L’isle sur la sorgue

Our guide of places, cities and villages to be absolutely visited during your stay in Provence

 

The city center

Crossed and surrounded by numerous arms of Sorgue, the center of the isle on the sorgue finds its anchoring at the level of the place of the church, the place of the Provençal market on Thursday and Sundays mornings. The church or rather « The Collegiate church Notre-Dame-des-Anges is classified as »Historic Monument »since April 4th, 1911. You can feel the soothing atmosphere of the place all around, why not, the small glass to be drunk outside some « coffee of France ».

The city center is rich in businesses of all kinds allowing you to make your daily races either to find a present to remember.
Restaurants, coffees or other glaciers are very represented in the center. You will find all the world food there.

In the course of the esplanade Robert VASSE, the time stops …
Sorgue is at hand ( or of foot ! ) and will participate to refresh you during the days of strong heat.
It is so on this occasion that you can visit the numerous galleries and the shops of secondhand trade which abound in this place of the city.

 

To see near Isle on the sorgue

The resurgence of Fountain of Vaucluse which gives life to our river, Sorgue.
The village of Fountain of Vaucluse formerly called Vaucluse ( closed valley ) is a haven of peace and undoubtedly the ideal place to taste a beautiful local trout.
Descents of the sorgue in canoe are organized all summer long from Fountain of Vaucluse for an arrival to Isle on the sorgue,
Close to the place says  » the division of waters « . One very good memory in perspective, which is of refreshing more very !

Not far from there, you can discover the village of « Saumane de Vaucluse », immersed in the middle of the scrubland and the white paths.
You can see « bories » there (farmers’ huts) or other « clapas » ( wall ) realized with local dry stones.

 

Inescapable places to be visited

AVIGNON : the place of the clock, The palace of the popes, the street of the dry cleaners, the bridge St Bénézet, the rock of doms, Les Halles, the Calvet museum, city of Villeneuves Avignon with the strong Saint-andré and the tower Philip the Fair

The path of ochre in « Roussillon »

The city of « Arles », « les baux de Provence », « St Rémy de Provence »

The Abbey of « Sénanque »

Provençal Colorado

The village of « Bories »

The city of « Vaison la Romaine » with its archeological site

The villages of « Gordes », « Lourmarin » and his castle, « Lacoste and Bonnieux », « Sault », the city center of « Pernes les fontaines », « Fontaine de Vaucluse ».

The « Mont Ventoux »

The Caves of « Thouzon – Thor »

The ancient theater of « orange »

« Les dentelles de Montmirail » and many other places …