Visit the Vaucluse and Provence
The Jardin de Lau is nestled in Aubignan which houses some remarkable buildings, starting with its church. The town enjoys the calm of the countryside, while being in the immediate vicinity of larger settlements. The property is less than 10 km from Carpentras and only 30 minutes from Orange and Avignon. Three cities that must not be missed! The Jardin de Lau is also the ideal starting point to start climbing Mont Ventoux, by car, on foot or by bike. Finally, it is a perfect place to discover the famous Provençal villages and wineries of the region.
The ascent of Mont Ventoux
Legendary stage of the Tour de France cyclist, dreaded by the riders of the peloton, Mont Ventoux is a Mecca for cycling. There are thousands each year to attempt the ascent, by one of the three roads leading to the summit. But the Giant of Provence is also a paradise for hikers who enjoy the steep paths and exceptional views offered by the site. Mont Ventoux is also accessible by car. The summit is about 40 minutes from the Jardin de Lau.
The villages of Provence
The Garden of Lau, rental cottages with pool near Mont Ventoux will allow you to shine in Provence and visit some of its remarkable villages ... and there are many. Among them, 30 minutes away, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is one of the must-sees. Peaceful and lively at the same time, it is a paradise for antique lovers. The antique village also houses tasty restaurants. A little further, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, 45 minutes, and Lourmarin, about 1 hour, also deserve a long break.
Staying in the Vaucluse, you are in a part of the kingdom of Côtes-du-Rhône. It will not escape you, the region, fertile land, is occupied by vast vineyards, some of which are famous all over the world. Go meet the producers, and treat yourself to Beaumes-de-Venise (less than 3 km!), Vacqueyras (6 km), or Gigondas (10 km). Passionate about wine and wine lovers, you could not dream of a better place!