Purchased by Pope John 22nd when they resided in Avignon, Valréas became territory of Vaison in Vaucluse. The attachment of the Comtat Republic Valréas decided to stay linked in Avignon while some neighboring municipalities chose to become drômoises, insulation Valréas and three other municipalities in the rest of the Vaucluse (Grillon, Richerenches and Visan).
Long capital of cardboard.
Today Valréas is located in the Enclave des Papes, a completely landlocked township in Drôme (north of Vaucluse)
Specialties: labeled Côtes du Rhône Villages wine.