Located just off the A7 motorway "Avignon Sud", Caumont-sur-Durance is the first village in the Luberon and nearby Avignon.
The Charterhouse of Bonpas dominates the ford on the Durance, true strategic roads crossing North South East West and the former using public via domitia.
You can browse the history of Caumont since the earliest times by visiting the Roman garden and pond, unique archaeological jewel in France.
In the immediate vicinity you can also visit the listed site of the Saint Symphorien Romanesque of great architectural purity.
The heart of the village surrounded by ramparts you insight into the life of Provence with its narrow streets, its doors, its church and its chapels, all in a landscape of hills and olive groves.
The Charterhouse of Bonpas and listed chapel will be an opportunity for you to enter a first discovery of Provence and its riches.
In addition to these visits, Caumont to discover the flora of Provence along a path on a nature trail that starts at the Monument to the Deportation near the Roman garden and climbing over a hill village where you can admire a panorama that the Alpilles Ventoux, through the mountains of Vaucluse and the Luberon, we plunged into the Mediterranean landscape cherished.
Caumont allows holidaymakers to play tennis and have fun on a skate park.
The summer is punctuated by events such as "jazz in the street" in July, organ concerts in the Festival d'Avignon, which takes place every year in July, not to mention the antique fair from May 1, and votive festival of St Symphorien in August and that of the girl in September.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Luberon, protected territory, is one of the most magical land of Provence. Protected on the north by the massif, bathed in the south by the Durance, South Luberon, located 25 minutes from Aix-en-Provence and 55 minutes from Avignon, offers visitors unparalleled sites.
The country of Sorgues over water: Fontaine de Vaucluse (resurgence of Fontaine de Vaucluse), L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (antique) and Le Thor.
Avignon: Papal Palace, the famous bridge of Avignon, city walls, museums, the Avignon Festival in July.
Alpilles, Saint Remy de Provence and Les Baux de Provence.
The Mill of Alphonse Daudet in Fontvieille.
The village of Roussillon with its ocher and all its colors.
The village of Gordes, the Bories and Abbey Sénanque.
The village of Lourmarin.
The Laces of Montmirail: its peaks and its vineyards.
Mont Ventoux and the two sides.
Orange: the ancient theater and its triumphal arch.
Arles and its arenas.
The Camargue with its fauna and its herds.
The Pont du Gard.
Nîmes: its Roman arena and Maison Carree.
The Wine Road: Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas, Tavel.
Canoeing on the river that flows from the Fountain of Vaucluse.