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Vacqueyras: tourism and travel guide

Located in the Vaucluse department, the village of Vacqueyras seduces by its authenticity, nestled in the heart of the spectacular landscapes of the Comtat Venaissin. In this small village with a strong wine-growing tradition, the pace of the seasons still has a meaning.

You take advantage of your stay to practice new activities close to nature? Do you like hiking? Numerous paths crisscross this preserved area of the Comtat Venaissin. Many nature activities are also proposed in the Comtat Venaissin. For example, do you want to try climbing? Would you like to go horseback riding?

In Vacqueyras, as everywhere in the Vaucluse, culinary specialties are a tourist attraction. Go and meet the local producers, by visiting their farms directly, or at the various markets organized in the region.

As you travel along the roads of the Vaucluse, you will be able to discover tourist and historical monuments: chapels, churches, houses of character, castles or manor houses… What to do in the Vaucluse ? Get in touch with the Tourist Office or the Tourist Office to prepare your stay. You wish to stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? Do you like camping for its proximity to nature? You prefer the standing of a hotel with character? You like the unusual character of a bed and breakfast? We allow you to book the accommodation that meets all your criteria in the region.

The vineyards of Vacqueyras

The Romans cultivated vines in Vacqueyras during antiquity. The arrival of the popes in the Middle Ages contributed to the development of a wine-growing tradition with a strong identity, combining the generosity of the terroir with a high standard of know-how and production processes. The wines of Vacqueyras continue to delight the palates of oenology enthusiasts to this day. Discover the Comtat Venaissin wineries and taste, in moderation, the red, white and rosé wines that are renowned throughout the world.

Vacqueyras is also an Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) wine, appreciated by wine lovers.

The Dentelles de Montmirail

The Dentelles de Montmirail are a mountain range located in the north of Provence, France, renowned for their stunning cliffs. These peaks, which reach a height of 734 metres (2,400 ft) at the summit of Saint-Amand, offer a variety of outdoor activities for nature enthusiasts, such as hiking, cycling, and mountain biking.

The surrounding area also includes the Mont Ventoux, a popular destination for cycling located approximately 20 km away.

The museums and monuments of Vaucluse

Nearby you can visit the ancient theatre of Orange or the ancient sites of Vaison-la-Romaine.

A destination for nature, the department also has a particularly rich cultural offer. Several dozens of museums welcome you in the Luberon and the Comtat Venaissin: you will appreciate for example the Comtadin-Duplessis museum in Carpentras, the Judeo-Comtadin museum in Cavaillon, the Hôtel d’Agar in Cavaillon, the museum of Arts and Wine Trades in Ansouis, the lapidary museum in Avignon, the museum of the underground world in Fontaine-de-Vaucluse…

Practical Informations

Would you like to discover Vacqueyras? We offer you various practical information to prepare your stay.

  • Location: Vacqueyras is located about 15 km east of the town of Orange.
    Nearby tourist towns and villages: Orange, Carpentras, Gigondas, Vaison-la-Romaine
  • Accommodation: you can easily find a hotel room, a holiday rental, a bed and breakfast or a campsite with a mobile home or a pitch for a tent or caravan.
  • Market days: every Thursday morning.
  • Tourist Office (address): 85 Rte de Carpentras, 84190 Vacqueyras
  • Tourist Office (phone): (+33)4 90 62 87 30
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