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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Sault
Insee code84123
AltitudeFrom 650 to 1591 meters
Surface111.15 km²
Population1382 inhabitants
Density12 inhabitants/km²


National labelsAurel at 4.9 km (8 min)
Chief townAvignon (at 66 km, 72 min)Monieux at 6.1 km (10 min)
DepartmentVaucluseSaint-Trinit at 7 km (11 min)
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Sault, perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Val de Sault, plain composed of fields of wheat, spelled, and Lavender which is unveiled at the exit of a turn.

The first documented human presence dates back to prehistoric times and has never stopped growing until the 19th century.

The local products of the country Sault are many and varied: the country of Sault lamb, pork Ventoux free range meats and, nougats white, black and cakes, goat cheese, herbs, lavender and its derivatives.


  • A discovery tour of the historic center of the village "1h in the footsteps of the wolf" showcases the remains of the imposing castle, ramparts, and evokes through this route signposted life saltésiens the Middle Ages to the 19th century.
  • Municipal Museum Sault:
  • Founded in 1859 by Henri Chrestian, one of the oldest in Provence, it contains collections of prehistoric, Gallo-Roman, Medieval, mineralogical, a mummy of Egyptian artifacts, weapons and a series of paintings by local artist, Evariste Valernes. In addition you will find a library of thousands of books of all time.
  • Open in July and August from Monday to Saturday from 15h to 18h - Tel. : +33 4 90 64 02 30.
  • Distillery Lavender:
  • Free tour with commentary and educational support for family distillery built in 1947. Traditional distillation of lavender and lavender with fireplace lavender straw.
  • Tel. : +33 4 90 64 14 83.
  • Distillery herbs:
  • Production and distillation of aromatic and medicinal plants, lavender and lavender, floral waters, also producing small spelled Haute Provence in organic farming.
  • Free guided tour of the distillery.
  • Tel. : +33 4 90 64 14 73 or +33 4 90 64 04 02 - Mail:
  • Lavender Farm:
  • Visit the lavandicole operation and presentation of garden conservatory reservation in July-August.
  • Tel. : +33 4 90 64 00 24.
  • Soap:
  • Demonstration manufacturing, video room, soap factory and cosmetics with essential oils store.
  • Tel. : +33 4 90 64 17 99.
  • Nougaterie:
  • In July-August tour of the workshops and explain the manufacturing process of white nougat, nougat and black cakes einkorn, packaging, weighing and screening of a video film.
  • Tel. : +33 4 90 64 00 23.
  • Walks:
  • Way of lavender to Sault (1.5 km towards Mont Ventoux and Route Michouilles) Signposted 5.3 km (about 1h30 walk in the sun), amid lavender fields with information panels, level easy. Parking after the distillery Vallon.
  • In the woods of Deffends to Sault (1.5 km towards the Holy Trinity D950): 3 walks 45 minutes to 2:30 walk, pleasant, shady, easy to appreciate that in any season.
  • Municipal Pool Outdoor Sports Complex. Open in July and August.
  • Tennis, 3 hard courts 1 mini-sports complex at short Sault.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Sault
Leisure centresMunicipal Museum of Sault,   Racecourse of Deffends


  • Music Sault over the last weekend of May Music Festival which aims to generate discoveries, meetings with artists and create a lasting musical animation Sault.
  • Fair of Saint John the Wednesday before St. Jean: High market in colors and flavors.
  • During the weekend of the second Sunday in August, votive festival, horseracing around the racetrack highest (795 meters) and the most atypical of the department with its oval consists of a lavender field, 7 trotting races, one ridden trot race. Updates PMU quartet, quinte. On the evening of Monday following, fireworks in the village.
  • Cycling Hiking lavender on the morning of the second Sunday of August: 3 courses all levels to choose from organized by the club Sault bike, through the beautiful country Sault.
  • Lavender Festival at the racetrack Défends August 15 each year. Field Day with many activities: competition cutting sickle, parades Provençal folk groups and teams, horse show, concert Provencal ... And throughout the day, village of art, book fair, exhibition and sale of paintings, sale of products made from lavender crafts. Not to mention the great noon picnic in the shade of oaks based products in the country.
  • Frequently Notre Dame on Wednesday after the August 16: Large colorful market and flavors.
  • Heritage Days the third weekend of September: The afternoon begins under the sign of gluttony by visiting the nougat based in Sault for 4 generations and whose white nougat is very smooth. Then let yourself be carried away by the village Sault colorful history through the narrow streets in the name often evocative and 12th century church.
  • Large market flavors fall on the 3rd Sunday of October, which brings together growers and producers of massive Ventoux in the Festival "Flavours Ventoux Nature."
  • The Drailles Sault of November 1, 3 mountain bike fun and varied through light shelves, deep wooded valleys, paths of Country Sault are pure bliss!


  • Natural sites essential:
  • Mont Ventoux 26 km.
  • The gorge Nesque 6 km.
  • The Albion plateau 10 km.
  • Outdoors: Sault the country is fully marked to go hiking safely. Are also available at the Tourist Office of guidebooks, cycloguides, free and paid guides for all levels ATV, detailed maps, including the circuit paths in the Land of Memory Sault (Mecca of the Resistance and the Maquis Ventoux).
  • Home Speleological Plateau d'Albion in Saint-Christol-d'Albion. 8 outdoor activities: caving, canyoning, adventure, ballad'arbres, karst hiking, orienteering, mountain biking.
  • Horseback riding, riding, forest walks, introduction to Saint-Christol-d'Albion.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Visit a lavender distilleryLocal flavoursFreeSault
Two-seat paraglider flight in Provençale Drôme Sports sensationsFrom 70 € to 120 €Mévouillon (17.3 km)
Lavender distillery in ProvenceCraftFrom 0 € to 5 €Apt (24 km)

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Sault summerSault summer
Rue Royal Gate and instead of Aurel plan SaultRue Royal Gate and instead of Aurel plan Sault
Tower BarbaneTower Barbane
Sault springSault spring
Notre-Dame de la Tour (Historical Monument)Notre-Dame de la Tour (Historical Monument)
Fountain republican crest SaultFountain republican crest Sault
View Village (center old)View Village (center old)
Monument Resistance Vaucluse - Maquis Ventoux - 1956Monument Resistance Vaucluse - Maquis Ventoux - 1956
Mont VentouxMont Ventoux
Ventoux - Peak SoutheastVentoux - Peak Southeast
Mont VentouxMont Ventoux
Ventoux, seen from the East RidgeVentoux, seen from the East Ridge
West Ventoux summit saw the culminationWest Ventoux summit saw the culmination



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Friday 30 January
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French cuisine restaurantL'Oustau de la Font  
L'Oustau de la Font is a restaurant and wine bar ... The dishes are prepared with the finest ingredients from local producers when possible. You can enjoy on the terrace as well as...
Located 9.6 km from Sault27 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Esprit Jardin  
On the heights of Mont Ventoux, Carpentras 12 km and 35 km from Avignon, is the Spirit Garden which is none other than the restaurant of the Hotel des Pins. The sound of cicadas, you...
Located 17.5 km from Sault31 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantDomaine des Andéols  
TRAVELLING GOURMET - At the table for a gourmet journey through the sweet flavors of Provence! Welcome to Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt to Domaine des Andéols! VINEYARDS AND OLIVE - It is...
Located 18.1 km from Sault42 € per person 

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House with 5 bedroomsLe Bellevue    
At the foot of Mont Ventoux in the land of lavender, in one of the most beautiful villages in France, we offer 5 guest rooms, some equipped with kitchenettes. Rest room, parking, garden,...
Located 9.8 km from SaultFrom 50 € to 85 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsChambres d'Hôtes de Curnier    
Les Colombettes: In the countryside at the foot of Mont Ventoux, at the entrance of the Gorges Curnier, farmhouse refurbished to stay calm. 3 room annex to R.D. C. with TV, dining water...
Located 16.2 km from Sault62 € the double room 
Mas with 3 bedroomsLe Mas de l'Escaillon    
In the Luberon, 10 minutes walk from the village, provencal house offering spacious and bright 3 bedrooms, air-conditioned with private bathrooms, large showers, private entrance with...
Located 16.4 km from SaultFrom 65 € to 110 € the double room 

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House for 8 personsLou cardalines  
House of 150 m ° dependence of the old farmhouse, fully restored and in front of a garden of 1000 m ° with 3 independent bedrooms and a large piece of life on the road to Mont Ventoux...
Located 15.1 km from SaultFrom 650 € to 1100 € per week 
House for 4 personsGite en provence  
Pretty little cottage located in the hamlet of ste colombe bedoin 84410; Closed and shaded shelter for bicycles or other court, barbecue, garden furniture, deckchairs. A large living...
Located 15.1 km from SaultFrom 190 € to 340 € per week 
Chalet for 7 personsChalet Mont Serein  
Coquet 75 m² cottage for 7 persons, 2 rooms with beds of 140.1 hp with 2 beds and 1 bunk bed on wheel and large living room with fireplace and 2 leather sofas and armchairs, TV and...
Located 15.5 km from Sault850 € per week 

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70 places over 5 haCamping Le Colorado    
At the heart of ocher quarries Colorado Provencal in the Luberon, we welcome you in a friendly camping and family trees.
Located 19.6 km from SaultFrom 15 € to 18 € per day 
185 places over 4 haCamping Domaine des Chênes Blancs    
Located between the Mounts of Vaucluse and the Mounts of Luberon, our family and convivial camp-site invites you to discover the Natural reserve of Luberon under the sun and the colors...
Located 22 km from SaultFrom 15.50 € to 33 € per day 
110 places over 4 haCamping le luberon ***    
Welcome to our home in a quiet family camping. A 1.5 km from the center of Apt, in sunny Provence, you can spend a relaxing holiday because even if we have entertainment in season,...
Located 25 km from SaultFrom 16.30 € to 26.90 € per day 

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Hostellerie du Val de Sault - Hotel in SaultHostellerie du Val de Sault     
Hostellerie du Val de Sault offers 4-star accommodation with free Wi-Fi and a minibar 1 km from the centre of Sault. The property features indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a fitness...
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Le Signoret - Hotel in SaultLe Signoret     
Located in Sault Village, a 2-minute drive from Gorges de la Nesque, this hotel has simple rooms with double-glazed windows and a private bathroom. Each room at the Le Signoret has...
Located in SaultRoom from 72 €
L'Oustau de la Font - Hotel in SaultL'Oustau de la Font     
This hotel is located in the village of Reilhanette, just 2 km from Montbrun le Bains with its thermal baths. It features free Wi-Fi acces and a restaurant on site. Each room includes...
Located 8.7 km from SaultRoom from 79 €

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