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.
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.
Production and distillation of aromatic and medicinal plants, lavender and lavender, floral waters, also producing small spelled Haute Provence in organic farming.
Visit the lavandicole operation and presentation of garden conservatory reservation in July-August.
Tel. : +33 4 90 64 00 24.
Demonstration manufacturing, video room, soap factory and cosmetics with essential oils store.
Tel. : +33 4 90 64 17 99.
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.
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.
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!
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
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).
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