Monieux

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TownMonieux
Insee code84079
Postcode84390
Latitude44.0674210
Longitude5.3593660
AltitudeFrom 439 to 1022 meters
Surface47.12 km²
Population349 inhabitants
Density7 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelSault at 4.7 km
Chief townAvignon (at 62 km, 71 min)Aurel at 8.8 km
DepartmentVaucluseSaint-Trinit at 9.3 km
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

On the borders of Provence between Luberon and Ventoux, Monieux and gorges Nesque ...

At 650 m altitude, Monieux hangs on the southeastern side of the Mont Ventoux and look eastward.

Below, Nesque, modest and peaceful river meanders lazily place, before going to rush into the wild gorges cut into the limestone plateau of Vaucluse.

The town, spread over 4712 hectares, is composed of several hamlets and localities. Many tourist routes offer spectacular panoramic views and numerous hiking trails crisscross the landscape of great variety: scented scrubland, forests of oak from which emerges the intense whiteness of the limestone ridges, valleys deep mosaic of cultures .. .

Agriculture and Livestock, local development foundations have helped shape the landscape and give it its originality.

Monieux is inseparable from the history of the gorge Nesque, including human occupation dating back to Prénéandertalien (approx. 200 000 years BC - Archaeological excavations of the recent Bau Aubesier).

Later this site called Mons Jovis in Gallo-Roman village sprang up called Monilia in the early Middle Ages, depending on the Falls County. He became myset the 18th century. Then Monieux the 19th century.


SIGHTSEEING

Monieux medieval village with its old houses and watch tower of the 12th century.

Nesque: Considered one of the natural wonders of Provence, they can be admired from the road D942, below Monieux - Lookout Castellaras - facing the imposing rock of Wax sung by the poet Frederic Mistral. .. Downstream of the wax, after infiltration into the bed cracked limestone, the waters of the Nesque are contributing to the resurgence of Fontaine de Vaucluse, about 30 km.

Walking paths, trails, nature trail, equestrian trail.

Fishing and relaxing by the water.

Possibility to rent donkeys ...

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Monieux

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Garage sale: June and July.

Village Festival: 2nd weekend in July.

The first Sunday of September: medieval festival of einkorn.

For more information on events, contact the Tourist Office in Monieux +33 4 90 64 14 14.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Hiking in the gorge and around Nesque Monieux.

Bicycle tours and mountain biking.

Donkey ride.

Fishing.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Visit a lavender distilleryLocal flavoursFreeSault (6.1 km)
Two-seat paraglider flight in Provençale Drôme Sports sensationsFrom 70 € to 120 €Mévouillon (21 km)
Lavender distillery in ProvenceCraftFrom 0 € to 5 €Apt (22 km)
Cycle, mountain bike, tandem and electric bike hireNature and the outdoors22 €Velleron (29 km)

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WEATHER

Saturday 25 October
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Min. 9°C - Max. 26°C
Sunday 26 October
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Monday 27 October
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantL'Oustau de la Font  
10
Reilhanette
L'Oustau de la Font is a restaurant and wine bar ... The dishes are prepared with the finest ingredients from local producers when possible. You can enjoy on the terrace as well as...
Located 13.6 km from Monieux27 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Esprit Jardin  
7.8
Bédoin
On the heights of Mont Ventoux, Carpentras 12 km and 35 km from Avignon, is the Spirit Garden which is none other than the restaurant of the Hotel des Pins. The sound of cicadas, you...
Located 14.1 km from Monieux31 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantDomaine des Andéols  
8.8
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
TRAVELLING GOURMET - At the table for a gourmet journey through the sweet flavors of Provence! Welcome to Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt to Domaine des Andéols! VINEYARDS AND OLIVE - It is...
Located 15.1 km from Monieux42 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLa Bastide du Rempart    
10
Méthamis
Located atop a small Provençal village between Mont Ventoux and Gordes, La Bastide du Rempart offers 2 bedrooms and cozy, tastefully decorated. Guests enjoy breathtaking views as well...
Located 11.9 km from MonieuxFrom 90 € to 110 € the double room 
Mas with 3 bedroomsLe Mas de l'Escaillon    
9.4
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
In the Luberon, 10 minutes walk from the village, provencal house offering spacious and bright 3 bedrooms, air-conditioned with private bathrooms, large showers, private entrance with...
Located 13.4 km from MonieuxFrom 65 € to 110 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLe Bellevue    
8.2
Montbrun-les-Bains
At the foot of Mont Ventoux in the land of lavender, in one of the most beautiful villages in France, we offer 5 guest rooms, some equipped with kitchenettes. Rest room, parking, garden,...
Located 13.7 km from MonieuxFrom 50 € to 85 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsLe Cabanon d'Amandine et Gabriel  
9.8
Blauvac
Lodging in the middle of vineyards and cherry trees with a magnificent view of Mont Ventoux. Ideal for a quiet holiday close to nature. Numerous hiking possibilities for cyclists and...
Located 11.8 km from MonieuxFrom 400 € to 600 € per week 
House for 8 personsLou cardalines  
10
Bédoin
House of 150 m ° dependence of the old farmhouse, fully restored and in front of a garden of 1000 m ° with 3 independent bedrooms and a large piece of life on the road to Mont Ventoux...
Located 12.4 km from MonieuxFrom 650 € to 1100 € per week 
House for 4 personsGite en provence  
9
Bédoin
Pretty little cottage located in the hamlet of ste colombe bedoin 84410; Closed and shaded shelter for bicycles or other court, barbecue, garden furniture, deckchairs. A large living...
Located 12.4 km from MonieuxFrom 190 € to 330 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
80 places over 2 haCamping Le Pastory    
9
Bédoin
Herman and his team welcome you in Provence, surrounded by lavender fields and vineyards of Mont Ventoux, the Luberon. The campsite offers a superb view of the 'Mont Ventoux', 10 'from...
Located 17 km from Monieux 
70 places over 5 haCamping Le Colorado    
9.2
Rustrel
At the heart of ocher quarries Colorado Provencal in the Luberon, we welcome you in a friendly camping and family trees.
Located 18.8 km from MonieuxFrom 15 € to 18 € per day 
185 places over 4 haCamping Domaine des Chênes Blancs    
9.1
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
Located between the Mounts of Vaucluse and the Mounts of Luberon, our family and convivial camp-site invites you to discover the Natural reserve of Luberon under the sun and the colors...
Located 19.3 km from MonieuxFrom 15.50 € to 33 € per day 

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HOTELS

Le Signoret - Hotel in MonieuxLe Signoret     
6.8
Sault
Located in Sault Village, a 2-minute drive from Gorges de la Nesque, this hotel has simple rooms with double-glazed windows and a private bathroom. Each room at the Le Signoret has...
Located 4.9 km from MonieuxRoom from 70 €
Hostellerie du Val de Sault - Hotel in MonieuxHostellerie du Val de Sault     
7.1
Sault
Hostellerie du Val de Sault offers 4-star accommodation with free Wi-Fi and a minibar 1 km from the centre of Sault. The property features indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a spa...
Located 5.7 km from MonieuxRoom from 130 €
La Garance - Hotel in MonieuxLa Garance     
8.3
Bédoin
La Garance is located in Sainte-Colombe, in the heart of Provence, just 4 km from Bédoin. The hotel is set in a restored farmhouse surrounded by vineyards and olive trees and has a...
Located 12.3 km from MonieuxRoom from 68 €

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Avignon Grand Hotel
Avignon Grand Hôtel is ideally located just outside the city’s Middle Age walls. It is a 15-minute walk from Palais des Papes and offers a small rooftop...
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