GR® de Pays: Around the Rasteau Massif


Two way loop







Positive elevation gain

973 meters

Negative elevation gain

973 meters


Min. 155 meters

Max. 360 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • liaison

Departure / Arrival

Vaison la Romaine- Front of the tourist office / Vaison la Romaine- Front of the tourist office


"Place du 11 novembre", opposite the tourist office

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Tourist service in Vaison-la-Romaine :

A 3-day hiking tour doing about 10 km a day, or a day doing about 20 km a day, depending how fit you are. The route combines discovering the Rasteau massif, its famous vineyards and “perched” villages, and Roman sites.
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Discover the winegrowing country of the Massif de Rasteau, a region renowned for its excellent wines. All along its length, the trail takes you deep into the vineyards of the villages of Cairanne and Rasteau, with outstanding panoramic views of the Dentelles de Montmirail mountains and Mont Ventoux.

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public transportation

By TER train - lines stopping at Carpentras and Orange.
By Bus, on the Zou network
Line 4 Orange - Vaison la Romaine
Line 11 Carpentras - Vaison la Romaine

recommended parking

"Place du 11 novembre", opposite the tourist office

road access

From The A7 - exit Bollène or Orange Sud.
Direction Nyons - Vaison la Romaine.

To note

  • A 2 or 4-day tour, with stages of 20 or 10 km per day, ideal for a weekend getaway. 

  • The itinerant route is best suited to spring and autumn.

  • Prepare for your trip. Be sure to pack good walking shoes, a bottle of water, and clothes adapted to the weather. 

If you want to report a problem on your hike (marking, maintenance, danger...), let us know on Suricate:
Access to the massifs
Respect the regulations preserving protected natural areas – find out about restrictions to accessing the massifs during fire risk periods, from 15 June to 15 September.
Before heading out, check the website

In brief

  • This route is perfect for a weekend trying an itinerant route for the first time. 
  • Beautiful viewpoints overlooking the vineyard, the Dentelles de Montmirail and Mont Ventoux, as well as the Aygues valley. 
  • Vineyards and forests, punctuated by pretty villages with names evocative of famous vintages. 
  • Vaison la Romaine, an antique and medieval city, with a history of over 2,000 years 


Fédération Française de Randonnée de Vaucluse
Tel : View number 04 28 70 27 29
Website :

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