|Altitude||From 158 to 530 meters|
CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS
|National labels||Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes at 4.9 km (8 min)|
|Chief town||Avignon (at 70 km, 68 min)||Grillon at 5.6 km (9 min)|
|Department||Vaucluse||Taulignan at 7.6 km (11 min)|
|Region||Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur||Search another town|
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TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS
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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.
Church dating from the 11th and 12th century, with an organ from the 16th century.
Museum of Cardboard and Printing.
|Information points||Tourist Office of Valréas|
|Leisure centres||Museum of the Cartonnage et Imprimerie|
EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS
June 12: Commemoration of the 50 French resistance fighters shot by the Nazi army Valréas June 12, 1944.
June 23: Night of Saint John the Baptist, dating from 1504 festival. Traditional Parade and medieval carnival.
The first weekend of August: Corso lavender with funfair and wine tour of wineries in the town on Sunday morning.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Walking Tour of papal terminals.
Richerenches and truffle market, the largest in Europe.
Nyons and olives.
20 minutes from Vaison-la-Romaine.
At 35 minutes from Orange and Montelimar.
|www.ot-valreas.fr||Tourist Office of Valréas|
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