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Camping near Mont Ventoux

mont ventoux in summer
At Camping Les Truffières in the heart of the Drôme Provençale, Célina and Brendon do everything they can to make your stay a success!

The Mont Ventoux : ideal for your activities

The Mont Ventoux is a dream destination for overs of hiking and mountain sports. . This majestic peak, located in the south-east of France, is one of the most famous and attractive in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. It is a real landmark. It stands proudly at an altitude of 1912 meters, offering a breathtaking view of the surrounding region.

Hiking trails accessible to all

Mont Ventoux is known for its striking natural beauty, its picturesque hiking trails and its impressive sporting challenges. It is also an important historical site, having witnessed many important events over the centuries.

Hiking enthusiasts can take to the mountain trails to discover the incredible landscapes and spectacular panoramas.

*There are several routes to the summit, such as the path of the Coasts, the path of the Virgin and the path of the Chapel of Saint Anne. Each of these trails offers unique scenery, as well as different physical challenges.

Destination for cyclists

For the more adventurous, Mont Ventoux is also a popular destination for cycling, especially for cycling events such as the Tour de France. Cyclists can embark on a mountain climb to challenge their limits and enjoy the beauty of the area.

A place full of history

Finally, the Mont Ventoux is also an important historical site for the history and culture lovers. It has witnessed many important events over the centuries, such as crusades, barbarian invasions and religious wars. In addition, there are several historical buildings to explore on the mountain, such as the Chapelle Sainte-Anne, the Fort de la Bâtie and the Château de la Roche du Roi.

In conclusion, Mont Ventoux is an incredible destination for lovers of hiking, mountain sports and history. With breathtaking views of the surrounding region, scenic hiking trails, impressive athletic challenges and important historical sites, this is a destination worth exploring. So, don’t hesitate to visit this majestic summit for an unforgettable experience less than an hour from our camping in the Drôme.

the summit of mont ventoux in winter

Discover the Mont Ventoux in winter

Did you know that the Mont Ventoux has a winter resort ? As surprising as it may seem, there is as much to do in winter as in summer. Snowshoeing, downhill skiing or sledding, you will find something to keep you busy. But you will have to equip yourself because the temperatures are much cooler than in summer!

Summer hiking enthusiasts will also appreciate winter trails. The silence of nature with for only noise, the snow which cracks under the steps. Recognize the passage of an animal with the footprints, the charm of winter keeps the seductive side of the Mont Ventoux.

Your best summer activities in Mont Ventoux

In summer, many activities are offered at the resort, and much different than in winter! The lovers of sensations will find their happiness in evaluator or accrobranche. Electric scooter or horseback rides are also offered to discover the sumptuous setting. And then in the summer, you can admire the breathtaking view.

Choose well the period to go there and if you can, focus on the flowering of the lavender. Take a good look at the Ventoux before you go! If you fall on a cloudy day you will literally have your head in the clouds and will not be able to enjoy the view.

Camping near the Mont Ventoux

At Camping Les Truffières, you can observe the Mont Ventoux from your pitch! And yes, the pitches in the “privilege package” offer a magnificent view of the mountains, and the Ventoux!

A huge advantage to observe the right moment to climb it. Take the main highways or back roads to get there and the journey will start to take you on a journey.

And when you return, you will find the bar and the ice cream to regain your strength and the pool to relax. This proximity of less than 60 kilometers from the summit also allows you to repeat the experience as often as you like.