village de cairanne

5 km from Sainte-Cécile-les-Vignes, 9 km from Tulette, 11 km from Camaret-sur-Aigues, 15 km from Orange.

GPS: 44° 14′ 02″ N 4° 56′ 03″ E
Altitude: 172 m
Population: 1013

A charming village perched atop a hill in the Haut-Vaucluse, between Orange, Bollène and Vaison-la-Romaine. Blessed with a climate particularly suited to cultivating vines, Cairanne is surrounded by Côtes du Rhône vineyards and is famed for the superb quality of its wines. You can enjoy tasting the different varieties on offer and also follow the trail which takes you on a journey of discovery of the grapes which compose the wines made here. Other circuits proposed by the Tourist Office include an exploration of the old village as well a wide variety of walking trails.

calade de cairanne

What to see, what to visit: the old village, the ramparts (erected in 1123), the dungeon, three towers, three doors, the Templars' tower, the chapel of Notre Dame-des-Excès (1631), the chapel of Notre Dame-de-la-Vigne-et-du-Rosaire, the chapel of Saint-Geniès, the chapel of Saint-Roch, the chemin de Ronde (the guards' gangway) of Saint-Roch.
Available activities: pétanque, walks.