Mas les Fleurs d'Hilaire

The Provence

Activities on site

Swimming pool, table tennis, bike renting (with our partner), pétanque and a relaxation area located in the veranda (books, magazines, board games, television).

Activities nearby

Mountain and electric bike hire, tennins, horse ridding (Monteux), hicking trails (Dentelles de Montmirail), golfs at 15 min (between l'Isle sur la Sorgue and Fontaine de Vaucluse), canoeing at 20 min (Fontaine de Vaucluse) and then remember that you are at only one hour from the beaches (Arles, les Saintes-Marie de la Mer, Camargue, Marseille, Cassis creeks). 

And for those who want to discover our culture, Arts at Monteux, the 41 fountains walk at Pernes-les-Fontaines, Avignon, its festival and the Papal Palace, is at 20 minutes from our B&B, Orange and its Gallo-Roman ruins 30 minutes, Aix-en-Provence 45 minutes, Arles at 1hour ...More information below.

You will also enjoy bike rides mainly but we have a lot of other itineraries on site : From Ventoux to L'Isle-sur-la-sorgue or Via-Venaissia

And we will guide you through the famous provençal markets

You find our favourite places in Provence on our personalized Google Maps.

More information in the touristic guide of the Ventoux.

Our guesthouse is located about 1 hour from Provence's main attractions. Here are a few of our selections arranged by theme:

Sights :

Station du Mont Serein - 84340 Beaumont du Ventoux


At 1912 meters, the Giant of Provence towers over the Comtat Venaissin plain and the Pays de Sault, offering one of the widest panoramic views in Europe. Seasoned cyclists can take on the personal challenge of the Tour de France's legendary ascent. There are also numerous hiking trails for families. In winter, the Mont-Serein resort offers a number of ski slopes, as well as snowshoeing and tobogganing!

Sentier des ocres - 84220 Roussillon


The Roussillon ochres, also known as the "Colorado Provençal", offer a sublime landscape with 2 trails (45 and 60 min). A must-see with good shoes and dark clothes.

Strollers are not allowed on site.

84190 Suzette


This rugged massif stretches for some 8 kilometers between Carpentras, Vaison la Romaine and Mont Ventoux, and takes its name from the jagged limestone ridges created by erosion. The Dentelles stand out clearly from the landscape amidst olive groves and AOC vineyards, and cloak the deep blue Mediterranean sky in a collar.

The massif, some eight kilometers long, is world-renowned for its climbing walls. It is also renowned for the production of its olive oil, protected by an AOC label, and for the quality of its truffles.


400 Route du Pont du Gard, 30210 Vers-Pont-du-Gard


A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Pont du Gard is set in an exceptional environment. A masterpiece of ancient architecture, the Pont du Gard aqueduct is one of the finest Roman constructions in the region. Discover a grandiose monument at the heart of this Roman aqueduct. Built by the Romans in the 1st century AD, the 49-meter-high bridge is the highest Roman aqueduct in the world.

Cities and culture :



Since 1995, the Palais des Papes and the Pont Saint-Bénezet have been listed as Unesco World Heritage Sites, two emblematic places that absolutely must be visited! And Avignon also hosts its prestigious theater festival every July, which brings the city to life with its many shows.




L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is an ideal town for strolling along the Sorgue, browsing antique shops or discovering art galleries. Take advantage of its famous flea market every Sunday.










The gateway to the South of France, Orange is famous for its ancient theater and commemorative arch, both UNESCO world heritage sites. Since 1971, it has hosted the Chorégies, a festival specializing in lyrical art, giving the city international prestige and worldwide renown. The festival takes place every year in late July and early August.




The jewel of Roman Provence, as its name suggests, Vaison-la-Romaine is a town of the highest archaeological interest. On the right bank are two districts, the site of the ancient Roman colony and the contemporary part of Vaison. Archaeological excavations have revealed immense, luxurious Gallo-Roman mansions with elaborate interior layouts. On the left bank, backed by a rocky spur, lies the Haute-Ville, whose origins date back to the 13th century.
The castle is now in ruins, but the Upper Town is a picturesque site well worth a visit.

Don't miss the market every Tuesday morning.


Site :


Nîmes is one of the oldest cities in France, with a wealth of well-preserved monuments, such as the Nîmes Arena, a two-storey amphitheatre built around 70 AD and still in use today for concerts and bullfights. The Maison Carrée, a white limestone Roman temple, is around 2,000 years old.



Unesco world heritage site. Today, Arles is the gateway to the Camargue, home of the gypsies and a meeting place for gardians with their férias and bullfights held in the same arenas (12,000 spectators) that were home to the Roman games in the 1st century!

A city of festivities, history and culture, Arles is a magnet for artists: Van Gogh stayed here with his friend Gauguin. Picasso, a bullfighting enthusiast, devoted 2 paintings and 57 drawings to the city...

Not to be missed: The Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie and Roman monuments, the Van Gogh Foundation, 16th and 17th century houses and mansions, the St Trophime cloister, the Hôtel de Ville and the plane tree-shaded terraces of Place des Lices...The LUMA cultural center and its gardens and the "L'Arlatan" hotel, restaurant and cocktail bar with its original design.



The capital of Provence in the 15th century, Aix-en-Provence boasts beautiful bourgeois residences, flower-filled squares, town houses, ancient fountains, shady lanes... all the images of noble Provence in the 17th and 18th centuries. A city of art and culture, Aix en Provence boasts a rich architectural heritage that has been superbly restored and maintained. The great names of literature and painting have been inspired by the city's charm: Guigou, Stendhal, Mistral, Zola and Cézanne - an itinerary allows you to visit the places where the famous painter lived.

Don't miss The Festival International d'Art Lyrique et de Musique presents a sumptuous line-up, bringing together divas and maestros, and the dance festival, which also enjoys an international reputation.



A village in the heart of the Luberon regional park, classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France. Gordes is a village of dry-stone houses, typical of the Pays d'Apt region. From here, you can see the sumptuous landscape of the Luberon valley.

Don't miss: the château, the village of Les Bories and the 12th-century Sénanque abbey.



A medieval village rich in character as you stroll through its cobbled streets, which rise and fall in a spellbinding labyrinth. The Château de Lacoste dates back to Gallo-Roman times. Until the 16th century, it was owned by the Simiane family, before being bequeathed to the Marquis de Sade's family. Witness to the Revolution and looting, it was restored to its ruiniform appearance by the current owner, fashion designer Pierre Cardin.
Lacoste is also famous for its art school, founded in the 1970s by American painter Bernard Pfriem.

Now part of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), it welcomes students from all over the world throughout the year to complete their studies.

Don't miss: the Château, the ramparts (14th century), the portail de la Garde (14th-15th century), the portail des Chèvres (14th-15th century) and the belfry (1550).



A picturesque village on the Albion plateau at 778 m altitude, it offers landscapes sculpted by Nature, such as the Gorges de la Nesque.

Don't miss The lavender trail (marked 5 km loop, approx. 1h30 walk in the sun), visits to distilleries, the Provence soap factory, the lavender festival (August 15).


Here are our favorite local producers:

- Honey: Gérard Clément: Excellent honeys from all flowers, lavender, rosemary, guarrigue,... Available at the Monteux market on Wednesday and Saturday mornings, and at the Velleron market every evening from 6pm.


- Olive oils, grape juices and wines...: Le trésor des oliviers in Mazan: store and guided tour with tasting every Thursday morning in July and August: €4/person (free for children under 14).


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