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Valréas

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Valréas - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse
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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.

Geographical information

MunicipalityValréas
Postcode84600
Tourism labels
Latitude44.3837240 (N 44° 23’ 1”)
Longitude4.9891870 (E 4° 59’ 21”)
AltitudeFrom 158m to 530m
Surface area57.97 km²
Population9822 inhabitants
Density169 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (70 km, 1h08)
Insee code84138
IntercommunalityCC Enclave des Papes-Pays de Grignan
DepartmentVaucluse
RegionProvence

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes4.9 km (8 min)
Grillon5.6 km (9 min)
Taulignan7.6 km (11 min)
Richerenches7.6 km (9 min)
Colonzelle8.2 km (12 min)
Montbrison-sur-Lez8.4 km (12 min)
Visan9.3 km (11 min)
Chamaret9.9 km (15 min)
Grignan10 km (14 min)
Venterol10.2 km (12 min)
Rousset-les-Vignes10.5 km (12 min)
Le Pègue10.6 km (14 min)
La Baume-de-Transit11.4 km (12 min)
Salles-sous-Bois11.5 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

Château de Simiane to Valréas
Château de Simiane to Valréas
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Notre- Dame-de -Nazareth
Notre- Dame-de -Nazareth
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Vine
Vine
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Lavender
Lavender
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Castle Simiane
Castle Simiane
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Vaurias Foot Garden
Vaurias Foot Garden
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Les Cordeliers
Les Cordeliers
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papal Terminals
papal Terminals
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Heart
Heart
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Enclave of Popes
Enclave of Popes
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War Memorial
War Memorial
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St. John
St. John
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Saint Jean church
Saint Jean church
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Feast of vintners
Feast of vintners
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Corso lavender
Corso lavender
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Corso
Corso
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Selection of outdoor sports
Sports sensations30 € Saint-Ferréol-Trente-Pas (20 km)
Chocolate museum and workshop
Local flavours0 € to 3 € Crest (38 km)
Maiden Two-seater paraglider flight in Proven‡ale Dr“me
Nature and the great outdoors70 € to 120 € Mévouillon (41 km)
Two-seat paraglider flight in Provençale Drôme
Sports sensations70 € to 120 € Mévouillon (41 km)
Visit a goat cheese farm producing
Local flavoursFreeSuze (43 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Dentelles de Montmirail Massif
HikeEasy2h00Gigondas (24 km)
On the trail of the hermit
HikeIntermediate3h00Saint-Montan (30 km)
Vaunaveys Crest
HikeEasy1h30Vaunaveys-la-Rochette (43 km)
Fountains of Pernes
Village visitEasy2h00Pernes-les-Fontaines (43 km)
"Terrasses du Ventoux"
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h45Méthamis (45 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels