Sorgues tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sorgues: highlights and tourist information

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Sorgues is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 7 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Sorgues is 573 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Villeneuve-les-Avignon at 7 km and Chateauneuf-du-Pape at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sorgues, 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 Sorgues in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Sorgues

Markets in and near Sorgues

Market days in Sorgues: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Sorgues: market Sunday (0km)
  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (4km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (7km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (8km)
  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (9km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (13km)
  • Chateaurenard: market Sunday (13km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (15km)

More information about Sorgues, Provence

Tourist attractions near Sorgues, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sorgues.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (7km)
  • Glanum (24km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (8km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (40km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Brantes (1km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (18km)
  • Jarditrain (19km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (27km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (40km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (44km)
  • Jardin des herbes (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (25km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (34km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (37km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (38km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (38km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (50km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (42km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (50km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sorgues

Canton: Bédarrides

Arrondissement: Avignon

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84700

Distance to Sorgues

from Avignon (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 573 km

from Calais: 805 km

from Nice: 195 km

from Bordeaux: 442 km

from Strasbourg: 556 km

Getting here

Sorgues is in the south-east of France. 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 Sorgues from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bedarrides, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue, Jonquerettes, Le Pontet, Saint-Saturnin-les-Avignon, Sauveterre, Vedene and Villeneuve-les-Avignon.

This page in French: Visiter Sorgues