Tourism - Vaucluse

Vaucluse is a French department that is part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur region located in the South-East of France. It is surrounded by the departments of Gard, Ardèche, Drôme, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Var and Bouches-du-Rhône. Main cities are Avignon, Apt and Carpentras.

The main holidays destination in the department are Lubéron, Avignon and the region of Mount Ventoux. The other destinations are located throughout the department. Sites and places of interests are: Vaison la Romaine, Beaumes de Venise, Carpentras, Bedoin, Cavaillon, Orange, Pernes les Fontaines, Apt, Gordes, Pertuis, Sault, Mount-Ventoux and Luberon. The Popes palace and the Avignon Bridge, the ‘Ocres of Roussillon’, numerous churches and castles dating from the middle age, antique theatre and many more.

Among the festivals and other cultural events are the ‘Hivernales de la danse’ in February in Avignon, the ‘nuits des musées’ and ‘Fête du Vin’, the Avignon Festival and the Festival of Carpentras, the ‘Fête du melon’ in Cavaillon, the ‘Estivales in Carpentras’, the Festival of La Sorgue in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue.

Top tourist cities in Vaucluse


Tourism in Avignon : city of the popes

Avignon is one of the largest cities of Provence located in the south of France. It is the major city of the Vaucluse department and is situated on the banks of the Rhône River. Around 200,000 people live in Avignon, 16,000 of which live in the town itself within ...

Must : Palais des Papes, Collégiale Saint-Pierre, Musée Calvet


Tourism Apt

Apt is a french town, an administrative subdivision of the department of Vaucluse, in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. The city is constructed in a valley between the massif of Luberon and the Mounts of Vaucluse. The center of city is old with many ...


Tourism Carpentras

Carpentras is a French commune, located in the department of Vaucluse, which is a sub-prefecture, and the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Sights in Carpentras Orange door remains of ancient fortifications Episcopal palace Cathedral St Siffrein ...


Tourism Orange

Located in the South of France, in the middle of Cotes du Rhone, Orange has a perfect setting to stay in Provence. With its sunny climate, the city is surrounded by prestigious vineyards like Gigondas and Chateauneuf du Pape. Come and discover this vibrant city and meet ...

Must : Théâtre antique d'Orange, Arc de Triomphe