Le Barroux : tourism and travel guide

Located in the Vaucluse department, the village of Le Barroux is nestled in the heart of beautiful landscapes, at the foot of Mont Ventoux.

The village of Le Barroux opens its doors to you for a quiet getaway or a stay of several days.

At Le Barroux, several outdoor activities await you. For you, vacations rhyme with hiking? You can walk along the hiking trails of this preserved area of the Comtat Venaissin. During your stay in the Comtat Venaissin, you can also try out other activities: horse riding, rock climbing, tree climbing, paragliding…

Churches, fountains and wash houses, monasteries… Also take advantage of your stay to discover a historical and cultural heritage. The village is famous for its medieval castle, now home to a whisky distillery. You can visit the Château du Barroux and its distillery. Le Barroux Abbey is still home to a community of Benedictine monks. You can attend mass, and visit the monastery store.

Fruits of Provence (grapes, strawberries, melons, peaches, cherries, plums), seafood and fish caught in the Mediterranean, white, red or rosé wines with fruity notes, olives from Provence: the attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on a gastronomy of rare diversity. The terroir is part of the identity of the village of Le Barroux, where producers in love with their trade (re)live traditions handed down from generation to generation.

Prepare your stay in this particularly pleasant region by contacting the Tourist Office of Le Barroux. Are you looking for accommodation in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? You can discover a selection of accommodations to spend your stay in the Vaucluse department: hotels, bed and breakfast, campsites…

The Comtat Venaissin

In the Middle Ages, the popes chose this area of Provence blessed by the gods and settled here. From the vineyards surrounding Châteauneuf-du-Pape to the slopes of Mont-Ventoux, from Avignon to Vaison-la-Romaine, the region has many attractions. Culture and nature are at the heart of the tourist offer of this territory.

Le Barroux is an ideal starting point for visiting the Comtat Venaissin.

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Château du Barroux (Le Barroux Castle)

Situated in the heart of the village of Le Barroux, the medieval château is now privately owned. The owners have created a distillery that produces an excellent whisky, and have carefully restored the château.

You can visit Château du Barroux (self-guided or guided tour), and discover the secrets of whisky production. Tasting workshops are also available.

Visiting Le Barroux: practical information

The Ventoux-Provence Tourist Office brings you all the tourist information you need about Le Barroux and the Comtat Venaissin tourist region: