Sorgues is very close to Avignon (10km). Avignon is renowned for its history, its monuments, the July theatre festival, and a variety of other cultural events throughout the year. Other cities near Sorgues include: Orange (15km), with its famous roman relics, Carpentras (15km), capital of the Comptat Venaissin, and Châteauneuf-du-pape (5km), internationally famous for its wines.
Beyond these places, which justify by themselves the journey, a tremendous amount of remarkable spots can de found less than one hour of drive away. They include Isle-sur-Sorgue and its flea market, the Luberon villages, Mount Ventoux, the cities of Arles and Nîmes, the Gard bridge, and, why not, slightly further, the famous Marseille.
Hiking and biking trails criss-cross the area, its wineyards and castles. Not to forget that Sorgues itself must be discovered, with such places as the Oiselay island, its metallic bridge, its nature corners and its health trail.
For wine connoisseurs, a folder devoted to Sorgues and Châteauneuf du pape is available. In this folder, we share with you our discoveries, and our favorites vineyards ans winegrowers.