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Caumont-sur-Durance

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Caumont-sur-Durance - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse
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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.

Geographical information

MunicipalityCaumont-sur-Durance
Postcode84510
Latitude43.8932560 (N 43° 53’ 36”)
Longitude4.9442080 (E 4° 56’ 39”)
AltitudeFrom 39m to 134m
Surface area18.23 km²
Population4754 inhabitants
Density260 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (14.5 km, 23 min)
Insee code84034
IntercommunalityCA du Grand Avignon
DepartmentVaucluse
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Châteauneuf-de-Gadagne5.1 km (8 min)
Noves6.6 km (11 min)
Le Thor6.7 km (8 min)
Morières-lès-Avignon7.1 km (10 min)
Montfavet7.2 km (12 min)
Jonquerettes7.4 km (11 min)
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Avignon8.4 km (12 min)
Cabannes8.9 km (13 min)
Châteaurenard9.4 km (13 min)
Verquières10.4 km (13 min)
Saint-Andiol10.5 km (11 min)
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue10.7 km (14 min)
Cavaillon10.8 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

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.

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

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.

Photos

View of the Roman garden and Romanesque chapel
View of the Roman garden and Romanesque chapel
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The archaeological remains of the Roman basin
The archaeological remains of the Roman basin
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View Caumont-sur-Durance
View Caumont-sur-Durance
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Village Caumont-sur-Durance
Village Caumont-sur-Durance
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Weather

Thursday 27 august
Min. 14°C - Max. 31°C
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Friday 28 august
Min. 14°C - Max. 31°C
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Saturday 29 august
Min. 11°C - Max. 29°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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.

Thouzon caves.

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.

Vaison-la-Romaine.

Canoeing on the river that flows from the Fountain of Vaucluse.

Hiking in the Luberon Regional Nature Park.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cycle, mountain bike, tandem and electric bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors22 € Velleron (10 km)
Paintball by the Lubéron
Sports sensations20 € to 35 € La Roque-d'Anthéron (33 km)
Lavender distillery in Provence
Crafts0 € to 5 € Apt (36 km)
Tour and tasting at the Calavon Castle
Local flavoursFreeLambesc (37 km)
Discovery hike in Provence
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Sault (43 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From the Spring to the Venice of Provence
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (9.3 km)
Source of the Boulon, Baude Rocks
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (14.5 km)
Robion - Maubec
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (14.5 km)
Fountains of Pernes
Village visitEasy2h00Pernes-les-Fontaines (14.8 km)
Beaumes Rouges Path
HikeEasy2h30Fontaine-de-Vaucluse (15 km)

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