Relaxation time

You may, according to your desires, relax near the fully secured and heated salt water swimming pool, or leave for numerous hikes…

Interested to discover exceptional natural spots in Provence :
The Dentelles de Montmirail, the Mont Ventoux, the Lubéron Park, La Fontaine de Vaucluse, the Nesque and Toulourenc gorges, the Rustrel Colorado, the ochres of Roussillon, the Ardèche gorge…

Interested in Provençal culture :
– Avignon (the city of the Popes, the St Bénezet bridge, the Calvet museum..)
– Roman vestiges (Orange and Vaison la Romaine)
– Ancient buildings and their history: castles, monasteries, rock perched villages (Le Barroux, le Beaucet, Gordes, Mornas, Séguret, Sénanque, Suzette…)
– Music and dance festivals (Avignon, Orange, La Roque d’Anthéron, Vaison la Romaine..)
– Isle sur la Sorgue : the capital of antiques

Interested in Provençal gastronomy :
– Wine tasting tour of the Côtes du Rhône wines (Châteauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, Beaumes de Venise..)
– Local products (Carpentras markets, floating market in Isle sur la Sorgue..)

Interested to golf on one of the 4 golf grounds nearby :
– Provence Country Club in Isle sur la Sorgue
– Le Grand Avignon in Védène
– Golf de Châteaublanc in Morière les Avignon
– Golf du Moulin in Orange

One week at the Clos Saint Saourde

Monday: Discover the Dentelles de Montmirail
– A hike in the heart of the Dentelles
– Visit of Le Barroux and its castle
– Visit of Suzette, the highest village of the Dentelles
– Laroque Alric, Suzette: villages in the heart of the Dentelles

Tuesday: Discover the Côtes du Rhône and visit Orange
– Orange
– Visit the antique theatre, one of the best preserved in Europe
– the Arc de Triomphe: one of the most beautiful of the Gallo-Roman period
– Taste the Côtes du Rhône wines :
– Châteauneuf du Pape
– Gigondas
– Vacqueyras
– Beaumes de Venise

Wednesday : Discover the Mont Ventoux, the « Giant of the Provence » and Vaison la Romaine
– Climb Mont Ventoux from the South side starting at the charming village of Bédoin
– Arrival at 1912 meters above sea level and enjoy a gorgeous panorama of the Alps to the North and of the Provence to the South.
– Descent to Malaucène before reaching Vaison la Romaine :
– Ancient Roman city with its archeological museum in the lower part
– Medieval city and typical provençal streets in the upper part
– Return trip around the Eastern part of the Dentelles de Montmirail :
– Rock perched Séguret, one the most beautiful villages in France

Thursday:
– Visit Avignon
– The palace of the Popes
– The Notre Dame des Doms cathedral
– The Bridge St Bénézet
– The Calvet museum
– The City hall
– The city walls
– Start at Villeneuve les Avignon, small medieval city close to Avignon, on the other side of the river Rhône, resident city of the cardinals:
– The Saint André fortress
– The Philippe Le Bel tower

Friday: Discover the Lubéron region
– Visit the Carpentras market, first city of the Popes and capital city of the truffles
– From Carpentras, departure to the Lubéron region to the Sénanque abbey
– Discover the most beautiful Lubéron villages :
– Gordes and the Bories (stone igloos) village
– Ménerbes
– Oppède le Vieux
– Les Taillades
– Bonnieux
– Lacoste
– Roussillon, the Provençal Colorado

Saturday : Discover the Gard region
– Visit Nîmes, ancient Roman city : “The French Rome”, its amphitheatre, the best preserved of the Roman times, the square house, the Archeological museum and the Magne tower
– On your way back visit the Pont du Gard, grand building built by the Romans in the first century, a true antique marvel
– Visit the Uzès Duchy, typical medieval city of the Uzès dukes

Sunday
– Visit l’Isle sur la Sorgue, the Provençal Venice, crossed by many arms of the Sorgue river and capital of the antiques
– Fontaine de Vaucluse, one of the most renowned spots in southern France
– Discover the Alpilles mountains and the stunning site of Les Beaux de Provence with its old castle and old village.

To help you to prepare your stay…

Vaucluse Tourisme en Provence
Office du tourisme de Beaumes de Venise