Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 where to stay between Salamanca and Zaragoza?
  2. 2 One week in Europe
  3. 3 Positano or Sorrento?
  4. 4 Jamikins? Other Italy travelers? Need car info, please.
  5. 5 3 weeks italy itinerary
  6. 6 Switzerland in September
  7. 7 Uber in Rome & Lisbon
  8. 8 My final Prague itinerary
  9. 9 Last minute trip to Capri
  10. 10 Trip Report TRIP REPORT: Paris, Bordeaux, Dordogne, Toulouse, Provence, and more
  11. 11 weekend from cologne germany
  12. 12 Globus Iberian Tour
  13. 13 Help with my trip to Paris and London
  14. 14 Last minute trip to Germany and Switzerland
  15. 15 13 nights in switzerland
  16. 16 10-Day Trip Planned..Need Recommendations
  17. 17 Earthquake near Naples
  18. 18 Greece - 8 days - Recommendations please!
  19. 19 London Theater
  20. 20 First time to Spain: Seville & Madrid
  21. 21 UK or France or elsewhere, July 2018, good price from west coast?
  22. 22 Trip Report Estonia, Finland, and Iceland: Summer 2017
  23. 23 Driving from Rome to Sicily and back
  24. 24 Munich itinerary review
  25. 25 Tips for 2018 Eastern Europe trip
View next 25 » Back to the top

Catching the bus from Orange to Vaison La Romaine Saturday

Thought I would update an old closed topic that I came across on the net.
The bus departs from Bus stop outside SNCF Gare Orange at the top of Ave Frederic Mistral. I caught the 10.35am Saturday bus. Its the bus marked Ligne (Line) 4. Other buses stop here as well. This is the only bus for the day on Saturdays in April/May. There is a timetable available as a pdf online or from the Orange tourist centre.
The cost was 2 euro one way and the trip took 40 minutes. It was a pleasant and scenic route via a few small villages. The terminus in Vaison La Romaine is not far from the old town.

There are 2 later bus departures at 12.45 and 17.50. I wasn't sure where the outward bound bus station was so I decided to catch the bus home from the other Vaison bus stop not too far away. Its called Cave La Romaine after the winery operating there.

I caught the later bus after a great day seeing the roman remains and wandering through the medieval town over the over side of the Pont Romain. I decided to be sure of catching the bus by walking up to the "Cave La Romaine" bus stop, just up from the Roman Theatre. There is a sign directing you there near the Tourist Information Centre. Had a few samples of their wares while waiting. Can definitely recommend the wines.
The bus came on time at 17.52 and I was back in Orange at 18.20.
BTW the traffic in Vaison looked hectic especially when the wedding groups promenade around town with their large entourage of cars honking and taking selfies hanging out the windows. Lots of tourist vans as well. So the bus was a good decision and it was a day well spent. Must say that the iPod audio guides you rent from the Museum (to interpret all the sites) are useless in the sun. I much prefer the older style with push buttons as audio guides.

No Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement