In the heart of the Vaucluse, the town of L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue attracts tourists from all over the world. You will enjoy strolling through the busy streets, stopping in a square and resting on a bench in the shade of a plane tree, discovering the statues and reliquaries of a church, browsing through the rooms of a museum, looking for hidden fountains.

In L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, nature is always present. Numerous itineraries await you in this unspoiled area of the Comtat Venaissin. In the surroundings of the Vaucluse, outdoor activities are diverse: first flight, horse riding, climbing…

The cuisine of Comtat Venaissin is also a tourist attraction in its own right. The local markets are a unique opportunity to spend a convivial moment, while buying local products to be cooked afterwards for generous meals shared with your loved ones. Every Thursday and Sunday morning, except on 25 December and 1 January, a market takes place in the centre of the town, allowing you to discover the local products and crafts of Provence.

The town is located near a river, the Sorgue. Several canals add a touch of freshness and a romantic atmosphere. You will find various historical monuments: the Collegiate Church of Our Lady of the Angels (Notre-Dame-des-Anges), the Jewish Cemetery dating from the 17th century, the Hospital-Hospice, the Hotel Donadei de Campredon, the Hotel de Palerne, the Hotel de Varvarenne, the Silver Tower, the Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception… You can contact the Tourist Office of L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue to get other suggestions for ideas of visits accessible all around… Do you like magic and mysteries? Discover the legend of the Coulobre, a fantastic animal with the appearance of a dragon !

You wish to stay in the Vaucluse department? You wish to stay in the heart of the Comtat Venaissin? Organize your stay by booking an accommodation to your image. The town of L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue offers a varied range of accommodation, has many stores and many services to spend an excellent stay.

A city to settle in France

L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue attracts many tourists from France and abroad. The town is easily accessible by road, and is less than 70 km from Marseille Provence international airport. Some people choose to settle here, and buy an old farm or property. You can enjoy the Provencal way of life, the sun and the song of the cicadas.

Are you looking for a primary residence or a second home? The many real estate agencies in the region offer a wide choice of properties for sale. Our advice: a swimming pool is a must!

Museums and Heritage

L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is renowned for its museums and heritage.

The Villa Datris Foundation, housed in a large and beautiful 19th century Provençal-style residence, presents exhibitions dedicated to contemporary sculpture.

The Filaventure Brun de Vian-Tiran introduces you to the making of a fabric, step by step. After visiting this sensory museum, you can buy scarves, blankets, clothes and accessories in the shop.

The Toy and Antique Doll Museum guarantees a return to childhood. Its collections present dolls from the 18th century to the present day, and toys from the past.

The Campredon art centre is dedicated to art in all its forms. Located on the banks of the Sorgues River, in a historic house, the art centre offers various exhibitions and cultural events throughout the year.

Practical information

L’Isle-sur-La-Sorgue is located not far from Avignon, Marseille and Aix-en-Provence, and welcomes you near the Luberon Natural Park.

  • Access: From Marseille or Aix-en-Provence, take the A7 motorway towards Lyon, then take exit 25 (Cavaillon). From Lyon, take the A7 motorway, and take exit 24 (Avignon Sud).
  • Tourist Office:https://uk.islesurlasorguetourisme.com/

You can easily find accommodation : hotel, guest house, bed and breakfast, campsite, etc.