The picturesque village of Venasque is ranked as one of the "Most Beautiful Villages in France" and is located on a rocky outcrop surrounded by steep cliffs, near the Nesque river canyons. The village overlooks vineyards, garrigue and cherry orchards. Venasque is an ancient medieval city.
In the very heart of this Provencal village you discover steep narrow streets, stone homes, and the magnificent church Notre-Dame with its pre-Romanesque Baptistry the oldest shrine in Vaucluse. Also be sure to see: the ruins of the Romanesque and medieval ramparts, the façade of the hospice which dates from the 17th century, lovely 14th to 18th century homes.Be sure to enjoy the gorgeous cherries (with the label Cerise des Monts de Venasque) and the gorgeous table grapes (muscat de Venasque and AOC muscat du Ventoux)