L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue tourism and travel guide

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L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. For detailed visitor information see the L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ansouis at 8 km and Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer at 8 km.

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover a picturesque old town...

See Cucuron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make it one...

See Ansouis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean and various works...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


at 11 km (direction north-west)

Less touristy than many Provence towns, the highlight in Apt is the baroque style...

See Apt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

Lourmarin is one of the most important scenic villages in the Luberon region...

See Lourmarin guide


at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

Cadenet is a small town in the south of the Luberon Regional Natural Park...

See Cadenet guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Lourmarin is a castle on the edge of the village of...

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide


at 12 km (direction south)

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of the Luberon Regional Natural...

See Pertuis guide


at 15 km (direction west)

Less visited than some of the Luberon villages, the upper town in Bonnieux and...

See Bonnieux guide
Gorges d\'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several hiking trails...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

After a stroll around the historic village of Oppedette you can visit the Gorges...

See Oppedette guide


at 18 km (direction north-west)

It is true that Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt is larger and less visited by tourists than many...

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide


at 18 km (direction west)

The small village of Lacoste, one of the most beautiful in the Luberon, stands...

See Lacoste guide
Chateau de Lacoste

Chateau de Lacoste

Castle at 18 km (direction west)

The chateau de Lacoste is an 11th century castle in Provence, known for its...

See Chateau de Lacoste guide

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Markets in and near L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

Market days in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;

  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (6km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (11km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (11km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (12km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (13km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (20km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (22km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (24km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France

What to do at L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue.

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (32km)
  • Mont Ventoux (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (26km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (35km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (6km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (12km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (15km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (27km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (29km)
  • Jarditrain (38km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (39km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (40km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (13km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (23km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (23km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (24km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (30km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (35km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (39km)
  • Lac de Quinson (45km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (31km)

Geography and distances

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is in the south-east of France at 57 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is 611 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

Canton: L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

Arrondissement: Avignon

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84800

Distance to L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

from Avignon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 611 km

from Calais: 840 km

from Nice: 143 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 559 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Nice or Marseille airport. Driving is also possible - coming by car to the region takes about 10 hours from the cross-channel ferry ports. For driving distances to L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auribeau, Cabrieres-d'Aigues, Castellet, Cucuron, La Motte-d'Aigues, Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque and Sannes.

This page in French: Visiter L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue