Pernes-les-Fontaines

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TownPernes-les-Fontaines
Insee code84088
Postcode84210
Latitude44.0039290
Longitude5.0646509
AltitudeFrom 36 to 263 meters
Surface51.12 km²
Population10746 inhabitants
Density210 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsSaint-Didier at 3.6 km
Chief townAvignon (at 27 km, 34 min)La Roque-sur-Pernes at 4.4 km
DepartmentVaucluseLe Beaucet at 4.9 km
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Also called "The Pearl of the Comtat" Pernes-les-Fontaines lies at the foot of Mont Ventoux, backed by the Vaucluse mountains that give birth to the famous Fountain, about 25 minutes of the Luberon and Avignon. With "most beautiful detours of France", Pernes-les-Fontaines offers a lifestyle and attractive holiday resort with its many gardens, cobbled alleys, its shady squares and its surrounding countryside adorned with grapevines and orchards? Famous for its forty fountains, this small city retains all the character of the Provencal village where life is good?


SIGHTSEEING

Former capital of the Comtat Vaucluse, Pernes kept this time prestigious traces ... not less than twenty-two of its monuments or listed historic monument ...

Enter the heart of the old center still surrounded by ramparts and imposing fortified gates ...

Admire fourteen mansions, chapels, Romanesque church! Take the small shaded and winding calade to the top of the clock tower and enjoy the breathtaking view over the plain of Comtat and Mont Ventoux!

Do not miss the Ferrande turn. It is in it that you will discover the most valuable historical treasures of the city of frescoes from the 13th century beautifully preserved.

Take a trip back in time and enter the Store Clothier, old cloth shop that his old vintage counters, displays the view of visitors beautiful needlework and embroidery ... Admire Costumes Comtadin treasured and relive that every four years at the famous Heritage Day.

Enter the house Fléchier famous sacred orator of the Sun King! At the heart of an elegant 17th century mansion, just soak up the Comtadine traditions ... let her tell you vigils Christmas in the fireplace, his evenings spinning the silk cocoon, and the painstaking work of Santon ...

And for large nostalgic visit the museum of the Old School Valayans. Find the wooden benches, the encriez earthenware penholders, the teacher's desk and even his whip!

Detailed information
TransportAerodrome of Carpentras - Edgar Soumille
Information pointsTourist Office of Pernes-les-Fontaines
MonumentsChurch Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth,   Tower Ferrande

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Throughout the year the city comes alive... exhibitions in festivals, theater concerts, local traditions festivals, everyone finds to be entertained, to cultivate Pernes-les-Fontaines ! In addition to the cultural center of the Augustinians and the White Penitents chapel, the old center is full of plots and unusual places that offer real small theater scenes, amazing managers to listen, watch, vibrate and applaud all artists volunteers from many cultural associations that occur here...

Do not miss the big appointment: walking lanterns, Pernes Photos, Melon Festival, the Folklories Pernes in Music Font'Arts, the Salon des Métiers d' Art, the Antiquarian Book Fair... and more!

The association " Pots in the street " offers its pottery market in July, where nearly 30 potters display their works. Several events are planned : development of a collective work carried out by the visitors contest ceramic workshop for children young visitors to enjoy the happiness brought by the work of clay, musical entertainment.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Located in the heart of Vaucluse, Pernes-les-Fontaines is the ideal base for exploring the famous Avignon Cite des Papes, L'Isle sur la Sorgue called the little Venice of Provence, Mont Ventoux and its small villages, and Carpentras its Humbugs, without forgetting the famous perched villages of Luberon ...

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Cycle, mountain bike, tandem and electric bike hireNature and the outdoors22 €Velleron (5.7 km)
3-hole golf course with restaurantNature and the outdoorsFrom 2 € to 40 €Robion (18.1 km)
Visit a lavender distilleryLocal flavoursFreeSault (30 km)

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PHOTOS

The Clock TowerThe Clock Tower
 
Heritage DayHeritage Day
Font'Arts, music festival and street theaterFont'Arts, music festival and street theater
 
Market potter Pernes-les-Fontaines JulyMarket potter Pernes-les-Fontaines July
Poster pottery marketPoster pottery market
  

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WEATHER

Friday 22 August
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Min. 13°C - Max. 26°C
Saturday 23 August
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Min. 13°C - Max. 23°C
Sunday 24 August
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Min. 8°C - Max. 22°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLes Palmiers
Pernes-les-Fontaines
Scenery - The exotic atmosphere recreated by the Restaurant Les Palmiers be a breath of fresh air! Located within the camping les Fontaines, this little paradise in the shelter of palm...
Located in Pernes-les-Fontaines23 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Mas de la Bonoty  
9.4
Pernes-les-Fontaines
The chef offers an innovative blend of tradition and contemporary cuisine of Provence. It is a cuisine based on local ingredients of the season, all accompanied by a good selection...
Located in Pernes-les-Fontaines25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant L'Hibiscus  
8.6
Carpentras
The Restaurant L'Hibiscus, fully renovated, welcomes you in a warm and contemporary with a generous and cosmopolitan blend of originality and modernity. Enjoy a nice time on the terrace...
Located 5.5 km from Pernes-les-Fontaines41 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 1 bedroomLis Amélié    
8.6
  SPECIAL OFFER
Pernes-les-Fontaines
Beautiful and spacious room and breakfast with independent access. Private terrace and terrace. Independent bath room toilet. In a large wooded and fenced. Private parking. Summer Kitchen...
Located in Pernes-les-FontainesFrom 75 € to 78 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomLa maison de mon pere    
9.4
Monteux
In an old farmhouse renovated in 2010, are 3 bedrooms Provencal style, equipped with bathroom and wc, tv, internet access. Terrace and parking, garden, swimming pool securisée and many...
Located 5.4 km from Pernes-les-FontainesFrom 65 € to 75 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsChez annie et alain    
9.3
Mazan
At the foot of Mont Ventoux, 30 km from Avignon and its famous festival, Annie and Alain welcome you in their house situated 3 km from the village provencal style and rich history....
Located 5.6 km from Pernes-les-FontainesFrom 48 € to 55 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsLa Calvinette  
9.4
Pernes-les-Fontaines
Gite character in residence of the terraced house of the owner. Completely renovated in 2005. Quiet and close to all amenities (banks, the press, bakery, butcher, doctors, pharmacies,...
Located in Pernes-les-FontainesFrom 360 € to 560 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsGite de provence  
8.5
Velleron
Located at the foot of Mount de Vaucluse, near the heart of Luberon and Provence, this little cottage will welcome you for a pleasant holiday. You'll love its functionality and comfort....
Located 4.9 km from Pernes-les-FontainesFrom 350 € to 850 € per week 
House for 7 personsLa grange de papé  
8.8
Monteux
In an old farmhouse, ground floor 1 kitchen and 1 living room. 1st floor 3 bedrooms, one with ensuite bathroom, a bathroom with two sinks and a dressing room. They are all equipped...
Located 6.9 km from Pernes-les-FontainesFrom 400 € to 500 € 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 10.1 km from Pernes-les-FontainesFrom 17.50 € to 22.30 € 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 14.4 km from Pernes-les-FontainesFrom 18.20 € to 28.80 € per day 
80 places over 2 haCamping Le Pastory    
9
Bédoin
Herman and his team welcome you in Provence, surrounded by lavender fields and vineyards of Mont Ventoux, the Luberon. The campsite offers a superb view of the 'Mont Ventoux', 10 'from...
Located 16.7 km from Pernes-les-Fontaines 

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HOTELS

Logis Hotel Prato Plage - Hotel in Pernes-les-FontainesLogis Hotel Prato Plage     
7.7
Pernes-les-Fontaines
Offering an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and a terrace, Logis Hotel Prato Plage is located in Pernes-les-Fontaines. Free Wi-Fi access is available for guests. All double rooms feature...
Located in Pernes-les-FontainesRoom from 75 €
La Margelle - Hotel in Pernes-les-FontainesLa Margelle     
8.3
Pernes-les-Fontaines
Situated in the historic center of Pernes Les Fontaines, La Margelle features a garden and traditional interior courtyard. Free parking is available on site. Each of the hotel’s contemporary...
Located in Pernes-les-FontainesRoom from 95 €
Logis Hotel La Goutte D'eau - Hotel in Pernes-les-FontainesLogis Hotel La Goutte D'eau     
7.9
Pernes-les-Fontaines
This Logis is located in the Provence countryside, outside the village of Pernes-les-Fontaines. Each of the air-conditioned guest rooms has a private bathroom, TV and free Wi-Fi. The...
Located in Pernes-les-FontainesRoom from 102 €

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Avignon Grand Hotel
Avignon Grand Hôtel is ideally located just outside the city’s Middle Age walls. It is a 15-minute walk from Palais des Papes and offers a small rooftop...
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Hôtel Central
Located in the heart of old town Avignon, the Central Hotel offers comfortable guest rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access....
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