The village of Aubignan is ideally located in the heart of Provence, between Mont Ventoux and Dentelles. Near Carpentras, 20 km from Orange and 30 km from Avignon, its inhabitants enjoy both the quiet of the countryside, a privileged lifestyle and the proximity of the city.
Fortifications. Protection against mercenaries, built in the 14th century.
The canal of Carpentras. 66 km of water main irrigate 26,000 ha of farmland.
The gate nine.
The fountain and laundry. Rebuilt in 1881.
The parish church of Romanesque style, dedicated to 1090.
In July: Traditional wine festival and yard sale - for Aubignan Celebrate St Victor - Market Arts and Crafts at month end.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Augignan is located 5 km from Carpentras, 3 km from Beaumes de Venise, 25 km from Orange and 28 km from Avignon.
A first circuit, you will discover not only the vineyard but also charming villages perched often: Beaumes-de-Venise, Vacqueyras, Gigondas, Sablet, Séguret, Vaison-la-Romaine, Crestet, then return by road Dentelles through Suzette, Lafare, La Roque-Alric.
Another tour to discover the mountains and fields of lavender: The Barroux and its beautiful castle, Malaucène where you access the Mont Ventoux. At 1400 m you will reach the ski resort of Mont Serein. Descending from the summit of Ventoux, you will drive to Sault. By the way, you cross the second ski resort "Le Chalet Reynard" and then return to Carpentras via Route des Gorges de la Nesque with its beautiful panoramas.
A starting circuit to the south you will discover Carpentras, Pernes-les-Fontaines, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Fontaine de Vaucluse, Gordes go up by the Abbey of Senanque, Venasque, Carpentras.
For lovers of old stones: Avignon, Villeneuve les Avignon, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Orange, Vaison-la-Romaine.
Many walks and mountain biking are listed. Possibility of climbing, rafting, karting, horse riding ...