The Vaucluse is located in the PACA region, in the southeast of France. The departments that surround it are Gard, Ardèche, Drôme, the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the Var and the Bouches-du-Rhône in the South. Its administrative capital is Avignon and nearly 90 000 inhabitants.
The old medieval center and the famous Bridge of Avignon (considered as a UNESCO world heritage site) makes this department very attractive and in particular for the tourism.
In this department, people are also looking for the charm of its picturesque villages, colorful markets, its sunny cuisine and Provençal traditions.
The fauna and flora are very diversified, especially in the Luberon National Park.
The city of Avignon is the center of cultural activities, its historic center is declared as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. Its festival, the largest theater event in France, takes place every summer in july.
There are also still many vestiges of the Roman Empire and also a lot of castles of the XV and XVI centuries.
You absolutely need to climb in the Mont-Ventoux for the view and take a break at Montmirail.
Have a nice trip!