Top guides for planning your holiday in Vaucluse
Let’s face it, we are all dreaming about our next holiday! Safe to say you’re not alone in your need to escape, so now is the perfect time to start thinking about that dream destination. Chomping at the bit to spend time in glorious countryside, surrounded by authentic people, and simply remembering what it feels like to truly unwind and relax? Here we share some of the best tools around to help you with planning your stay in Vaucluse Provence.
Paper travel guides and brochures
Travel guides and magazines are practical and available even when the internet is down so you can browse to your heart’s content.
– Le magazine gratuit « Open the doors to Vaucluse » A free 84-page magazine packed with things to see, do and experience at this wonderfully scenic destination. Download a copy or order the paper version here.
– Lonely Planet Provence & Côte d’Azur
– Michelin Green Guide « Provence »
Online travel guides
Do you prefer to plan your holidays tapping on a tablet? Here is our list of essential sites
– ProvenceGuide.co.uk, the site you are currently browsing, is full of ideas for excursions, activities, accommodation options in Vaucluse and more… Make it your go-to guide!
– Le Petit fûté shares the best recommendations in the dining, hotel and attractions categories, by town and village
– The quintessential LonelyPlanet
Travelling with the family?
Check out the best addresses on Family Traveller
Calling all cyclists!
With its undulating terrain, hilltop villages, plains blanketed with vineyards, olive groves, fields of lavender and orchards stretching further than the eye can see, Vaucluse is a popular destination for those who prefer to travel on two wheels.
Bicycle tourism (lightweight to expedition touring), sports cycling, mountain-biking, gravel riding… whether it’s your legs or an electric battery doing the work, the “Accueil Vélo” scheme brings together a host of trusted professionals to help you explore the region on two wheels. Guides this way!
The Provence cycling presents a bunch of itineraries for every type of bike and every level of cyclist coming to Vaucluse.
You can also find mountain biking trails on outdooractive.com
For hiking enthusiasts
Boasting rugged limestone mountains and not one but two Regional Nature Parks (Ventoux and Luberon), Vaucluse is a walker’s paradise. Here is a quick survey of the best publications to find your way and plan your next leg:
– Wired for adventure features three articles to inspire trekking on foot or by bike in Ventoux or the Luberon.
– Outdooractive and its community of ramblers to give you some ideas for walking excursions