Fontaine de Vaucluse

  Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is a medieval village tucked in a “closed valley” at the southwestern corner of a mountainous Plateau de Vaucluse, 25kms east of Avignon.  A key feature of Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is the truly amazing and unique sight of a river gushing out of the ground. At the base…

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Isle sur la Sorgue

Built on an island in the River Sorgue, 7 kms from its source at Fontaine de Vaucluse, this is a picturesque town – the river flowing through several bridges and water wheels.  No one knows definitely when the inhabitants of this village decided to dig canals through their island, but during the re…

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