cavaillon luberon

5 km from Orgon, Cheval Blanc, 9 km from Robion, 10 km from Sain-Andiol, Cabannes, 11 km from Lagnes, 13 km from the Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

GPS : Longitude : 5.036944 E - Latitude : 43.831944 N
Altitude : 76 m
Population : 26305

Cavaillon is easily accessed, in the heart of a region blessed with a very rich cultural and natural heritage. The Luberon Regional Nature Park and the Alpilles range offer superb itineraries and circuits for walks, where you will be enchanted by the heady Provençal aromas of olive and pine trees, the garrigue, lavender plants… From the top of the Colline Saint-Jacques, the hill rising up in the centre of Cavaillon, you can enjoy superb panoramic views over the town and its surrounding region. The municipality offers tailored circuits enabling you to explore Cavaillon's rich past.

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What to see, what to visit: the eighteenth century synagogue and the Musée Juif Comtadin; the first-century Roman Arch; the Avignon town gate; the chapel of the Grand Couvent; the chapel of Saint-Jacques; the museum of the Hôtel Dieu…
Available activities: walks and horse riding trails, cyclo-touring (there is a 100 km itinerary between Cavaillon and Forcalquier, far from the main roads), fishing, rock climbing..

sculpture melon of cavaillon

Provencal market : Monday mornings. Christmas market in December. Festivities : fair on the first Mondays in may and December. Autumn fair of Saint-Véran in November. Communal festivity on the first Monday in September. Festivity for the Ascension and Saint-Gilles : early September. Artistic Corso on the Thursday of the Ascension. Taurine shows during the summer months. Agricultural equipment exhibition during November. Fête des Vignères, over three days, on the last weekend in July.