This is an excellent English language website about Provence - Provence & beyond
This is the website for the Mont Ventoux area.
Mont Ventoux is the stuff of legends, the mythical Tour de France leg!The Vaucluse area of Provence is bounded by:
It is also a region with varied landscapes: the Comtat Vanaissin plain, the Albion plateau, a rich land of small valleys and hills where strawberries, cherries, plums, figs, grapes, lavender and spelt grow. Enjoy these itineraries without moderation!
- the River Rhône to the west
- mountains to the east - including Mont Ventoux (1,912 m), also known as "the Giant of Provence". It is classified as a Unesco biosphere reserve
- the River Durance to the south
Important towns in the area include Avignon, Orange, Carpentras, Cavaillon, and Apt.
Other important mountain ranges include the Dentelles de Montmirail, the Monts de Vaucluse, and the Luberon.