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Departement of Vaucluse - Pop.: 160 h.

5 km in l'Est in Sault par la D 942.
Aurel - The Village
Aurel is a very beautiful village peacefully situated in the Sault region on the border of the Vaucluse, in la Drome and the Alpes de Haute Provence.

Whether you arrive by the "route de Sault or descend via the "plateau de Ferrassieres", you will be enchanted by the beauty of the village which is surrounded by wild, mountainous countryside.

Aurel - Street

While walking in the town, you will be overwhelmed by the delightful narrow streets and the ancient houses built of stone.

They are clustered together, regrouped around the massive old church and the tower belonging to the 12th century chateau.

Aurel - Church

Aurel is known for the quality of its light, and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding region. Painters love to come and work here.

Rene Seyssaud and Pierre Ambrigiani were amongst the first inspired by the colour of the lavender, the golden fields of cereal and the shadows cast by the foothills of Mont Ventoux....

What to see:

12th century church Sainte Aurele.
Remains of the 12th century chateau.

Leisure activities:

Horse-riding. Mountain biking.


Hotel restaurant.
Gites. Bed and breakfast.

Neighbouring villages:

Sault (5 km), Saint-Trinit (6km), Montbrun les Bains (11km).

Provence and French rivierar
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