Guided tours of the summer 2020

Are you on holiday or live here and want to be accompanied to discover our beautiful territory? Do not hesitate and sign up for the guided tours we organize.

Guided tours of villages, gourmet walks, theatrical tours. Family outings and track games... Semi-night hikes with sunset observation... Our guides will make you appreciate the riches and charms of our territory.

Reservation required by phone at 04 90 38 04 78 or directly at the reception in our Tourist Offices (Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and Le Thor).

Guided tours of villages

Discover the rich and varied history of our 3 villages: Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and Châteauneuf-de-Gadagane that has fascinated for centuries.

  • Fontaine-de-Vaucluse: Thursday 9, 23 July and 13, 27 August - Appointment at the Tourist Office at 17:00
  • L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue: Tuesdays 7, 21, and 28 July and 4, 18 and 25 August and 8 September - Appointment at the Tourist Office at 10.00 am
  • Châteauneuf-de-Gadagne: Thursday 16 July and 6 and 20 August - Appointment in front of the Post Office at 17:00
  • Price: 5€, free -12 years

Sorgue ride in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

Follow a Sorgues ambassador exploring this river and its heritage on a refreshing stroll along the banks in the city centre.

  • Mondays 20, 27 July and 3 August
  • Appointment in front of the Tourist Office at 10.00
  • Free

 

Theatralized visits to the Thor

Throughout history or anecdotes, the theatrical tour of the Thoroise tour will make you discover the small and big people of old and today.

  • Tuesday 21 and 28 July and Tuesday 4, 11 and 18 August
  • Appointment at the Estourans Park at 6:30pm
  • Price: 5€, free -12 years

 

Semi-night hikes in Fontaine-de-Vaucluse

Hiking with sunset observation in the middle of the ride. The route takes the small trails (some stony passages) between Fontaine-de-Vaucluse and Lagnes.

The 1st part has a climbing profile to picnic on the edge of a cliff overlooking the Rhone Valley, from the Luberon to the Alpilles, from the Cevennes to the mountains of the Ardèche. A moment of sharing when everyone comes out of the bag his snack.

The 2nd part is carried out at night hence the need to have quality lighting (check the condition of the batteries before).

  • Every Wednesday in July and August (from July 15!)
  • Meeting on Place de la Colonne at 7pm in July and at 6:45pm in August
  • Prices: 9€ or 12€ with the rental of the headlamp.

 

Gourmet walks in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

During the ride, accompanied by one of our passionate guides, you will admire the historical heritage and you will have the privilege of entering our professionals to taste the best of our territory. Delicacies or the art of living in our warm little towns in the Pays des Sorgues.

  • Wednesdays 15, 22 July and 5, 19 August
  • Appointment at the Tourist Office at 10.00
  • Price: 6€, free -12 years old

 

Tours (free) of the castle of Sade in Saumane-de-Vaucluse

Overlooking the village, this impressive fortress has nothing to envy the many castles of Provence... The richness of its heritage reflects part of the history of the Marquis de Sade.

  • Monday to Thursday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 18:00
  • Full price: 5€, free for children up to 10 years old included
  • Reduced price: €3/ €4 for 11-18 year olds included, students, press, PMR

 

Discovering the Canal in Saumane-de-Vaucluse: landscape and agriculture. On the banks of the canal, discover the secrets of the hydraulic works as well as the biodiversity present (dragonflies, amphibians, plants...). Discover the irrigation practices that shape the agricultural landscapes of our territory.

  • Tuesday 21 July and Tuesday 18 August
  • Meeting at 9:00am on the car park of the school of Saumane-de-Vaucluse (D57)
  • Free

 

Discover the Canal in Fontaine-de-Vaucluse: the Monts de Vaucluse and their landscape

On the banks of the canal, discover the secrets of the hydraulic works as well as the biodiversity present (dragonflies, amphibians, plants...). Discover the irrigation practices that shape the agricultural landscapes of our territory.

  • Tuesday 7 July and Tuesday 4 August
  • Meeting at 9:00am at the Galas building in front of Canoe Evasion
  • Free

 

Track game for children in Châteauneuf-de-Gadagne

Take part in a track game to discover the territory in a fun way. Find hidden beacons as a family to understand plants, shrubs, small beasts and the surrounding landscape. For children under 6-7 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Friday 17 July and Tuesday 11 August
  • Meeting at 9:30am at the parking lot of the Château de la Chapelle
  • Free

 

Track game for children at the Thor

Take part in a track game to discover the territory in a fun way. Find hidden beacons as a family to understand plants, shrubs, small beasts and the surrounding landscape. For children under 6-7 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Tuesday 28 July and Tuesday 25 August
  • Meeting at 9:00am at the parking lot of the castle of Thouzon
  • Free 


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