Find the best place to stay — Vaucluse

Where to stay around Vaucluse?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,067 holiday lettings near Vaucluse. From 2,755 houses to 906 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vaucluse is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Vaucluse?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vaucluse. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Avignon: 3,450 holiday homes
  • Luberon: 6,716 holiday homes
  • Gordes: 3,113 holiday homes
  • Orange: 2,014 holiday homes
  • L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue: 3,188 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Vaucluse! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Vaucluse?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Vaucluse with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Avignon: 3,450 holiday lettings
  • Gordes: 3,113 holiday lettings
  • Orange: 2,014 holiday lettings
  • L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue: 3,188 holiday lettings
  • Roussillon: 2,437 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Vaucluse?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Vaucluse. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Provence Country Club: 6,455 holiday rentals
  • Chateauneuf-du-Pape: 5,534 holiday rentals
  • Avignon Cathedral: 5,475 holiday rentals
  • Senanque Abbey: 5,790 holiday rentals
  • Domaine de la Citadelle: 5,591 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vaucluse listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental, home or villa in Vaucluse, France your home away from home

Vaucluse is a mountainous department in Provence, in the south of France, with Mont Ventoux dominating the view from most Vaucluse properties. This tranquil department inland from the coast has a variety of landscapes and cultures, but what is certain is that a property or holiday villa in Vaucluse will allow you to relax whether you use it as a base to discover the department on foot, bicycle or car.

Places to holiday in Vaucluse, France

The festival of Avignon is the most famous even in Vaucluse. The official festival has 20 locations, but the fringes extend to include around 450 shows and acts, and there is something to tickle the fancy of all travellers to this region.

Apt is a charming market town, rich in walled buildings and long narrow streets. A rental property here acts as a fantastic base for hiking and cycling, due to its proximity to the Luberon en Velo cycle paths.

Carpentras is another old town with a concentrated old town in the centre, rich in historic buildings like the St Siffrein Cathedral, fourteenth century Porte d’Orange, Chateau des Comtes de Toulouse and Roman Arc de Triomphe.

Menerbes is a stunning stone village perched on a high ridge overlooking lush plateaux below. Here are the only two dolmen sites in Vaucluse, which are both very impressive sites.

Things to do in Vaucluse, France

There are 4000km of marked walking trails, 700km of bridle paths and 236km of bike trails in Vaucluse, taking you through every landscape; mountains, ochre, plateaus and vineyards. There is also exceptional trout fishing on the Rhone, and carp fishing on 30 lakes throughout Vaucluse. For rock climbers, the tranquillity and range of rock faces means that Vaucluse is a premier destination, and keeps climbers returning to tackle the cliffs year after year. There are 3 top-class golf courses here too, and a Golf Pass Provence’ allows you to play them all. Whether you decide to take a Vaucluse holiday villa for the walking, cycling, fishing, golf, climbing or canoeing, you will certainly not be at all disappointed. There is also the opportunity to ski on Mount Ventoux in the winter.

Provence is known for the number and quality of restaurants, bistros and cafes boasting some of the best natural produce of France, including the full bodied wines from the local vineyards.

Vaucluse has a long and varied history, and snippets from its past can be seen all over the department. Roman ruins, sites from the middle ages, Renaissance and Baroque heritage can all be found here. There are also 53 museums in the department, which give a fascinating insight into the past of Vaucluse, and make sense of the beautiful scenery which surrounds every Vaucluse holiday property. The castles of Comtal, Ansouis and Brantes are all spectacular, and tell the story of different periods of Vaucluse’ heritage.

Some of the most beautiful villages in France lie within the borders of Vaucluse. Walking to the hilltop villages of Aurel, Brantes, Crillon le Brave, Gordes, Lourmarin and Menerbes is well worth the effort.

Travel to Vaucluse, France

Marseille Airport (MRS) and Nimes Airport (FNI) service the area with regular cheap flights from the UK on a number of providers. They are both within about an hour of the huge majority of Vaucluse properties.

Attractions in and around Vaucluse

Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Vaucluse? Don't miss landmarks such as Cathedrale St-Siffrein and Chateauneuf-du-Pape, and unique cultural highlights such as Musee du Petit Palais and Jean-Henri Fabre Museum. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Fontaine-de-Vaucluse Springs, Ochre Cliffs of Roussillon and Mont Ventoux. Fun activities in the city include Chapelle du Château, Domaine de la Citadelle and Caveau du Gigondas. While in town, you may want to visit popular attractions such as Palais des Papes, Pont Saint-Bénézet or Place de l'Horloge. While in town, also consider a visit to popular places such as Orange Amphitheatre and Triumphal Arch of Orange.