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

25 - Hilltop Villages

25

Route

Loop

Difficulty

Difficult

Duration

2h30

Distance

20km

Positive elevation

418 meters

Negative elevation

418 meters

Altitude

Min. 145 meters

Max. 320 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure / Arrival

Saint-Didier / Saint-Didier

Parking

Saint-Didier

Elevation

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Villages perchés

GPX track

The tourist service at Saint-Didier :

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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Accéder à l'itinéraire

public transport

recommended
parking(s)

Post Office Car Park

road access

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

To be noted


  • 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.

If you notice a problem on one of the Provence cycling routes report it with the Suricate app!: sentinelles.sportsdenature.fr

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

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Contact

La CoVe (Communauté d'agglomération Ventoux-Comtat Venaissin)
E-Mail : carpentras@ventouxprovence.fr
Website : https://www.provence-a-velo.fr/equipements/mont-ventoux/25-les-villages-perches/provence-4692942-1.html