Department Vaucluse - 7 page

Vaucluse: a department in Provence Region – the Alps – Cote d’Asur – in south France. Population: slightly over 0, 5 million people. The department was formed as the result of the 1793 administrative reform, in the territory of a former Rome province of Provance. Vaucuse includes three districts, 24 cantons and 151 municipalities.

Cities - Department Vaucluse

Caromb
Caromb - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Vaucluse, with an excitin...

Carpentras
One of the oldest cities in France is Carpentras, according to historians, it conducts the «countdown» from the V century BC. Once this shopping ce...

Castellet
Castellet - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Vaucluse, with an exci...

Cairanne
Cairanne - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Vaucluse, with an excit...

Caumont-sur-Durance
Caumont-sur-Durance - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Vaucluse, wi...

Crestet
Crestet - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Vaucluse, with an exciti...

Crillon-le-Brave
Crillon-le-Brave - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Vaucluse, with ...

Courthézon
Courthézon - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Vaucluse, with an exc...

Cucuron
Cucuron - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Vaucluse, with an exciti...

La Bastide-des-Jourdans
La Bastide-des-Jourdans - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Vaucluse...

La Roque-Alric
La Roque-Alric - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Vaucluse, with an...

Map - Department Vaucluse



The name of the department is of Latin origin and means ‘a blind valley’.

It is in the valley, around the rivers Rhone and Durance, and in picturesque Vaucluse Mountains, that the department stretches, the nature of which is one of the most colourful and varied in Provence. 
 
Vaucluse grants tourists a lot of opportunities. These are traditional walking tours on numerous routes to satisfy any taste all the year round, horse racing and mountaineering, Lake Vaucluse plunging, speleology, cultural tours in historical places, visits to vineyards and wineries with tasting of famous local wines, various ethnographic holidays, music and theatre festivals and a lot of other things. Any visitor of Vaucluse will surely find the occupation to his heart and liking.

And before going home, be sure to take along some charming curio, be it lavender honey or a bunch of Provence herbs, a piece of local-made soap or excellent local nougat, a bottle of  vintage French wine or some exquisite antique thing.

Looking at them at home, you will surely remember heavenly landscapes of Vaucluse with its wonderful nature, beautiful cities and towns, hospitable original people, who can preserve what the Nature had given them, appreciate their history and readily share their heritage with everybody who comes on a visit.

You will remember this and wish to return there again.
Department Vaucluse Top-10 cities

Avignon Avignon
Avignon - the administrative center of the department of Vaucluse in southern France - is the...
Gargas Gargas
Gargas - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte...
Lioux Lioux
Lioux - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte...
Violès Violès
Violes - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte...
Villedieu Villedieu
Villedieu - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte...
Blauvac Blauvac
Blauvac - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte...
Bonnieux Bonnieux
Bonnieux - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte...
Aubignan Aubignan
Aubignan - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte...
Châteauneuf-du-Pape Châteauneuf-du-Pape
One of the villages in the world, which glorified for its wines, is also located in the south of...
Vaison-la-Romaine Vaison-la-Romaine
France has a national list of «Towns and Lands of Art and History» in which the city...


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