THE AREA

TO SEE TO DO

Des Maisons de Vacances in the heart of Provence  

It is in the heart of Provence, in a sun-drenched plain that you will discover Le Mas Saint-Gens. Leaving the property, you can have beautiful views of the Dentelles de Montmirail, Mont Ventoux and the Monts de Vaucluse. The Mas Saint-Gens enjoys a privileged location, very close to picturesque villages such as: L'Isle-sur-Sorgue, Pernes les Fontaines, Fontaines de Vaucluse, Les Baux de Provence, Gordes, Roussillon, etc ... C 'is also the ideal starting point for all your excursions in the superb forest of Venasque, Beaucet, the Luberon park, Saint-Rémy de Provence and the Alpilles. Less than 5 minutes away, all cultural entertainment is offered by the city of Carpentras and 20 kms away by the cities of Avignon and Orange. You can also discover the nearby wine route: Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Chateauneuf du Pape etc…. Three magnificent golf courses (Avignon, Saumane and Isle-sur-la-Sorgues) await enthusiasts. Other magnificent places can be seen not far from here: the Cèze valley in the Gard, the Ouvèze valley and Vaison la Romaine, the Camargue and the sea 80 kms away.

For Curious People
  • Carpentras: the Synagogue

  • L'Isle sur la Sorgue: Antiques market

  • Avignon: Pont Saint Bénezet, the Palace of the Popes

  • Roussillon: The ocher trail

  • Sault: Lavender route (flowering from early July to mid-August)

  • Coustellet: Lavender museum

  • Gordes: Notre Dame de Sénanque Abbey

  • Les-Baux-de-Provence: Château des Baux, The Carrières de Lumières

  • Orange: The triumphal arch, the Antique theater

  • Chateauneuf-du-Pape: The vineyards

  • Nîmes: The arenas, the square house

  • Saint-Rémy-de-Provence: Archaeological site of Glanum,

  • Les Antiques, Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery

  • Arles: The arenas, the ancient theater, the Saint-Trophime cloister

  • Gard's Bridge

  • Uzes: The Duchy

  • Marseille: The old port, the Mucem

  • Cassis: The Calanques

  • The Camargue: Sainte Marie de la Mer, Aigues Mortes

  • Aix-en-Provence: The mansions, old Aix

For Children

In Monteux, a few kms away : the Spirou Park and the Wave Island, the lake, karting.

Several tree climbing, escape game in Pernes les Fontaines.

For Sportive people

Hiking on Mont Ventoux, 650 climbing routes in the Dentelles de Montmirail, gliding or motor flight from Carpentras, paragliding from Mont-Ventoux or Sault, canoeing on the Sorgue, golf courses.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

And of course: the bike! From Mont Ventoux to the edges of Sorgue, via the Gorges de la Nesque, a multitude of circuits for all and all levels.

We will be happy to welcome cyclists and provide them with a room, a water point and tools. We also provide touring bikes.

For Gourmets People

The strawberry and berlingots of Carpentras, the cherry of the Venasque Mountains, the black truffle and the Muscat of Ventoux, the long fig of Caromb, the melon of Cavaillon, the vineyards of Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Chateauneuf du Pape, the list is long.

 

To each his market! Provencal market and / or farmers markets. The small markets of Saint-Didier, Mazan, Malaucène are a concentrate of Provence. Larger, markets Carpentras, Sault, Bédoin welcome many curious weekly.

Des Maisons de Vacances
in the heart of Provence  
  • Carpentras: truffle market (mid-November to the end of March)

  • Isle-sur-la-Sorgue: International Fair Art and Antiquity (Easter and August 15)

  • Avignon: international events of the contemporary living show (July)

  • Orange: The choregies of Orange - Festival of opera and classical music (mid-July)

  • Les Baux-de-Provence: light careers - multimedia shows unique in the world (all year except January - February)

  • Saint-Rémy-de-Provence: Jazz Festival (September), Transhumance Festival (Whit Monday)

  • Arles: the international meetings of photography (July - August), the ferias (Easter, September)

  • Aix-en-Provence: Easter Festival of classical music (April), International Festival of Lyrical Art (end of July)

  • La Roque d'Anthéron: international piano festival (late July-August)

  • Lourmarin: festival of summer music at the castle (July to October)

  • Nîmes: feria (Pentecost)

  • Les Saintes-Maries de la Mer: Gypsy pilgrimage (May and October)