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Sablet

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Sablet - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse
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Located in a transition zone between the Alps and the Mediterranean, Sablet experienced many migrations over the centuries but its story begins in the 9th century, when presumably, to protect the village from the invasion of the Saracens, was built the first fortifications.

The wall may be going back to the 14th century, was completed in 1500. Recently restored by the Association of the Companions of Barrys, it remains one of the most beautiful relics of the past.

In the Middle Ages and under the old regime, Sablet belonging directly to the Holy See and was never subservient. The Apostolic Chamber was lady land and justice was administered by Viguier.

A chapel dedicated to St Roch was probably consecrated in 1650. St. Roch, who had stayed at Sablet and was well received, had promised to always protect the village from the plague. And the plague of Marseilles in 1720, attained in fact not the village. The parish church, which dates from the 15th century collateral, was placed under the patronage of Saint-Nazaire and a chapel where there are some interesting exhibitions every summer.

In 1867, after the ravages of phylloxera, which is a Sabletain, inventing the machine to be grafted, allowed to reconstitute the vineyards. The common Sablet grateful gave the name of a benefactor to the village street, the Rue François Frédéric Leydier.

Homeland of the poet and writer Marc Bonnefoy.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySablet
Postcode84110
Latitude44.1924240 (N 44° 11’ 33”)
Longitude5.0063350 (E 5° 0’ 23”)
AltitudeFrom 112m to 419m
Surface area11.10 km²
Population1415 inhabitants
Density127 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (46 km, 43 min)
Insee code84104
IntercommunalityCC Vaison Ventoux
DepartmentVaucluse
TerritoryProvence
RegionProvence-Alps-French Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

Gigondas3.7 km (9 min)
Séguret3.9 km (8 min)
Rasteau6.9 km (11 min)
Roaix7.1 km (10 min)
Violès7.4 km (11 min)
Vacqueyras7.4 km (11 min)
Vaison-la-Romaine11 km (14 min)
Cairanne11.3 km (14 min)
Travaillan11.6 km (13 min)
Villedieu12 km (16 min)
Beaumes-de-Venise12.1 km (17 min)
Buisson12.6 km (15 min)
Camaret-sur-Aigues12.7 km (17 min)
Aubignan13 km (18 min)

Events and festivities

Photos

Sablet and the lace of Montmirail
Sablet and the lace of Montmirail
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Sablet under an autumn sun
Sablet under an autumn sun
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Sablet West view
Sablet West view
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Sablet, East view
Sablet, East view
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Sablet under a setting sun
Sablet under a setting sun
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Entrance to the village from Gigondas
Entrance to the village from Gigondas
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Sablet and its vines...
Sablet and its vines...
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Village of Sablet
Village of Sablet
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Village with the St Amand ridge
Village with the St Amand ridge
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Sablet
Sablet
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Silhouette of Sablet in the early morning
Silhouette of Sablet in the early morning
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Weather

Thursday 23 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 22°C
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Friday 24 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 22°C
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Saturday 25 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 24°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bike hire at the foot of Mount Ventoux
Sports sensations45 € to 55 € Mormoiron (19.8 km)
Pont d'Avignon, Popes' Palace and its gardens tickets (depending on option chosen)
Culture and education14 € Avignon (31 km)
Tour of Avignon at nightfall
Culture and education25 € to 29 € Avignon (31 km)
Nature drawing and painting in Avignon
Arts and Crafts150 € to 280 € Avignon (31 km)
Guided visit of Avignon and Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes)
Culture and education59 € Avignon (32 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Dentelles de Montmirail Massif
HikeEasy2:00Gigondas (2.7 km)
Richerenches - Visan - Richerenches
Cycling itineraryEasy1:00Richerenches (19.6 km)
Between vines, truffle fields and lavender
HikeEasy2:00Richerenches (20 km)
Pedestrian circuit to explore the village of Richerenches
Village visitEasy40 minRicherenches (20 km)
Olive Tree Trail
HikeEasy1:30Nyons (21 km)

Restaurants

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Campsites

Hotels

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A hotel
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A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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