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How the Vaucluse got its name

Added on February 27th 2015 — Churches and Castles, Luberon, Museums, Restaurants

How the Vaucluse got its name

The heart of the Vaucluse holds the secret to its name: an enormous, powerful river that starts from a sinkhole beneath high limestone cliffs in a blind, closed valley. The volume of water coming out of the ground varies with the weather but is always enough to generate a river from apparently nothing, springing from … Read more »