Orange, located in northern Avignon, in the Vaucluse department, is a city steeped in history. The tourist destination is famous for its vestiges, treasures of antiquity such as the Roman theater and the Triumphal Arch of Orange. If you are interested in history, visit the Art and History Museum of Orange, which includes a Gallo-Roman section and a section dedicated to the history of the city. A visit to the city center of Orange, alone or with a guide, will take you from the old medieval ramparts to the private mansions, passing by the public fountain and the municipal theater.
Orange is also renowned for its rich natural heritage. The latter favors vine growing. In Orange, you will be able to taste prestigiousvintage wines such as Gigondas or Châteauneuf du Pape. On market days, you will appreciate the typical Provencal charm that emanates from the colorful and scented stalls. Local producers offer a wide variety of products, from regional culinary specialties to local crafts.
During your holiday in Orange, take advantage of the events organized by the town throughout the year, and in the surrounding towns and villages. In summer, classical music has the place of honor at the Chorégies d’Orange festival. The event is one of the oldest in France. Every year, musicians and amateurs meet in the privileged setting of the ancient theater to enjoy the show.