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Top Choice Provencal in Pays de Venasque

Les Remparts

This rustic valley-view restaurant, built into Venasque's old ramparts, is almost worth the trip up to the village on its own. The Provençal dishes are delicious, they make their own cherry juice and, believe it or …
Forest in Pays de Venasque

Forêt de Venasque

The Forêt de Venasque, criss-crossed by walking trails (including long-distance GR91), lies east of Venasque. Cross the Col de Murs mountain pass (627m) to pretty little Murs, and see remains of Le Mur de la Peste (…
Church in Pays de Venasque

Église de Venasque

The village church contains the pride of the Pays de Venasque: an unusual late-Gothic Crucifixion painting (1498).
Church in Pays de Venasque

Baptistry

Tucked behind the Romanesque church, this baptistry was built in the 6th century on the site of a Roman temple.