Mont Ventoux, Vaison-la-Romaine

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The largest mountain in the region, Mont Ventoux hosts a section of the Tour de France cycling race. The biological distinctiveness of the mountain was recognized by UNESCO in 1990. The mountaintop is bare limestone, which makes its peak appear from a distance to be snow-capped all year round. There are three routes available for those who wish to climb the mountain. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Mont Ventoux by using our Vaison-la-Romaine itinerary planner.
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  • While the driving isn't always easy, we were more than rewarded by glorious views all along the way! We suggest you allow enough time for frequent stops along the way, as there are look out areas to u...  more »
  • Choose your day carefully and go up early. Great views if it is not foggy or cloudy. Beware cyclists who's legs have gone and also the locals exceed the speed limit! A great trip to do once.  more »
  • Hats off for the cyclists and hikers, though I'm not all that convinced about the benefits to the mental and physical health of some of them. But also great to suck in the breathtaking panoramas on to...  more »

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