from la MaiZon
a city steeped in history
Mazan is also well known as the home of the Marquis de Sade family. The controversial writer built his castle in nearby Lubéron but created in Mazan the first theater festival in France.
Mazan is a charming small Provencal town whose medieval center is built on top of a hill. Ten minutes (6km) away from Carpentras on one side and from the first Ventoux’ slopes in the other direction. Also close to Avignon, Dentelles de Montmirail and Lubéron as well, Mazan is one of the main cities of the Comtat – Venaissin.
Located in the southeastern part of the Rhone wine region, It is famous for its wines and delicate Muscat du Ventoux black table grape.
Le Ventoux – Comtat – Venaissin
Ventoux – Comtat- Venaissin area is perfect for all kind of outdoor activities: Walking, biking, skiing, climbing, speleology… The nature is yours for an amazing stay.
Cyclists will be at the foot of the Ventoux first slopes, a legendary Tour de France climb, but also very close to the Vaucluse Mounts, less famous but also gruelling.
If you come with children, you will be able to enjoy many fun parks in the area: the Jarditrain, the Spirou Park or la Forêt enchantée… but also via ferreta, speleology and many other activities.