Monteux

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureMONTEUX (84)
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Monteux is located in the department of Vaucluse and the area Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. It belongs to the Community of communes Sorgues of Comtat. Monteux is at 4 kilometers from Carpentras in the middle of Comtat Venaissin in full Provence and at about 20 kilometers from Avignon.


Visit Monteux city

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Small town of Vaucluse located in the middle of Comtat Venaissin, Monteux welcomes you.

Full of the vitality, Monteux abounds in curiosities.

By crossing the Gate of Avignon, you will be able to discover with the liking of your trott its famous Tour Clementine which, the top of its 28 meters contemplates the city, or to stroll close to the Place St People, of the name of patron saint of the city

. Like any town of Provence, Monteux likes to have fun the festival and to celebrate its area. Thus, throughout the year, the festivities connect: Monteux in flowers, employers' festival of St People, Legend of the Centuries, Festivities of St Jean, Fair dof Autumn. The city likes to avoid its more beautiful clothes of festival for the greatest happiness of Montiliens and the visitors.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel le Siècle

  • Mazan
  • 04 90 69 75 70
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La Maison au Volets Bleus

  • Venasque
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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Hébergements insolites du camping La Sorguette

  • L'isle-sur-la-sorgue
  • 04 90 38 05 71
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Camping Airotel la Sorguette

  • L'isle-sur-la-sorgue
  • 04 90 38 05 71

The city tour of the principal sites to be visited

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  • The Tower Clementine

This was the keep of the castle of Monteux, built in the 11st century.

  • The New Gate and the Gate Avignon

The New Gate and the Gate Avignon are two doors which allowed to enter the city, at the time when Monteux was surrounded by ramparts. They are elsewhere two only vestiges of these ramparts. The New gate dates from the XIV century and porte Notre-Dame called formerly. It changed name and was doubled at the time of its restoration at the XVII century.

  • The Church Notre Dame de Nazareth
  • The Notre Dame Vault of the Graces
  • * The Vault of the Penitent Blacks
  • * The Town hall

Accommodation nearby

hotel-le-siecle mazan

Hôtel le Siècle

  • Mazan
  • 04 90 69 75 70
la-maison-au-volets-bleus venasque

La Maison au Volets Bleus

  • Venasque
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
hebergements-insolites-du-camping-la-sorguette l-isle-sur-la-sorgue

Hébergements insolites du camping La Sorguette

  • L'isle-sur-la-sorgue
  • 04 90 38 05 71
camping-airotel-la-sorguette l-isle-sur-la-sorgue

Camping Airotel la Sorguette

  • L'isle-sur-la-sorgue
  • 04 90 38 05 71

Circuit: Monteux through its stroll

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 Monteux, located at the center of Vaucluse and Provence, will enable you to discover through its footpaths of many richnesses which characterize the plain of Comtat Venaissin, with in backdrop the Ventoux Mount also called “Giant of Provence”, which culminates with 1912 meters.


he excursions will allow you to appreciate the diversity of the cultures present on the territory of the commune. Omnipresent, the water makes also integral part of the landscape of Monteux. Indeed, the channels of the irrigation will follow you at the time of your stroll, will bring you until Sorgue de Velleron spade-to screw with the freshness of the river and plane trees centenaries. But this is without any doubt the old fens (marshes) of Confines which will allure you more. Diversity and scarcity of the flora, refuge according to the seasons for many migratory birds, and d' place; intense pastoral activity, this zone can be a setting in leg to walk on then towards the hills of Buire and the view-point of Talaud.

Here is a short panorama of what is reserved to you at the time of the walks that we propose to you here.

You will find a guide presenting the together of these excursions in Tourist office.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-le-siecle mazan

Hôtel le Siècle

  • Mazan
  • 04 90 69 75 70
la-maison-au-volets-bleus venasque

La Maison au Volets Bleus

  • Venasque
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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Hébergements insolites du camping La Sorguette

  • L'isle-sur-la-sorgue
  • 04 90 38 05 71
camping-airotel-la-sorguette l-isle-sur-la-sorgue

Camping Airotel la Sorguette

  • L'isle-sur-la-sorgue
  • 04 90 38 05 71

The wet meadows of Confine

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This is certainly the excursion where the wild character is most marked. Not by the ways of the access to the zone of Confines which are generally tarred, but more particularly by the richnesses of the wet meadows themselves.

The place of the intense pastoral activity and habitat of many migratory birds, this zone is the subject of a request for classification in zone Natura 2000, European great project of protection of fauna and flora.

This is at this place which you will have the opportunity, according to the seasons, to observe birds, mobe in the herds of sheep and to impregnate you imposing landscape, with in backdrop, the “Giant of Provence”, the Ventoux Mount.
From other centers of interest are also likely to challenge you as the Castle of Confine, a laundrette and its fountains formerly supplied with the sources of Monteux located at the another end of the city.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-le-siecle mazan

Hôtel le Siècle

  • Mazan
  • 04 90 69 75 70
la-maison-au-volets-bleus venasque

La Maison au Volets Bleus

  • Venasque
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
hebergements-insolites-du-camping-la-sorguette l-isle-sur-la-sorgue

Hébergements insolites du camping La Sorguette

  • L'isle-sur-la-sorgue
  • 04 90 38 05 71
camping-airotel-la-sorguette l-isle-sur-la-sorgue

Camping Airotel la Sorguette

  • L'isle-sur-la-sorgue
  • 04 90 38 05 71

Circuit: From Centre town to the Castle of Beaulieu

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This is by the Way of Large Bravoux that you discover the diversity of the cultures of the campaigns of Monteux according to the season. This is also it which carries out until Beaulieu, where a unspoilable view is ensured on the “Giant of Provence”, the Ventoux Mount, like on natural landscapes of any splendour.

This is certainly the course of excursion which comprises the most country lanes. Amateur of full nature, you will be been useful. To supplement this course, a small turning jusqu' with the Naquet Bridge is advised to discover the charm of Sorgue de Velleron. This place can also be the subject of a halt lunch at the shadow of the plane trees centenaries.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-le-siecle mazan

Hôtel le Siècle

  • Mazan
  • 04 90 69 75 70
la-maison-au-volets-bleus venasque

La Maison au Volets Bleus

  • Venasque
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
hebergements-insolites-du-camping-la-sorguette l-isle-sur-la-sorgue

Hébergements insolites du camping La Sorguette

  • L'isle-sur-la-sorgue
  • 04 90 38 05 71
camping-airotel-la-sorguette l-isle-sur-la-sorgue

Camping Airotel la Sorguette

  • L'isle-sur-la-sorgue
  • 04 90 38 05 71

The Grangette

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This is the shortest walk which is proposed to you in this guide. Curious to know some local economic activities, this course will carry out you on two particular sites: " Escampades" where you will be able to see some companies of international repute amongst other things, and the more natural framework of Grangette where the cereal agriculture is very developed.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-le-siecle mazan

Hôtel le Siècle

  • Mazan
  • 04 90 69 75 70
la-maison-au-volets-bleus venasque

La Maison au Volets Bleus

  • Venasque
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
hebergements-insolites-du-camping-la-sorguette l-isle-sur-la-sorgue

Hébergements insolites du camping La Sorguette

  • L'isle-sur-la-sorgue
  • 04 90 38 05 71
camping-airotel-la-sorguette l-isle-sur-la-sorgue

Camping Airotel la Sorguette

  • L'isle-sur-la-sorgue
  • 04 90 38 05 71



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