Isle sur la Sorgue: Walking and cycling tours
ISLE SUR LA SORGUE, "THE LITTLE VENICE OF PROVENCE"
A veritable island of a village: the village is completely surrounded by the clear waters of the Sorgue River which take their source not far away, at the Fontaine de Vaucluse. The numerous canals that flow through the heart of town granted the village the name of “little Venise”.
tHE MARKET OF iSLE SUR LA SORGUE
Isle sur la Sorgue is famous for its Sunday morning market. The village streets are filled with colourful stalls : vegetable and fruits, typical Provence food, local handicraft, clothes .. A delightful and genuine Provence market : one of the bext of Provence (with St Remy, Apt, Aix and Arles) : not to be missed !
Is is also Provence’s antiques capital market, attracting people from all over the world.
Isle : the perfect base for a walking and biking trip in Provence
- TRAIN : regular train lines from Paris, Avignon, Arles
- MARSEILLE AIRPORT : direct train lines from Marseille airport
Isle is ideally located next to the Luberon region, the Dentelles and the Mont Ventoux region, as well as the famous wine-making village of Chateauneuf du Pape
A perfect start to explore the famous perched villages of the Luberon, walk along the plague wall, and discover the beautiful Senanque abbey and its lavender fields
Isle is a middle-sized little town, ideally situated within the most important mountains ranges, to cycle on small country roads, and side lanes
All our walking and cycling trips from Isle sur la Sorgue