village of malaucene

4 km from Beaumont du Ventoux, 5 km from Entrechaux, 6 km from Barroux, 8 km from Bédoin, Caromb, Modène, 9 km from Vaison-la-Romaine, 10 km from Lafare

GPS: Longitude : 5.133889 E - Latitude : 44.175556 N
Population: 2581
Altitude: 365 m

Situated at the foot of the Mont-Ventoux, beside the river Toulourenc, it is the main gateway to the north face of the mountain.

lane of malaucene door of malaucene

To see and to visit: a Gothic church showing remains of fortifications, the homes and ramparts of the old city (16th and 18th century), the Clock Tower (1539), the 12th century Chapelle du Groseau and the source of the river Groseau.
Suggested activities: walks in the Malaucène forest, riding, rock climbing, hang-gliding and paragliding.

Provencal market: Wednesday morning. Festivities: fair the secondhand trade and artisanal 1st Sunday of June. Fair of the potters. Votive festival Saint Michel at the end of September. Celebrates of summer and festival of the horse the 1st weekend of August.