Tourism in Vaugines

Visit the village of Vaugines in the Vaucluse department. Nestled under the light of Provence, the village reconciles tradition and modernity. The village of Vaugines is a true haven of peace, conducive to rest.

Various nature activities await you in this village located in the south of the Luberon. You can walk along the hiking trails of this preserved area of Provence. In the Vaucluse department, you can enjoy various nature activities such as paragliding, horse riding, climbing, tree climbing, and via ferrata.

Come and taste Mediterranean fish, wines (in moderation), apricots, peaches, tapenade, olive oil, socca of Nice, fougasses, ratatouille, bull stew, pistou soup, calissons, navette biscuits of Marseille or nougats. Indeed, the attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on a delicious cuisine. The local markets are a unique opportunity to live a convivial experience, while buying local products to be cooked afterwards for generous meals that you will share with your loved ones.

The heritage of Provence offers beautiful discoveries. During your visit of the region, you will be able to see a particularly well-preserved fountain as well as the ruins of a castle dating from the medieval period.

The local Tourist Office will advise you on activities to try out and monuments to visit. Our website also lists ideas for activities and visits for the whole family. Would you like to find accommodation in or around Vaugines? Numerous hotels, campsites, and bed and breakfasts welcome you in the Vaucluse department. You can easily book accommodation.

Peter Mayle and Vaugines

Peter Mayle, a famous British writer living in the Luberon, spent several years in Vaugines. He is best known for his novel A Year in Provence, which humorously recounts his move to the south of France.

You can buy his books in any bookshop in the UK, France and elsewhere. Her novels have been translated into many languages.

Are you a fan of Peter Mayle? You can also visit the village of Ménerbes, a favourite of the author.

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Museums in the Vaucluse department

The sunny landscapes and the numerous villages of character should not overshadow the cultural heritage of the department. Numerous museums welcome you in the Comtat Venaissin and the Luberon. You will love, for example, the archeological museum of Apt, the Comtadin-Duplessis museum in Carpentras, the Musée de l’Ecole d’Autrefois (Old Schoolhouse Museum) in L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, the Marc Deydier museum in Cucuron, the Moulin des Bouillons of Gordes, the Judeo-Comtadin museum of Cavaillon, and the Jean Garcin History Museum: 1939-1945, The Call of Liberty in Fontaine-de-Vaucluse.