The trees of the sun
Almond, olive and fig trees share their Mediterranean complicity under the Provence skies. Mastered by traditional know-how, this generous nature is at the origin of emblematic products. Olives and olive oils of course, but what would nougat be without Comtat almonds?
The AOC Ventoux is one of the 3 appellations of the Vaucluse. Under Ventoux benevolent eye, a part of the vineyard extends over the gentle gradients of the southern slope and Comtat plain. Each year a fine range of wines is produced, from joyful summer wines to vintages for ageing.
Ventoux Regional Natural Park
The latest addition to the park's family, Mont-Ventoux Regional Nature Park is renowned for its unique biodiversity, flora, fauna, heritage and cultures. With its roads winding their way through forests, garrigues and its summit lunar landscape , Provence Giant remains the mythical destination for all cyclists.
A historical heart of Comtat
Whether Venasque, one of the "most beautiful villages in France" to which Comtat owes its name of Venaissin, or Pernes-les-Fontaines which was its capital, both medieval cities are steeped in history. Old stones, alleys and fountains distil this glorious memory.