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Discovering the vineyards and wines of Ventoux

Uncategorized / 15 September 2021

In our wonderful little Vaucluse département (or ‘county’ in English), like everywhere in France, wine is part of our culture and plays an important role in our meals and fun times. The people here nurture a great wine culture due to the countless vineyards in the county, which fall into four appellations (geographical designations): Côtes-du […]

Our Top 10 activities in the area

Uncategorized / 7 June 2021

1. STROLL THROUGH THE VILLAGES AROUND MONT VENTOUX  The Ventoux area has dozens of charming villages that are ideal for a stroll. These include 21 authentic hilltop villages that are much quieter than the Luberon villages which, let’s face it, can sometimes be invaded by tourists in summer … These are perfect places to stretch […]

Marie Cardinal, The Words… La Madelène

Uncategorized / 7 June 2021

Writing about Marie Cardinal in an article published in France’s Journal du Dimanche weekly newspaper in 2013, journalist Bernard Pivot recalled that “his last summer at La Madelène had been a paradise”. It is in this place that the woman he nicknamed “The Absolute Exile”, the stateless woman, the woman who felt at home everywhere […]

The Ventoux – Biosphere and Regional National Park

Uncategorized / 7 June 2021

The highest peak in the Vaucluse, Mont Ventoux, rising above Provence, towers over the surrounding plain and hills and clearly draws people’s eyes and attention. It truly makes us dream with its wild summit that defies the wind, its hillsides rich in crops, its lavender and its vines, its dry stone walls and its picturesque […]

Covid plan

Uncategorized / 8 May 2020

Dear guests, Your health, our health: our top priority! In order to fight Covid-19 and ensure you the safest, most comfortable stay possible, we present you a list of the measures implemented here at Le Prieuré La Madelène. Social distancing The bedrooms are all separated and spread out over an area of more than 400 […]