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Sault

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Sault - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse
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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.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySault
Postcode84390
Tourism labels
Latitude44.0914130 (N 44° 5’ 29”)
Longitude5.4081740 (E 5° 24’ 29”)
AltitudeFrom 650m to 1591m
Surface area111.15 km²
Population1374 inhabitants
Density12 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (66 km, 1h12)
Insee code84123
IntercommunalityCC Ventoux-Sud
DepartmentVaucluse
RegionProvence

Nearest cities & towns

Aurel4.9 km (8 min)
Monieux6.1 km (10 min)
Saint-Trinit7 km (11 min)
Ferrassières9.1 km (14 min)
Saint-Christol11.9 km (14 min)
Reilhanette12.2 km (16 min)
Montbrun-les-Bains12.3 km (18 min)
Revest-du-Bion15.3 km (19 min)
Lagarde-d'Apt15.4 km (22 min)
Savoillan16.1 km (23 min)
Aulan19 km (28 min)
Barret-de-Lioure19.8 km (28 min)
Brantes19.9 km (24 min)
Simiane-la-Rotonde21 km (26 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Photos

Sault summer
Sault summer
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Rue Royal Gate and instead plan to Aurel Sault
Rue Royal Gate and instead plan to Aurel Sault
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Barbane the Tour
Barbane the Tour
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Sault spring
Sault spring
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Church of Our Lady of the Tower (Historic Monument)
Church of Our Lady of the Tower (Historic Monument)
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Republican Fontaine and Sault blazon
Republican Fontaine and Sault blazon
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View of the village (center old)
View of the village (center old)
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lavender festival - folk Parade
lavender festival - folk Parade
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lavender festival - with a sickle cutting competition
lavender festival - with a sickle cutting competition
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Resistance Monument Vaucluse - Maquis Ventoux - 1956
Resistance Monument Vaucluse - Maquis Ventoux - 1956
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West summit of Ventoux, saw the culmination
West summit of Ventoux, saw the culmination
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Mont Ventoux
Mont Ventoux
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Ventoux - South Crete East
Ventoux - South Crete East
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Mont Ventoux
Mont Ventoux
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Ventoux seen from the East ridge
Ventoux seen from the East ridge
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Weather

Friday 9 december
Min. 12°C - Max. 12°C
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Saturday 10 december
Min. 12°C - Max. 12°C
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Sunday 11 december
Min. 11°C - Max. 11°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Discovery hike in Provence
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Sault
Visit a lavender distillery
Local flavoursFreeSault
Two-seat paraglider flight in Provençale Drôme
Sports sensations70 € to 120 € Mévouillon (17.3 km)
Donkey trek in Hautes Alpes
Nature and the great outdoors40 € to 330 € Éourres (27 km)
Hot Air Balloon Flight over Provence
Nature and the great outdoors217 € Forcalquier (33 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Lavender Path
HikeEasy1h40Sault
Défends Wood
HikeEasy2h20Sault
"Terrasses du Ventoux"
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h45Méthamis (17.4 km)
Colorado of Provence
HikeEasy1h00Rustrel (19.6 km)
Around the Comtat Venaissin
Village visitEasy2h00La Roque-sur-Pernes (27 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels