Tulette

Departement of the Drome - Provencal Drome - Pop.: 2,000 inh. - Altitude : 150 m.

puce 8 km from Suze-la-Rousse via the D94.

Tulette, tower and flags

In the 12th century, Tulette was a stronghold of the Princes of Orange, and suffered a great deal during the Religious Wars.

All that remains of this distant past are the ruins of fortifications and defensive walls and a few houses dating back to the Renaissance era.



Tulette, arch in the ramparts



Today Tulette is a large Provençal market town located on the Côtes du Rhône", wine trail, known for its vineyards incorporating huge pink rose bushes and fragrant broom...




Tulette main street

Here you are in the kingdom of wine, vineyards and "Appellations d’Origine Contrôlée" (AOC).

Several vineyards and cellars are open to visitors for wine-tasting: good health !



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puce What to see:

Remains of ramparts (12th-14th centuries).
11th-12th century church, rebuilt in 1609.
Chapel of Notre Dame du Roure (12th century).
Figurines museum , history of military costume and horse-drawn carriages
from antiquity to the present day: 2400 soldiers, 600 horses, 100 carriages.

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puce Leisure activities:

Hiking.
Horse riding.
Bicycles for hire.

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puce Accommodation:

Hotel-restaurant.
Bed and breakfast.
Gites. Holiday rentals.

Campsites.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Visan (5km), Suze-la-Rousse (8km), Valréas (13km) and Nyons (20km).

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Tulette, village and belltower