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Le Thor tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue at 5 km from Le Thor

Visit Le Thor: highlights and tourist information

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Le Thor is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue at 5 km and Pernes-les-Fontaines at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Thor, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Thor in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

at 5 km (direction east)

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is a pretty town well known for its rivers and their...

See L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue guide
Pernes-les-Fontaines

Pernes-les-Fontaines

at 9 km (direction north-east)

Pernes-les-Fontaines takes its name from the large number of historic...

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide
Fontaine-de-Vaucluse

Fontaine-de-Vaucluse

at 11 km (direction east)

The highlight of your visit to Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is the wooded valley and...

See Fontaine-de-Vaucluse guide
Luberon Natural Park

Luberon Natural Park

Natural Parc at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

The Luberon Regional Natural Parc includes several of the most beautiful villages...

See Luberon Natural Park guide
 
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Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

The castle, the fortifications, the cliffs and the troglodyte dwellings come...

See Le Beaucet guide
Venasque

Venasque

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque...

See Venasque guide
Carpentras

Carpentras

at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

Carpentras is a sizeable town, and although not always considered a...

See Carpentras guide
Village des Bories

Village des Bories

at 15 km (direction east)

The Village des Bories, near Gordes in Provence, is a fascinating group...

See Village des Bories guide
Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 15 km (direction west)

The Papal Palace in Avignon is the most imposing...

See Papal Palace, Avignon guide
Avignon

Avignon

Heritage Site at 15 km (direction west)

The Pope's Palace, the Pont d'Avignon and an attractive...

See Avignon guide
Abbey of Senanque

Abbey of Senanque

Abbey at 15 km (direction east)

Senanque Abbey is a roman style abbey in Provence...

See Abbey of Senanque guide
Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 15 km (direction west)

The Pont Saint-Benezet is the remaining part of the bridge...

See Avignon Bridge guide
Villeneuve-les-Avignon

Villeneuve-les-Avignon

at 16 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gard department

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across the...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide
Gordes

Gordes

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east)

The exceptionally pretty-village of Gordes is also one of...

See Gordes guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vaucluse

Map of places to visit near Le Thor

 
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Markets in and near Le Thor

Market days in Le Thor: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Le Thor: market Saturday (0km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (9km)
  • Cavaillon: market Monday (11km)
  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (11km)
  • Chateaurenard: market Sunday (12km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (13km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (14km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Thor, France

What to do at Le Thor? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Thor.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (16km)
  • Glanum (20km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (7km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (36km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (13km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (13km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (19km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (20km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (28km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (48km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (25km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (28km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (30km)
  • Colorado Provencal (39km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (47km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Thor is in the south-east of France at 14 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Le Thor is 584 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Thor

Canton: Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

Arrondissement: Avignon

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84250

Distance to Le Thor

from Avignon (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 584 km

from Calais: 815 km

from Nice: 184 km

from Bordeaux: 454 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 Le Thor from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caumont-sur-Durance, Chateauneuf-de-Gadagne, Jonquerettes, Saint-Saturnin-les-Avignon and Velleron.

This page in French: Visiter Le Thor

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