Venasque

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Venasque
TownVenasque
Insee code84143
Postcode84210
Latitude43.9956410
Longitude5.1468460
AltitudeFrom 137 to 639 meters
Surface35.01 km²
Population1198 inhabitants
Density34 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsMalemort-du-Comtat at 5.1 km (10 min)
Chief townAvignon (at 39 km, 46 min)Saint-Didier at 5.5 km (11 min)
DepartmentVaucluseLe Beaucet at 6.3 km (11 min)
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Like a boat ready to leave, laid on the rock, Venasque is located in the Monts de Vaucluse.

In spring, cherry blossoms are beautiful in their whiteness or shine.

In summer you will, in addition to the singing cicadas, ever-changing landscape with a very special light.

In autumn the russet leaves of shimmering delight you.

In winter, the calm and coolness will be sunny by the laughter of children, but the onslaught of Mistral are daunting.

The ancient "Vindasca" (etymology Celtic-Ligurian meaning white rock - and by extension which is visible from afar) is visible from the plain of Carpentras. It's location on a rocky outcrop that Venasque its name.

Venasque gave its name to Venaissin County. Perhaps we should see in this "honor" the importance of the city in medieval times?

The history of Venasque could discover with its three main buildings: the walls, the church and the baptistery.


SIGHTSEEING

Come discover the Baptistery, one of the oldest religious buildings in France.

Its streets, fountains, historical tours, church ... Let yourself be charmed by this village.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Venasque
MonumentsBaptistery of Venasque

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Exhibitions of paintings in the room Romanesque in July and August.

Summer market from mid-June to mid September.

Craft day in August (date to be determined).

Votive festival around August 15.

Christmas market on the second Sunday of December.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Cycle, mountain bike, tandem and electric bike hireNature and the outdoors22 €Velleron (10.2 km)
Lavender distillery in ProvenceCraftFrom 0 € to 5 €Apt (24 km)
Visit a lavender distilleryLocal flavoursFreeSault (25 km)

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PHOTOS

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WEATHER

Saturday 20 December
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Min. 2°C - Max. 13°C
Sunday 21 December
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Min. -4°C - Max. 8°C
Monday 22 December
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Min. -6°C - Max. 7°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantDomaine de La Grange Neuve  
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La Roque-sur-Pernes
SITE ENCHANTEUR - In the heart of a wildlife and wild flora, a beautiful Provencal stone building dating from the 18th century and its pretty shady garden... It's good to linger in...
Located 3.9 km from Venasque24 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Mas de la Bonoty  
9.1
Pernes-les-Fontaines
The chef offers an innovative blend of tradition and contemporary cuisine of Provence. It is a cuisine based on local ingredients of the season, all accompanied by a good selection...
Located 4.5 km from Venasque25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel Restaurant du Parc  
8.9
Fontaine-de-Vaucluse
THE GATES OF Luberon - In the center of Fontaine de Vaucluse, the Restaurant du Parc has it all: a large park near the Sorgue, a shaded terrace and a cozy decor and trendy. Bonus: an...
Located 8.4 km from Venasque33 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 1 bedroomLis Amélié    
8.6
Pernes-les-Fontaines
Beautiful and spacious room and breakfast with independent access. Private terrace and terrace. Independent bath room toilet. In a large wooded and fenced. Private parking. Summer Kitchen...
Located 5.7 km from VenasqueFrom 75 € to 78 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsChez annie et alain    
9.4
Mazan
At the foot of Mont Ventoux, 30 km from Avignon and its famous festival, Annie and Alain welcome you in their house situated 3 km from the village provencal style and rich history....
Located 6.5 km from VenasqueFrom 48 € to 55 € the double room 
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 6.9 km from VenasqueFrom 90 € to 110 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 5 personsCerise en Provence  
8.8
Venasque
A Venasque in the countryside, surrounded by vineyards and cherry trees. On the tourist road D4 Carpentras Gordes. Detached cottage with two other cottages. New construction comfortable,...
Located in VenasqueFrom 430 € to 630 € per week 
House for 3 personsCabanon st félix  
9.2
Malemort-du-Comtat
Comfortable cottage in a shady park, surrounded by vineyards and cherry trees. Peaceful. All services 5mn.
Located 2 km from VenasqueFrom 280 € to 300 € per week 
House for 10 personsCharm'in provence !  
10
Saumane-de-Vaucluse
Charming house in dry stone with heated pool. 5 bedrooms, 4 Bath / shower room - 3350m² mediterranean garden. A haven of peace in an exceptional site! At the heart of the Luberon, between...
Located 7.2 km from VenasqueFrom 900 € to 3500 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
99 places over 3,5 haDomaine du Camping des Sources    
9.6
Gordes
Gordes, one of the hundred most beautiful villages in France, in the heart of the Luberon. The area offers 40 pitches and 59 rental in a typical Provencal, with 180 ° view over the...
Located 9.5 km from VenasqueFrom 18.20 € to 28.80 € per day 
164 places over 3 haCamping Airotel La Sorguette    
8.6
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
We wish you a very pleasant stay in our open-air hotel, a heaven of peace and nature, on the banks of the Sorgue River. At our Campsite « La Sorguette » you will find that comfort and...
Located 10.9 km from VenasqueFrom 18.50 € to 23.70 € per day 
80 places over 2 haCamping Le Pastory    
8.9
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 15.5 km from Venasque 

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HOTELS

Hôtel La Garrigue - Hotel in VenasqueHôtel La Garrigue     
7
Venasque
At Venasque, a village of vicinity of Mont Ventoux and Luberon considered as one of the prettiest villages in France, this 2-star hotel welcomes you in a warm atmosphere. The hotel...
Located in Venasque
Château la Roque - Hotel in VenasqueChâteau la Roque    
9.3
La Roque-sur-Pernes
Situated in an 11th century chateau once inhabited by the Comtes de Toulouse and the Popes, Château la Roque is a hotel in Provence offering an outdoor swimming pool with panoramic...
Located 3.6 km from Venasque
Coté Ventoux - Hotel in VenasqueCoté Ventoux     
7.8
Saint-Didier
This hotel is located in the heart of the Provencal countryside, near St Didier village. It offers an outdoor swimming pool with fully furnished terrace and a tennis court. Each bright...
Located 3.9 km from Venasque

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Hôtel Central
Located in the heart of old town Avignon, the Central Hotel offers comfortable guest rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access. All of the guest rooms are...
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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...
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