Unlike the neighbouring hilltop villages of the Luberon, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is surrounded by water: L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (Island on the Sorgue) is a commune within the Avignon arrondisement of Vaucluse. Unlike the other hilltop villages of the Luberon, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue sits on flat land. Encircled by the Sorgue River, it is waterways and not panoramic views that is its distinct character. […]
Where to go
Things to see
When it comes to things to see and do in Paris, it would take a lifetime of visits to cover all the attractions that Paris has to offer. And if you are visiting at Christmas time, there are some additional festive events that should not be missed.
Buy all kinds of Provençal treats and products at the L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue market: Sunday is market day in L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. Our wake-up call this morning is the sound of stallholders setting up their stands and wares. The normally peaceful and quiet Place de la Liberté, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue’s small main square, becomes a hive of activity. Bird’s Eye View I […]
Eating and Drinking
CARCASSONE IS FAMOUS FOR ITS CASSOULET, BUT A CHEESE DEGUSTATION COMES AS A SURPRISE: Walking through the medieval centre of Carcassone (La Cité de Carcassone), we see numerous cafés and restaurants advertising cassoulet and crepes. Being lunchtime, and a Sunday, the city is packed with people having lunch in the squares and in the cafés […]
Getting to Normandy is Easy by Air, Sea or Rail: Normandy is situated in the northwest of France and is very well connected by air, sea or rail transportation. Ferries to Normandy Just across the English Channel, Normandy has more cross-Channel ferry routes than any other region. The region is easily accessible by ferry from […]