Climbing Les Dentelles de Montmirail

Smack-dab in the middle of the best wine region
of Provence, this climber’s paradise gets the thumbs up!

We spent 5 days climbing these fine limestone
cliffs and still only just scratched the surface. Divided into several separate
ridges, the routes range from short tough climbs to moderate multi-pitch routes.
The different sectors are all within close proximity of each other, making it
possible to nip back into town for a quick glass of red, before going back out
onto the cliffs! Gigondas offers nice quiet cafes. Vacqueyras and the
surrounding countryside offer many different possibilities for lodging, while
Beaumes-desVenise is a bustling little town with more shops. The vineyards are
everywhere, making wine tasting part of the

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