Between Orange and Vaison la Romaine, surrounded by lush vineyards and picturesque landscapes, this area offers a variety of activities and sites to explore to enrich your stay.

The vineyards of Cairanne
Start your adventure with a visit to the famous Cairanne vineyards. The region is renowned for its exceptional wines. Enjoy guided tours to learn more about the winemaking process and taste wines that capture the essence of this wine-growing land.

The Caveau du Cairanne is the perfect place to meet new people and discover new things, and welcomes wine enthusiasts and novices all year round. Here, in the heart of the village, nearly 50 wineries and estates come together to offer you over 100 cuvées for tasting.

The Village of Cairanne
Explore the charming village of Cairanne, with its cobbled streets, stone houses and 12th-century ramparts. Get on your bike, put on your best walking shoes and explore Cairanne's sunny roads and paths.

Sentier Bouteille / Sentier Magnum

Local markets

Stroll through the local markets to discover fresh local produce and crafts.

The important Provencal markets of Sainte Cécile les Vignes (Saturday), Vaison la Romaine (Tuesday) or Nyons (Thursday). Or "quieter" markets such as Tulette (Monday) or Sablet (Friday).

The Châteaux of Suze-la-Rousse and Grignan
Just a short drive away, discover the majestic Châteaux de Suze-la-Rousse and Grignan. These 12th and 11th century castles offer breathtaking views of the surrounding vineyards. Explore the historic rooms and well-kept gardens to immerse yourself in the region's history.

Mont Ventoux and the Dentelles de Montmirail
Don't miss the opportunity to admire the majestic Mont Ventoux, an emblematic peak of the region, offering breathtaking views from its summit. On foot or by bike, the Dentelles de Montmirail, a chain of rocky hills, also offer picturesque hiking trails and exceptional panoramas.

The Ardèche Gorges, the Luberon and the Côte Bleue.
For a day trip, you can discover some magnificent and famous sites nearby.

Ardèche Gorges  a spectacular natural site just a few kilometers from Cairanne. Follow the picturesque hiking trails, admire the impressive cliffs and, in summer, explore the rivers by canoe for an unforgettable experience.

The Luberon  its villages are unique in that they are either perched or backed by the Luberon and Monts de Vaucluse massifs. All are set in a landscape of olive groves, vineyards, Mediterranean forests and orchards. Each viewpoint is unique, offering panoramic views of some of the most famous mountain ranges in the south of France: the Luberon, Mont Ventoux, the Dentelles de Montmirail, the Alpilles, and sometimes Ste Victoire...

The Côte Bleue a coastline that retains all its wild character thanks to its limestone creeks, Mediterranean vegetation and small, unspoilt coves..

If you've got the time, head to Avignon, a city rich in history and culture. The Palais des Papes, the Pont Saint-Bénézet and Avignon's old town offer an immersive cultural experience.

Make the most of your stay at Le Vieux Platane, and let every day be a new opportunity to discover the hidden treasures of Cairanne, Mont Ventoux, the Dentelles de Montmirail and the surrounding area.