The original fishing village is referred nowadays as the “Comtadine Venice” due to a lot of channels through and around the town. A few water wheels are the sign of the textile industry of the past. L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue has become the gathering place for antique dealers and brocanteurs, it is indeed the third most famous in Europe.
Located 20 km from Mas la Provence, Avignon is famous for, among other Popes' Palace and its theater festival held every year in July
The villages of Luberon
Only of few kilometers away, the hilltop villages like Gordes, Oppède, Ménerbes, Lacoste or Bonnieux invite you to discover their little streets and splendid landscapes.
The visit of the Abbay of Senanque or the village of the “Bories” is recommended.
Natural decors and famous villages
The natural decors of the mountain Luberon, Ventoux or of the Alpilles Chain offer wonderful landscapes and invite you to a walk through the famous villages like Les Baux-de-Provence or St-Rémy-de-Provence.
The Provence markets are essential for friends of colours, odors and fresh products of the region. Two weekly markets are in L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue : on Thursday and on Sunday.