Parc Spirou @ Planque

When setting up a leisure-based business

becomes child’s play

Vaucluse enjoys an international reputation thanks to its emblematic destinations: Avignon, Luberon, and Mont Ventoux. On the slopes of its massifs (Ventoux, Luberon, Dentelles de Montmirail), its medieval cities and hilltop villages, in the heart of the vineyards of the Côtes du Rhône, against a background of ochre or lavender… Vaucluse is a formidable playground suitable for all types of outdoor activities. Hiking, trail running, orienteering, horse riding, cycling, mountain biking, rock climbing, canoeing, caving etc. In addition to this, two leisure parks (Wave Island and Spirou), which have recently established been established in Vaucluse, reinforce this attractiveness to a local, French and international leisure-based clientele.

key figures

2800 km
walking trails, trail running, orienteering and equestrian trails
1600 km
marked cycling itineraries including 3 bike routes
800 km
of marked mountain biking trails including the vaucluse long-distance mountain bike trail (ffc)
equipped climbing routes
500 000
visitors to the 2 leisure parks of monteux
bathing lakes under development

Preserved natural environment,

Create or set up an outdoor business (cycling, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, games etc.) or indoor one, in the territories of Vaucluse – Provence

Varied grounds, leisure facilities suitable for setting up shop, Culture, nature, gastronomy, wines and outdoor sports: Vaucluse, the heart of Provence

The diversity of massifs and landscapes crossed over short distances (day or itinerant), bathed in sunlight for more than 300 per year, allow outdoor and leisure practices to continue all year round. Property and real estate offers are still available and allow you to establish a business, develop new concepts of indoor or outdoor recreation, but also set up dedicated shops selling products, equipment and accessories. It’s up to you to conquer the field.

Les Dentelles de Montmirail : randos, sentiers vélo et VTT, escalade…

VPA has supported

Dynamo Cycle

Creation, opening in 2018 by two Lyon investors of a new concept store dedicated 100% to two-wheelers with electric assistance. From rollerblades to scooters, the store offers the sale and long-term rental of a wide range of brands, whose core activity is based on electric bikes and mountain bikes. Positioned in the booming local market, Dynamo Cycles caters to urban cyclists, mountain bikers and BtoB, and to local businesses and shops, via bicycle-utility vehicles (cargo bikes).

Clip n’Climb Grand Avignon à Vedène

Opening in February 2020 of the 1st French leisure climbing room Clip n’Climb in Vedène, in a building designed and built specially. Project developed by a couple of Saint-Etienne investors, who created an ad hoc company under license agreement with the New Zealand brand. The new company and their activity generated the creation of 5 local jobs for more than 350K euros of investment.

Parc Spirou – lac de Monteux

Creation of the 1st world leisure park based around the characters of the Belgian editions of Dupuis on 4ha. With the inauguration of the park in 2018, the project represents an investment of 40 million euros, spread over four years. Now, more than twenty attractions are on offer, all using innovative interactive technologies. Open from April to All Saints’ Day, the park welcomed more than 270,000 visitors in 2019, with the creation of more than 320 local jobs.

Mobyland – Apt

Spécialisée dans la conception et la diffusion de jeux gonflables, Mobyland complète les offres de loisirs familles au plan d’eau de la Riaille à Apt en exploitant une Mobybase depuis l’été 2020. Première étape pour cette jeune entreprise en phase de développment qui devrait relocaliser son siège, bureaux et usine de production dans le Vaucluse pour 13 emplois créés et un investissement initial de 500K€.