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Pertuis

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Geographical information

MunicipalityPertuis
Postcode84120
Tourism label
Latitude43.6942750 (N 43° 41’ 39”)
Longitude5.5018430 (E 5° 30’ 7”)
AltitudeFrom 171m to 472m
Surface area66.23 km²
Population20050 inhabitants
Density302 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (50 mi, 1h11)
Insee code84089
IntercommunalityMét d'Aix-Marseille-Provence
DepartmentVaucluse
TerritoryProvence
RegionProvence-Alps-French Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

La Tour-d'Aigues3.5 mi (9 min)
La Bastidonne3.9 mi (11 min)
Villelaure4 mi (10 min)
Ansouis5.2 mi (13 min)
Sannes5.5 mi (14 min)
La Motte-d'Aigues6.5 mi (14 min)
Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade6.7 mi (14 min)
Meyrargues6.8 mi (14 min)
Cabrières-d'Aigues6.8 mi (16 min)
Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque7.3 mi (17 min)
Peyrolles-en-Provence7.5 mi (15 min)
Grambois7.6 mi (18 min)
Cadenet8.1 mi (16 min)
Saint-Estève-Janson8.5 mi (16 min)
Cucuron8.5 mi (18 min)

Things to see and do

The current city Pertuis center is located on the Place Mirabeau, where the bell tower, which is the old castle keep, raised in 1607, now houses the Tourist Office. Walk down the street and visit Notre Dame on the right the wash Notre Dame, said " Lice." This is a " troglodyte " laundry established in 1882 in the wall of the city. Take rue Boileau Street Iron and just after the street right you will discover an old stall in which the merchant or craftsman spread his wares.

Continue on Rue Saint -Pierre at the end at the corner of the street, the house called François 1er. On October 5, 1522, after the invasion of Provence by Charles V., François 1er en route to Italy would have been welcome in this house. The mullion of the main facade is still guessing, but the monumental gate of the Rue Saint -Pierre Mannerist style that evokes the richness of this old house. On the place of the Angel ; Fountain of the angel who is the oldest fountain in the city, it was rebuilt in 1509 The current state dates from 1620 : octagonal pool, fluted urn ( ornament elongated oval shape ) in the center with four masks worn by time, pour water.

Also on the site of the Angel, said the Consuls, with his boss and his niche angle to St. cul- de-four House. This house was built significantly in the 17th century by the family or Spigoni Spain which gave the city many consuls.

Go straight to the Valiant and Low streets, you will see the Saint- Jacques Tower, the tower was also known around the Nais (place or hemp is rouisssait ). Open at the throat, that is to say towards the interior of the city houses two barrel-vaulted rooms murderous commander 3.

Go straight to the Salita street, take the Rue Saint- Jacques and the corner of rue du Four, is the laundry St. Jacques. Current fountain built by Louis - wash Chaffard, Mason City in 1851, has a buffet of water surmounted by a pediment, a pool of trefoil plan. Two small lateral drain into their water cannons.

Continue rue Grande Street and Beaujeu, discover the so-called Queen Jeanne, mythical name for a "small Mannerist palaces " of the late 16th century house.

Continue straight up the street from the church and you come to the church of St. Nicolas. Saint- Nicolas is one of the finest examples of Gothic style built in Provence. Turn right onto Rue Voltaire : City Hall, Pertuis shares a house from the late 14th century. But in 1793 the mansion of the family of Croze became City Hall.

Places of interest

Information points
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Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Dungeon Pertuis
Dungeon Pertuis
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Weather

Saturday 20 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 21°C
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Sunday 21 may
Min. 13°C - Max. 24°C
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Monday 22 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 25°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Garden of the 5 senses and primary shapes
Nature and the great outdoors6 € Saint-Marc-Jaumegarde (10.2 mi)
Segway Tour of Aix-en-Provence – 2 hours
Entertainment50 € Aix-en-Provence (11.9 mi)
Themed Tour: Aix-en-Provence during the French Resistance
Culture and education32 € Aix-en-Provence (12 mi)
Discover the Unusual Heritage of Aix-en-Provence
Culture and education32 € Aix-en-Provence (12 mi)
Private Guided Tour of Aix en Provence – 3 hours
Culture and education57 € Aix-en-Provence (12 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Water fountains of Aix-en-Provence
HikeEasy55 minAix-en-Provence (11.9 mi)
To the choirs of Aix-en-Provence
HikeEasy1h10Aix-en-Provence (12 mi)
Tour of Saint-Pons
HikeEasy4h00Bonnieux (13.3 mi)
Sainte-Victoire Mountain - Saint-Ser Chapel
HikeEasy1h30Puyloubier (14.5 mi)
Colorado of Provence
HikeEasy1h00Rustrel (15.9 mi)

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