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Sporting and natural discovery on Mont Ventoux

Mont Ventoux, often dubbed the “Giant of Provence“, is a must-see destination for outdoor enthusiasts and cycling fans alike.

This iconic mountain is not only famous for its regular appearances in the Tour de France, but is also a coveted challenge for cyclists the world over, who aspire to conquer its steep slopes and reach its windy summit, culminating at 1912 meters.

The winding roads and varied slopes of Mont Ventoux offer an unrivalled cycling experience, where every pedal stroke brings you closer to the breathtaking panorama that awaits you at the summit.

But there’s more to Mont Ventoux than cycling. Hikers will also find much to enjoy on the many trails that wind through its remarkable biodiversity. Hiking routes take you through dense forests, fragrant lavender fields and offer spectacular views of the surrounding valleys.

Visitors can immerse themselves in unspoilt nature and explore the region’s unique flora and fauna.

The Mont Ventoux observatory: a breathtaking vantage point

The Mont Ventoux observatory, perched at the summit, is not only a site of scientific interest, but also an exceptional vantage point from which to admire a 360-degree panorama of Provence.

On a clear day, visitors can even see the Alps in the distance, creating a visual spectacle that amply rewards the climb.

It’s a place where the worlds of science and natural beauty meet, giving visitors a unique perspective on the starry sky and surrounding landscapes.

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Close to Les Clos campsite

Les Clos campsite, although located in the tranquility of the Drôme Provençale, offers convenient access to Mont Ventoux, allowing visitors to easily combine exploration of this legendary mountain with the pleasures and comfort of a camping holiday. Within reasonable distance for a day trip, campground residents can easily plan cycling or hiking adventures on Mont Ventoux, before returning to the campground to relax and refresh, whether at the pool or along the soothing banks of the nearby river.

Camping Les Clos, with its spacious pitches, fully-equipped mobile homes and diverse facilities, offers an ideal base for those wishing to explore the wonders of Mont Ventoux and the surrounding region, while enjoying comfortable accommodation and peaceful natural surroundings.

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