Le Thor

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownLe Thor
Insee code84132
Postcode84250
Latitude43.9297210
Longitude4.9947090
AltitudeFrom 38 to 111 meters
Surface35.53 km²
Population8578 inhabitants
Density241 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelChâteauneuf-de-Gadagne at 4.9 km (7 min)
Chief townAvignon (at 19.4 km, 26 min)Velleron at 4.9 km (9 min)
DepartmentVaucluseL'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue at 6.2 km (11 min)
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Located 15 km from Avignon and 4 km from Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Le Thor is a small quiet and authentic medieval village well known for its bell tower and the remains of walls.

The village is crossed by the Sorgue river, very quiet, which passes at the foot of Notre-Dame-du-Lac. Thouzon Castle is a 11th century former monastery overlooking the valley where madder was cultivated in large quantities for its root was extracted and where the famous red madder.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The church of Notre-Dame-du-Lac, a masterpiece of Romanesque Provence.
  • The fortified monastery of Thouzon.
  • The caves of Thouzon: a journey through time with the family: 60 million years in 45 minutes.
  • The museum Pierre Salinger.
  • The banks of the Sorgue, fishing and canoeing competitions.
  • The beautiful surrounding countryside and its many cultures.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station Le Thor
Information pointsTourist Office of Le Thor
Leisure centresCaves of Thouzon
MonumentsCastle of Thouzon,   Chapel Saint-Pierre de Thouzon,   Church Notre-Dame-du-Lac du Thor
Performance hallsAuditorium of Vaucluse Jean Moulin,   Le Sonograf

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Market in the village center: Wednesdays and Saturdays.
  • Medieval Festival at Castle Thouzon: 1st Sunday of June.
  • The flower carts.
  • Salon of Plastic Arts.
  • Garage sales.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Cycle, mountain bike, tandem and electric bike hireNature and the outdoors22 €Velleron (4.3 km)

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PHOTOS

Notre-Dame-du-LacNotre-Dame-du-Lac
 
La SorgueLa Sorgue
Former fortified priory on the hill Thouzon at ThorFormer fortified priory on the hill Thouzon at Thor
 
Notre-Dame-du-Lac, a masterpiece of Romanesque ProvenceNotre-Dame-du-Lac, a masterpiece of Romanesque Provence
Thouzon HillThouzon Hill
 
Notre-Dame-du- LakeNotre-Dame-du- Lake
City Gate and Clock TowerCity Gate and Clock Tower
 
City Gate and Clock TowerCity Gate and Clock Tower
Former fountain near the churchFormer fountain near the church
 
Pont sur la SorguePont sur la Sorgue
La SorgueLa Sorgue
 
Notre-Dame-du- LakeNotre-Dame-du- Lake
La SorgueLa Sorgue
  

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WEATHER

Saturday 20 December
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Min. 2°C - Max. 13°C
Sunday 21 December
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Min. -4°C - Max. 8°C
Monday 22 December
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Min. -6°C - Max. 7°C

RESTAURANTS

 
Provençal restaurantMas de Cure Bourse  
8.7
  SPECIAL OFFER
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
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Located 4.1 km from Le Thor34 € per person 
Mediterranean restaurantLe Jardin du Quai  
8.3
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
Located in Isle-sur-Sorgue, Le Jardin du Quai welcomes you in a friendly atmosphere where gastronomy is synonymous with hospitality and simplicity. Simplicity, is found in the plate:...
Located 4.5 km from Le Thor50 € per person 
Mediterranean restaurantL'Arbre aux Thés  
8.4
  SPECIAL OFFER
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
The Tree Teas is located in the beautiful village of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, in the heart of Provence. Amelia and Eric offer a semi- gourmet break, inviting you to travel. In the kitchen,...
Located 4.6 km from Le Thor15 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 5 bedroomsVilla Velleron    
9
Velleron
Prestigious villa at the heart of a provençal village; quiet; swimming pool; ample terraces; garden enclosed by ancient walls; closed garage; children welcome; around the corner from...
Located 4.1 km from Le ThorFrom 80 € to 125 € the double room 
Villa with 3 bedroomsChambre d'hôte climatisée en Provence    
9.3
Caumont-sur-Durance
Approved Gîtes de France Caumont Durance On a beautiful Provencal village with its Roman Garden, botanical trail near the Luberon Regional Park, near the antique shops in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue...
Located 5.3 km from Le ThorFrom 60 € to 70 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomLa maison des invites    
9
Pernes-les-Fontaines
La Maison des Invités is a family estate of 2300 m² which cross several generations : Gwenaelle and Christophe, parents, Léna and Emmy, children, and Roselyne and Yves, lhe grandparents....
Located 5.8 km from Le Thor70 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsLe jardin provencal  
9.5
Le Thor
Duplex of 65 m² in farmhouse of Provence, garden raised and flowered of vain 5000 m². Interior entirely equipped, kitchen and stay rez some of roadway, 2 rooms and room of water on...
Located in Le ThorFrom 510 € to 710 € per week 
Villa for 7 personsLoue villa en provence
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
Rent Villa 145 sqm on large fenced, large living room, 4 bedrooms. 1 bed in 160 and 140 three bedding, kitchen. Very quiet. Close to shops. Fifteen minutes from Avignon (Festival) and...
Located 2.3 km from Le ThorFrom 500 € to 590 € per week 
Farm for 4 personsL'Oustau de Famiho  
9.8
Châteauneuf-de-Gadagne
Conditioned cottage with pool located in a small Provençal village between Avignon and Isle sur la Sorgue. This furnished accommodation, rated 2 stars by the Prefecture in 2011 is on...
Located 3.7 km from Le ThorFrom 370 € to 600 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
164 places over 3 haCamping Airotel La Sorguette    
8.6
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
We wish you a very pleasant stay in our open-air hotel, a heaven of peace and nature, on the banks of the Sorgue River. At our Campsite « La Sorguette » you will find that comfort and...
Located 6.6 km from Le ThorFrom 18.50 € to 23.70 € per day 
99 places over 3,5 haDomaine du Camping des Sources    
9.6
Gordes
Gordes, one of the hundred most beautiful villages in France, in the heart of the Luberon. The area offers 40 pitches and 59 rental in a typical Provencal, with 180 ° view over the...
Located 16.7 km from Le ThorFrom 18.20 € to 28.80 € per day 
91 places over 2,5 haL'Art de Vivre    
8.7
Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Situated near to the banks of the River Rhone, high in the Vaucluse, neighbouring the Drome, the Gard. And the Ardeche, camping “L'Art de Vivre” have over 90 shaded enclosures on o...
Located 19.2 km from Le ThorFrom 16.50 € to 21.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Saint Louis - Hotel in Le ThorHôtel Saint Louis     
8.2
Le Thor
Located in Le Thor, 3 km from L'Isle-Sur-La-Sorgue, this hotel offers an 20m x 10m outdoor swimming pool. It features a garden and free Wi-Fi is provided in each room. Built in a U-shape...
Located in Le ThorRoom from 29 €
Bastide Rose - Hotel in Le ThorBastide Rose    
9
Le Thor
Set in a restored mill by the Sorgue River, this guest house is 2 km from Le Thor in the Provence region. It is surrounded by a garden with several terraces and an outdoor swimming...
Located in Le ThorRoom from 150 €
Mas De Cure Bourse - Hotel in Le ThorMas De Cure Bourse     
7.9
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
This 18th century postal service inn is located in the countryside, in the heart of orchards, 4 km from l'Isle sur la Sorgue. You will enjoy the quiet and relaxing setting in the 7...
Located 4.4 km from Le ThorRoom from 90 €

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Apart'Hotel Sainte-Marthe
Ideally located opposite the Université Sainte Marthe, just 10-minute walking from the Palais des Papes and the historical centre of Avignon, Apart'Hotel...
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