Le Comtat Venaissin

Cypres_VentouxThe soft countryside of the Comtat Venaissin is reminiscent of Tuscany with it's sunny warm climate, fields doted with isolated farms surrounded by irrigation canals and the remarkable perched villages of Le Beaucet, Venasque, Blauvac and Methamis.
Pernes-les-Fontaines is often called or described as " The Pearl of the Comtat".  Its rich past permeates the village. Its architectural treasures include 40 fountains, 3 fortified gates, the "Tour de l'Horloge", the Tour Ferrande, medieval fresques, "la croix couverte", chapelles, covered medieval market, the Church Notre-Dame from the 12th century and magnificent 17th century baroque organs.

Itineraries: Les Terrasses du Ventoux / Au fil du ComtatLes Villages perchés / Les Gorges de la Nesque