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Le Barroux

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Le Barroux - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Perched village of narrow streets with its castle, which overlooks a beautiful view of the roofs of the village and valley.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Barroux
Latitude44.1372690 (N 44° 8’ 14”)
Longitude5.0998230 (E 5° 5’ 59”)
AltitudeFrom 218m to 670m
Surface area16.04 km²
Population710 inhabitants
Density44 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (37 km, 43 min)
Insee code84008
IntercommunalityCA Ventoux-Comtat-Venaissin
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Hippolyte-le-Graveyron4 km (8 min)
La Roque-Alric4.4 km (8 min)
Caromb5.2 km (9 min)
Suzette5.5 km (13 min)
Modène6.8 km (12 min)
Malaucène7.1 km (9 min)
Saint-Pierre-de-Vassols7.8 km (14 min)
Lafare8.2 km (14 min)
Beaumes-de-Venise9 km (16 min)
Aubignan9.2 km (12 min)
Beaumont-du-Ventoux10.1 km (15 min)
Crillon-le-Brave10.7 km (17 min)
Carpentras11.8 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

The village.

The castle.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Animation around the medieval castle in summer.

Apricot Day July 14.


Castle Entrance
Castle Entrance
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Castle of Barroux
Castle of Barroux
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Old Village
Old Village
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Fountain Village
Fountain Village
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Old door at the foot of the castle
Old door at the foot of the castle
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See photo
Le Barroux
Le Barroux
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Thursday 8 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 21°C
Friday 9 october
Min. 5°C - Max. 20°C
Saturday 10 october
Min. 2°C - Max. 16°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Hiking, mountain biking, cycling and climbing routes in the Mont Ventoux and lace Montmirail.

Many hilltop villages.

Circuits of the olive, lavender or Cotes du Rhone.

Ocher quarries in Roussillon and Rustrel.

Bories village Gordes.

Senanque Abbey.

Wall to Wall plague.

Gulf of Fontaine de Vaucluse.

Castle Mornas.

Lavender Museum in Coustellet.

The Luberon.

Antiques and flea markets of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue.

Festivals in Avignon, Orange and Vaison la Romaine.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cycle, mountain bike, tandem and electric bike hire
Sports sensations22 € Velleron (21 km)
Visit a lavender distillery
Local flavoursFreeSault (25 km)
Discovery hike in Provence
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Sault (25 km)
Baptism paragliding in the Drôme Provençale
Nature and the great outdoors70 € to 120 € Mévouillon (31 km)
Two-seat paraglider flight in Provençale Drôme
Sports sensations70 € to 120 € Mévouillon (31 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Dentelles de Montmirail Massif
HikeEasy2h00Gigondas (8 km)
Fountains of Pernes
Village visitEasy2h00Pernes-les-Fontaines (15.9 km)
"Terrasses du Ventoux"
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h45Méthamis (16.8 km)
Around the Comtat Venaissin
Village visitEasy2h00La Roque-sur-Pernes (17.7 km)
Beaumes Rouges Path
HikeEasy2h30Fontaine-de-Vaucluse (24 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals