Saint-Didier, Venasque, Le Beaucet, La Roque-Sur-Pernes

25 - Hilltop Villages

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Route

Loop

Difficulty

Difficult

Duration

h

Distance

0km

Positive elevation

418 meters

Negative elevation

418 meters

Altitude

Min. 145 meters

Max. 320 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure

Saint-Didier

Arrival

Saint-Didier

Parking

Saint-Didier

Elevation

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Villages perchés

GPX track

The tourist service at Venasque :

In leaving Saint Didier, you will need a bit of energy to push yourself at your own pace towards the beautiful perched villages of the Vaucluse hills.
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Once you reach these rocky headlands - as a well-deserved reward - you will be able to see some magnificent panoramas of the Ventoux and various agricultural landscapes: vineyards, cherry trees on the Venasque hills, almond trees etc.
Itinerary created by 'Communauté d'agglomération Ventoux Comtat Venaissin'
www.destination-ventoux.com

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road access

From Carpentras city centre, follow the D4 then the D39 towards Saint-Didier.

public transport

recommended parking (s)

Post Office Car Park

In short

  • The Monts de Vaucluse and the breathtaking views over Mont Ventoux
  • Venasque, one of the "Most Beautiful Villages of France®" : Romanesque church, fountains, towers
  • Le Beaucet and the château-fort with its ancient doors, Provençal wash house
  • The old village of La-Roque-sur-Pernes

  • Point 1: caution when travelling downhill, especially in wet weather.

  • The course is hilly and quite athletic.

  • To make the most of the views and the charm of the villages you cross, opt for electric bikes.

  • Avoid hot days.

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