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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude43.9141900 (N 43° 54’ 51”)
Longitude5.0571060 (E 5° 3’ 26”)
AltitudeFrom 52m to 246m
Surface area44.57 km²
Population19395 inhabitants
Density435 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (28 km, 34 min)
Insee code84054
IntercommunalityCC du Pays des Sorgues et des Monts de Vaucluse

Nearest cities & towns

Le Thor6.2 km (11 min)
Velleron7.1 km (12 min)
Saumane-de-Vaucluse7.2 km (15 min)
Lagnes7.6 km (11 min)
Fontaine-de-Vaucluse7.8 km (14 min)
Robion10.4 km (17 min)
Cavaillon10.6 km (15 min)
Caumont-sur-Durance10.7 km (14 min)
Châteauneuf-de-Gadagne10.8 km (17 min)
Pernes-les-Fontaines12.1 km (16 min)
Taillades12.2 km (19 min)
Maubec12.6 km (17 min)
Cabrières-d'Avignon13 km (16 min)
Jonquerettes13.3 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

International Fair Antiques and Flea Market on Easter weekend.

The Feast of painters and sculptors every 2nd Saturday of each month from May to September, on the esplanade Robert Vasse. Information: email:

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue floating market takes place every year on the first Sunday of August, along with the very famous Sunday market. It takes place on the arm of the Sorgue located opposite the public park and began to 9am and ended around 12:30. The Nego-Chin, typical boats flat bottom, slide from one side to the other to appeal to the public, and provide to them a medley of colors and scents (local productions such as fruits and vegetables, bouquets flowers, cheese, wine, bread ...). One can thus enjoy its market and, in addition, traditional Provencal costumes, music and commentary and live singing. But for that, get there early because access is very difficult! When the floating market ends, Chin-Nego meet online as well as all participants in the traditional market, and together they sing the famous Coupo Santo celebrates Provence.

Detailed information

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue International Fair
One of the biggest European marketplaces for antiques and secondhand goodsApril 2017


L'Isle-sur -la-Sorgue or Venice Comtadine
L'Isle-sur -la-Sorgue or Venice Comtadine
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Strolling along canals
Strolling along canals
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nego chin
nego chin
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

18 hole golf course Saumane-de-Vaucluse.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cycle, mountain bike, tandem and electric bike hire
Sports sensations22 € Velleron (5.3 km)
Private Guided Walking Tour of Avignon – 3 hours
Culture and education52 € Avignon (21 km)
Private Guided Walking Tour of Avignon – 4 hours
Culture and education61 € Avignon (21 km)
Guided tour by electric bike
Entertainment28 € to 179 € Avignon (21 km)
Visit to the Chartreuse Mill - Bronzini House
Local flavoursFreeVilleneuve-lès-Avignon (22 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From the Spring to the Venice of Provence
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
Beaumes Rouges Path
HikeEasy2h30Fontaine-de-Vaucluse (5.7 km)
Around the Comtat Venaissin
Village visitEasy2h00La Roque-sur-Pernes (8.2 km)
Source of the Boulon, Baude Rocks
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (8.9 km)
Robion - Maubec
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (8.9 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals