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Spots to admire sunrise and sunset © O’Brien

Spots to admire sunrise and sunset

Endless cycles of spectacle, sunrises and sunsets always feel magical. In Vaucluse, these moments are also the time to photograph the warm colours of landscapes bathed in light.

Admire the sunrise

Sunrise

Surrounded by lavender in Aurel

Sunrise

Views of Gordes and the Luberon

Sunrise

Views over Avignon

Watch the sunset

Sunset

At Mont-Ventoux

Sunset

Under the Pont d’Avignon

Sunset

At the Châteauneuf-du-Pape vineyard

Sunset

At the summit of Mont-Ventoux

A cool and fresh visit to Vaucluse

Sunrise and chamois watching at Mont Ventoux

Sunrise and chamois watching at Mont Ventoux

Bédoin

From 01/07 to 31/08/2022, every Wednesday between 4 am and 10 am. (Hours can change in August). Subject to favorable weather.

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil - AVentoux'Rando

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil – AVentoux’Rando

Bédoin

Friday 15 July 2022 at 11 pm. Monday 18 July 2022 at 11 pm. Wednesday 27 July 2022 at 11 pm. Thursday 4 August 2022 at 11.30 pm. Thursday 11 August 2022 at 11.30 pm. Subject to favorable weather. Cancelled in case of bad weather. Postponed in case of bad weather.

Hélios Festival

Hélios Festival

Avignon

From 29/07 to 28/08/2022, daily between 9.30 pm and 11.30 pm.

Hélios Festival

Hélios Festival

Avignon

From 29/07 to 28/08/2022, daily between 9.30 pm and 11.30 pm.

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil - AVentoux'Rando

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil – AVentoux’Rando

Bédoin

Friday 15 July 2022 at 11 pm. Monday 18 July 2022 at 11 pm. Wednesday 27 July 2022 at 11 pm. Thursday 4 August 2022 at 11.30 pm. Thursday 11 August 2022 at 11.30 pm. Subject to favorable weather. Cancelled in case of bad weather. Postponed in case of bad weather.

Night walk - SIRENE Astronomical Observatory

Night walk – SIRENE Astronomical Observatory

Lagarde-d’Apt

From 01/07 to 31/08, every Tuesday between 10 pm and 12 am. Tuesday 6 September 2022. Tuesday 4 October 2022. Tuesday 1st of November 2022. Tuesday 6 December 2022. Postponed in case of bad weather.

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil - AVentoux'Rando

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil – AVentoux’Rando

Bédoin

Friday 15 July 2022 at 11 pm. Monday 18 July 2022 at 11 pm. Wednesday 27 July 2022 at 11 pm. Thursday 4 August 2022 at 11.30 pm. Thursday 11 August 2022 at 11.30 pm. Subject to favorable weather. Cancelled in case of bad weather. Postponed in case of bad weather.

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil - AVentoux'Rando

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil – AVentoux’Rando

Bédoin

From 02/01 to 30/12, daily at 11 pm. Subject to favorable weather. Cancelled in case of bad weather. Postponed in case of bad weather. On demand.

Les Noctambules d'Avignon - Night tours of the city

Les Noctambules d’Avignon – Night tours of the city

Avignon

From 01/04 to 30/09/2022. Closed on Wednesday.

Night walk - SIRENE Astronomical Observatory

Night walk – SIRENE Astronomical Observatory

Lagarde-d’Apt

From 01/07 to 31/08, every Tuesday between 10 pm and 12 am. Tuesday 6 September 2022. Tuesday 4 October 2022. Tuesday 1st of November 2022. Tuesday 6 December 2022. Postponed in case of bad weather.

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil - AVentoux'Rando

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil – AVentoux’Rando

Bédoin

Friday 15 July 2022 at 11 pm. Monday 18 July 2022 at 11 pm. Wednesday 27 July 2022 at 11 pm. Thursday 4 August 2022 at 11.30 pm. Thursday 11 August 2022 at 11.30 pm. Subject to favorable weather. Cancelled in case of bad weather. Postponed in case of bad weather.

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil - AVentoux'Rando

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil – AVentoux’Rando

Bédoin

From 02/01 to 30/12, daily at 11 pm. Subject to favorable weather. Cancelled in case of bad weather. Postponed in case of bad weather. On demand.

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil - AVentoux'Rando

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil – AVentoux’Rando

Bédoin

From 02/01 to 30/12, daily at 11 pm. Subject to favorable weather. Cancelled in case of bad weather. Postponed in case of bad weather. On demand.

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil - AVentoux'Rando

Ascension du Mont Ventoux de nuit pour observer le lever de soleil – AVentoux’Rando

Bédoin

From 02/01 to 30/12, daily at 11 pm. Subject to favorable weather. Cancelled in case of bad weather. Postponed in case of bad weather. On demand.

Night walk - SIRENE Astronomical Observatory

Night walk – SIRENE Astronomical Observatory

Lagarde-d’Apt

From 01/07 to 31/08, every Tuesday between 10 pm and 12 am. Tuesday 6 September 2022. Tuesday 4 October 2022. Tuesday 1st of November 2022. Tuesday 6 December 2022. Postponed in case of bad weather.

Les Noctambules d'Avignon - Night tours of the city

Les Noctambules d’Avignon – Night tours of the city

Avignon

From 01/04 to 30/09/2022. Closed on Wednesday.

Sunrise and chamois watching at Mont Ventoux

Sunrise and chamois watching at Mont Ventoux

Bédoin

From 01/07 to 31/08/2022, every Wednesday between 4 am and 10 am. (Hours can change in August). Subject to favorable weather.

Night walk - SIRENE Astronomical Observatory

Night walk – SIRENE Astronomical Observatory

Lagarde-d’Apt

From 01/07 to 31/08, every Tuesday between 10 pm and 12 am. Tuesday 6 September 2022. Tuesday 4 October 2022. Tuesday 1st of November 2022. Tuesday 6 December 2022. Postponed in case of bad weather.

Sunrise and chamois watching at Mont Ventoux

Sunrise and chamois watching at Mont Ventoux

Bédoin

From 01/07 to 31/08/2022, every Wednesday between 4 am and 10 am. (Hours can change in August). Subject to favorable weather.

Les Noctambules d'Avignon - Night tours of the city

Les Noctambules d’Avignon – Night tours of the city

Avignon

From 01/04 to 30/09/2022. Closed on Wednesday.

Les Noctambules d'Avignon - Night tours of the city

Les Noctambules d’Avignon – Night tours of the city

Avignon

From 01/04 to 30/09/2022. Closed on Wednesday.

In practice

Horaires

Use the Appli Golden Hour, photo time  or Sun Seeker (paid) apps when capturing the golden hour for optimum results