Culminating at 1912 meters altitude, the Mont Ventoux, the origin of the word "Ventoux" outcome would be the Celtic language: "ven top", white mountain, is the Provençal "Ventour" which be transating by windward.
Mont Serein on the northern face of Mont Ventoux is one of the oldest ski resorts in France (1400-1800 meters) is practiced skiing since the 1930s.
A natural Place of exception,Vaucluse,Provence,France
The Mont-Ventoux is one of the last South Western foothills of the French Alps. This is an anticline with rafters and valleys.
The vegetation varies according to altitude, the meso-Mediterranean floor in subalpine. It presents a good sample of non-French Mediterranean coastal plant communities:
matorrals Juniper Phoenicia, vegetation and limestone rocks of continental cliffs, scree thermophilic oroméditerranéennes spiny broom heath, moorland and alpine and subalpine grasslands, montane pine, holly and facies If the southern beech-fir ....
The Mont Ventoux has been recognized by UNESCO, MAB label has made it a Biosphere Reserve and thus defines a protected area for its top part and hêtraie.La hiking in all its forms is practiced on the Ventoux. The best way to find out is to walk on foot ..
the winter and summer activities:
Alpine skiing: 12 km of trails
Cross-country skiing: 7 km of trails
Snowshoeing: 8 km of pistes
for children Garden (first step): a ski side and a side sled
- Treadmill 90 meters (3 to 11 years)
Luge reserved domain
Surf: reserved area
Night skiing, French Ski School
Open activities in the afternoon.
Activities organized by the resort:
Mont Serein Festival in July (of 1 weekend)
Dévalkart track the Edge 11 years and more:
Horseback riding: ride and Pony (10 am to 18h)
Park giant inflatable games 2-16 years: 8 € for 1 hour
Trampoline (for all) "Fun Trampo"
Escalad'Arbre course (Accrobranche ®) + Tyrolean 4 to 12 years:
JH Fabre discovery trail
Walking GR4 and GR9
(IGN Mont Ventoux map 3140 AND / TOP 25)
Mountain Bike trails
Fitness trail with wooden structure: fixed bars, wall bars ... (between the track and the Edge Vallon)
skiing on grass