Tourism in Valréas

In the very touristic department of Vaucluse, the pretty village of Valréas seduces by its picturesque charm and its privileged location, with the famous landscapes of the Comtat Venaissin as a backdrop. The village of Valréas has an active historical centre, which welcomes stores and local businesses.

You take advantage of your stay to try out unusual or more traditional activities close to nature? Get out your mountain bike or your bicycle, take your backpack and walk along the sunny paths of the Comtat Venaissin. Many outdoor activities can be practiced in the Comtat Venaissin. Do you know climbing for example? Would you like to go on a horseback ride?

Influenced by the nearby Italy, based on an exceptional terroir, the local culinary tradition is a tourist attraction in its own right. Meet the local producers, directly on their farms, or at the various markets organized locally.

Churches, squares, fountains, wash houses, monasteries, castles and abbeys… The heritage speaks to our imagination and whispers its history to us: that of the men and women who have lived here for generations, under the generous sun of the Comtat Venaissin.

To find ideas for activities, you can contact the Tourist Office.

Do you want to find accommodation in Southern France? You can discover a wide choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Vaucluse: hotels, campsites, bed and breakfast…

The Comtat Venaissin

The attachment of the town of Valréas, which is situated in the Drôme, to the Vaucluse department, testifies to its membership of the Comtat Venaissin. This territory, owned by the popes until the French Revolution, is a major tourist destination. You will appreciate an exceptional terroir, where the culture of the vine is part of a true art of living. You will visit villages of character, with their churches, their ramparts, their castles and their old houses. You will marvel at the diversity of the sun-flooded landscape, between plain and mountain.

The Baronnies of Provence

In the north of Provence, the Baronnies Provençales Regional Nature Park protects an area of exceptional biodiversity. Discover several thousand species of flowers and plants, several hundred animal species, and a variety of landscapes, shaped by man or preserving a wilder aspect. The tourist charm of the Provençal Baronnies also owes much to the many authentic villages, whose shady alleyways are pleasant havens of coolness in summer.

Museums of Vaucluse

Sunny landscapes and medieval villages are not the only tourist attractions of the department. The numerous Museums in the Vaucluse department will seduce you for sure. You will be able to discover, for example, the extraordinary museum of Gerges Mazoyer in Ansouis, the museum Memory of the National in Piolenc, the ecomuseum of Provençal santons and traditions in Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, the museum of industrial adventure in Apt, the museum of cardboard and printing in Valréas, the museum of the Bakery in Bonnieux, the Harmas of Jean-Henri Fabre in Sérignan-du-Comtat…