LÂ´Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is known because it is surrounded practically like an island by canals and the river Â´La SorgueÂ´.
Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is a municipality in the DĂ©partement Vaucluse. The place is a former residence of the Italian writer Petrarca.
Canyoing on the Sorgue river
The Sorgue with her emerald-green waters and her constant temperature is the ideal area for canoe and kayak driving. From Fontaine de Vaucluse one needs approx. 2 hours for 8 km to LÂ´Isle-sur-la-Sorgue.
Gordes lies on a rock at the south flank of the hill chain Â´Monts de VauclusÂ´ above the valley of the river Coulon opposite the Luberon mountains.
MĂ©nerbes is walled village on a hilltop in the Luberon mountains. MĂ©nerbes became known since 1990 by the books of Peter Mayle.
The provincial town Roussillon in the DĂ©partement Vaucluse lies at the foot of the Luberon massif. The place above all is known by his sienna-containing red earth.
Bonnieux lies about 50 km southeast of Avignon at the north slope of the Luberon on a precipitous mountain cone in the Regional Nature Reserve Luberon.
Apt is small commune in the Vaucluse department of the region Provence-Alpes-CĂ´te dÂ´Azur region. The town has a reputation for the centre of the Luberon an lies 50 km north of Aix-en-Provence.
The fort Buoux is a fortress ruin in the area of the municipality of Buoux. It is in the north flank of the Grand Luberon mountains
The village Rustrel lies near the city of Apt and is a part of the Regional Nature Reserve Luberon. It is kmown for his multi colour ocher rocks.
Sault and Mont Ventoux
Sault is an old fortified village perched along the top of a high ridge overlooking a wide valley, with large lavender fields. The Mont Ventoux is a 1.912 m high mountain with a top of white stone.
Vaison-la-Romaine lies in the DĂ©partement Vaucluse at a crossroad of antique Roman streets.
Avignon is a town in the Provence on the left bank of the RhĂ´ne river. Today the historical Old Town of Avignon is in the world heritage of UNESCO.
Pont du Gard
The Pont du Gard is a Roman aqueduct and counts to the most important been preserved bridge buildings of the antique Roman world.
Canyon du Verdon
NĂ®mes is an old RomanÂ´s town in the south of France and capital of the DĂ©partements Gard. Their number of inhabitants amounts to approx. 150,000
Cucuron lies at the foot of the Grand Luberon and is a typical example of a Provence village: the streets run circularly around the centre with the church and medieval houses