7 km from Château La Roque, discover Venasque. This exploration will take you 10 minutes by car, but you can also walk or bike to discover more fully the nature and the surrounding landscapes.
Classed amongst the most beautiful villages of France, from the top of its rocky outcrop Venasque enjoys exceptional 360° panoramic views over a land of vineyards, cherry orchards and garrigue.
This village, where at one time in the past the bishops of Carpentras took refuge, shows its rich history in its ramparts, the superb houses, the Notre-Dame cathedral church and a magnificent baptistery.
The baptistery of Venasque is a remarkable sight, built in the 6th century on the foundations of an ancient Roman temple.
Also, don't skip the Romanesque church of Notre-Dame with a beautiful 15th century painting from the Avignon School.