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Things to see and do in Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine, known to its early inhabitants as Vasio, lies a bit off the beaten path of tourist destinations. This former Roman city is a relatively quiet community with a number of historical and interesting sights. Some of what you’ll see … Continue reading

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Things to do in Vaison-la-Romaine – Visit Our Lady of Nazareth

The Vaison Cathedral, located near the ruins of La Villasse,  is one of Vaison-la-Romaine’s major historical sites and it’s open free to the public. Officially known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Nazareth (Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth), this former bishopric stands on … Continue reading

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Things to do in Vaison-la-Romaine – Visit the Ancient Site of La Villasse

La Villasse takes visitors back 2000 years to the Roman city of Vasio. And, in combination with Puymin, its sister site across the street, it’s one of Vaison-la-Romaine’s main tourist attractions. As you wander amidst the stone ruins of La Villasse, once home … Continue reading

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Vaison-la-Romaine, France

Vaison-la-Romaine, straddling the Ouvèze River in southern France, lies a bit off the beaten path of tourist destinations and offers visitors fewer historical sites than places nearby like Aix-en-Provence, Arles, and Avignon.  Yet, what it does offer makes it a … Continue reading