Activities

Walks / hikes / excursions


www.viarhona.com
Take you from the shores of Lake Geneva to the beaches of the Mediterranean by bike, following the Rhône river, this is ViaRhôna's ambition.

This 815 km cycle route, still in progress, takes tourists on bikes from Alpine panoramas to the beaches of Camargue, crossing the emblematic landscapes of the Côtes du Rhône vineyards and those of southern Provence: hilltop villages, lavender fields or olive trees, gastronomic discoveries. ViaRhôna, a true path of civilization, shows more than 2,000 years of history and heritage wealth along its route, alternating between secure greenways and shared routes.

www.visorando.com
The 15 best hikes near Roquemaure.

www.randogps.net
Different hikes in the surroundings.



Remarkable monuments / site


www.grottedelasalamandre.com
The Grotte de la Salamandre is a huge room surrounded by splendid titanic concretions. Discovered in 1965, opened to the public in 2013, 2015 tourism gold medal.

www.mairie-roquemaure.fr
With its castle, its collegiate church of Saint John the Baptist and Saint John the Evangelist, its church with its organ from 1690 and its relics of SAINT VALENTIN.

www.orange-tourisme.fr
The ancient theater and its many Roman traces, its choregias

www.choregies.fr
An incredible place, incredible spectacle.

www.avignon-tourisme.com
Its city, its palace of the Popes, its festivals…

www.festival-avignon.com
The festival not to be missed!

www.vaison-ventoux-tourisme.com
Vaison-la-Romaine, superb city and its vaison dances, festival to discover

www.pontdugard.fr
Our good old Pont du Gard, majestic, its museums and its night shows.

www.pays-uzes-tourisme.com
Uzès, duchy of splendors, and for gourmets, its famous HARIBO museum.

www.chateauneuf-du-pape-tourisme.fr
Châteauneuf-du-Pape, its view of the Rhône coast and perhaps a little much its wine and these wine estates.



Museums


Lavender Museum
The Lavender Museum is an essential place for all nature lovers looking for true lavender. The Lincelé family, initiator of this fabulous project in 1991, introduces the visitor to the true lavender of Provence 'fine lavender'. Open from February to December: from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. from February to April and from October to December. From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. from May to September. (1)

L'Harmas Jean-Henri Fabre
The famous naturalist, entomologist, Jean-Henri Fabre (1823-1915) settled in 1879 in his domain of Sérignan. He will dedicate the rest of his life to the study of insects, flora. He will publish numerous books for school use and the 10 volumes of his major work "Entomological Memories" ... (1)

The Naturoptère
An original place dedicated to the world of insects, plants and their environment ...
Throughout the year, the Naturoptère offers activities, workshops, events and conferences. It is also possible to buy a group ticket with Harmas.
This is what makes Naturoptère a complete cultural center, accessible to all. (1)

Epicurium
A unique place in Europe at the gates of Avignon, in the middle of a vast garden for a sensory, scientific and cultural discovery of fruits and vegetables. A place entirely dedicated to the discovery of plants from seed to plate. Did you know ? Vaucluse is the 2nd producer of fruit in France and the 4th producer of vegetables! (1)

Calvet Museum
The Museum of Fine Arts of Avignon: paintings, sculptures, art objects from the 15th to the 20th century, in a beautiful 18th century mansion.The building and the collection together form one of the most poetic and historical places in Avignon. Open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on Tuesday. Exceptional closing days: January 1, May 1 and December 25. (1)



Gastronomy & wine


Wine Museum - Maison Brotté
The museography of the Brotte private collection has had a facelift. Accompanied by its audio guide, come and discover the life of the modern winemaker in the vineyard and in the cellars. You will be transported from the vine to the glass as if you were there. Take a stroll in a modern setting, illustrated with pieces from the past, a true testimony to the winegrower's heritage of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape estate. Audio guide available in F, GB, D, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian. Allow between 30 and 40 min. (1)




Sources: (1) www.provenceguide.com