Located just a 15-minute drive from the Château de Mazan, Carpentras is full of historic and unmissable places to discover: the old episcopal palace, the city walls, the Orange Gate, the Roman Arc, the Carpentras synagogue ( oldest synagogue still in activity in France), the Hôtel-Dieu, the Saint-Siffrein cathedral and the Comtadin-Duplessis museum. While in Carpentras, do not miss a visit to a Berlingot factory or the Truffle market which is held every Friday from the end of November to the beginning of March.
Climb the "Giant of Provence"
The Mont Ventoux
Our charming hotel is located at the foot of Mont Ventoux. Our team, passionate about its region, can tell you the best places to go out, to visit and to stroll. One of the region's must-sees is Mont Ventoux. At its highest point, at an altitude of 1,910 meters, you will obtain a superb panorama of the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps. There is no shortage of activities at Mont Ventoux: practicing aerial sports, climbing by bike or mountain bike by one of the 15 routes, hiking through a wild and unspoiled nature, climbing one of the 650 routes climbing or observing the sky from the Albion plateau in the SIRENE astronomical observatory. For more information on the activities to be carried out in the surroundings of our luxury hotel with swimming pool at Mont Ventoux, you can reach us by phone or email.
Land of gastronomy and history The charming town of Carpentras
The flea market capital L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
In just 30 minutes by car, you will be in the city center of Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. In this charming town of Vaucluse, the river “La Sorgue” flows through it. You will enjoy strolling along the banks and having a coffee on the terrace in its adorable pedestrian streets. L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is famous for being home to many second-hand and antique dealers. During your stay in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, you can find your rare pearl: a vintage decorative element, furniture steeped in history and many others.
The perched village The village of Gordes
At 340 meters above sea level, escape to one of the most famous villages in Provence, the hilltop village of Gordes, located just 23 kilometers from our luxury 4-star hotel in Mont Ventoux. You will be charmed by this town which will make you discover all the scents and flavors of Provence. You will enjoy taking a calade, visiting the cellars of the Palais Saint-Firmin and the Castle. Outside the town, you can discover the famous village of Bories, the Abbey of Notre-Dame de Sénanque and the Moulin des Bouillons.
The City of the Popes Avignon
This charming town, located just 35 kilometers from the Château de Mazan, is full of treasures, charm and buildings steeped in history. In its city center, surrounded by ramparts, you will enjoy sitting on the terrace, strolling along the alleys or its festival which is one of the most important theater and live performances. During your stay in Avignon, discover the Pont d'Avignon, the Palais des Papes, the Place Pie, the cathedral and the Rocher des Doms, the Calvet museum, as well as the Petit Palais museum.
A roman city Orange
The lovely town of Orange is a 40 km drive from our hotel for wedding and reception at Mont Ventoux. You will discover the Colline Saint-Eutrope, the highest point of the town, a green setting in the heart of the city. Walk the streets of Orange, discovering its many remains from Roman times and its buildings steeped in history: the Arc de Triomphe, Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth Cathedral, the Art Museum and of History, as well as the Ancient Theater.
A path in the middle of nature The ochres of Roussillon
In just 45 minutes by car from the Château de Mazan, you will be at the Ocher trail in Roussillon. You will be charmed by the special color of stones and nature. Choose from two trails (one short 30 minutes and one long 60 minutes) the one that best suits your needs. You will discover the geology, fauna, flora and history of this remarkable, classified and protected site.