Camping du Défends
To organize your stay and your activities, you can consult the Ventoux-Provence Tourist Office website on ventouxprovence.fr
Welcome to the land of lavender! If you stay between the end of June and mid-July, you will have plenty of time to admire the lavender fields of the Sault plateau as far as the eye can see.
Start your stay by learning a little more about the queen of Provence, lavender. Omnipresent, it comes in many forms and is distinguished by its smell and inimitable taste. Walks among the lavender fields and a visit to a distillery will allow you to learn more about the gold of Provence and the Sault plateau. Find more information on: ventouxprovence.fr
Several ways to discover Provence are available to you.
For hiking, mountain biking or cycle touring, refer to the thematiques pages of the camping.
For an original discovery of the landscapes, closer to nature, opt for horseback rides through the region, on horses or ponies, alone or with your family. For more information, visit the following site: ventouxprovence.fr
Take a little height! Provence can also be admired from its cliffs. 650 climbing routes in the Dentelles de Montmirail and almost as many in the Monts de Vaucluse await you! Beginner or experienced climbers, there will be something for all tastes and all levels. more information on the different sites and possible routes on: ventouxprovence.fr
Climbing enthusiasts can also go to Villes-sur-Auzon to discover the Combe de l'Ermitage site, open all year round, and fully equipped. 83 routes spread over two sectors, the City Gardens to the south and the City balconies to the south-east. Information on: ventouxprovence.fr
For a real moment of relaxation after a good day of strolling, enjoy the Valvital thermal spa, including thermal swimming pool, hammam, sauna, sports and aquagym lessons, and a fantastic panoramic terrace with jacuzzis. You will benefit by appointment from beauty and well-being treatments based on Montbrun thermal water. An original way to enjoy the benefits of Drôme Provençale! More information on : ventouxprovence.fr et valvital.fr
The Drôme Provençale is also a very rich cultural and natural heritage. The authentic and characteristic sites of Provence will not leave you indifferent! Start your journey with the Gorges de la Nesque, a spectacular and wild canyon pierced with caves dug at the southern foot of Mont Ventoux. More information on: ventouxprovence.fr
Provence is also its authentic hilltop villages and their typical medieval alleys. 11 villages perched in the land of Sault will delight the curious, walkers and enthusiasts. Vénasque, Le Barroux, Sault, Aurel, La Roque-Alric… Built on rocky promontories and enjoying breathtaking panoramas, go for a dive into history! More information on: ventouxprovence.fr
Do not miss a visit to Sault where the camping, by following the signposted route through the old town to discover its medieval remains. More information on : ventouxprovence.fr
Finally, do not leave without having taken the trouble to visit Carpentras, capital of Comtat Venaissin. Five centuries of papal presence have marked its architecture inspired by the most famous Italian models. The presence of the Jews, then protected by the Pope, left a lasting mark on its culture. From the synagogue, the oldest in France, to the remains of the ramparts or the southern Gothic cathedral, succumb to the charms of Carpentras! Do not miss the Friday morning market dating back to the origins of the city. more information on : ventouxprovence.fr
If you want more information on the heritage of the region, visit the Ventoux Provence website: