtat, and many more…

The culture of madder

In the 19th century, this plant made the village rich. Its roots were in fact used to make dyes intended in particular for the clothing and fashion industry. The Sorgue waters the commune and contributes to the agricultural prosperity of the village.

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