Things to see and do - Fontaine-de-Vaucluse
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Fontaine-de-Vaucluse Travel guide
Fontaine-de-Vaucluse : Michelin's recommendations
In winter and spring when the level of the water reaches the fig trees clinging to the rocky walls and the deep-emerald River Sorgue flows over the slope in a tumultuous, leaping mass, the rocks are splashed with foam and haze: this sight alone amply justifies a visit to the village where François Pétrarque tried to forget the beautiful Laure de Noves. People from the Avignon area unhesitatingly flock to the cafés and restaurants on the river bank landing stages.
Tourist attractions Fontaine-de-Vaucluse : Things to see and do
Place de l'Église
This Romanesque church with a single nave contains the tomb of St Veran who, legend has it, overcame the mighty Coulobre, the local monster (Tarasque).
chemin du Gouffre
A the foot of a circus with impressive rocky walls, this apparently peaceful lake of green water is enshrouded in a halo of mystery: how deep is the abyss? No-one knows exactly although people have gone down as far as 315m. Where does the water come ..
Chemin du Gouffre
Everyday life during the occupation, the Resistance in the Vaucluse and the authors of the time, those, like René Char, who were actively engaged in the destiny of the ideals of the Resistance movement.
Rue des Bourgades F - 84800 Fontaine-de-Vaucluse
Just 2 km from the Luberon Natural Regional Park and located by La Sorgue River, Hotel Restaurant du Parc sits in a 6000-m2 property with vegetable patch. Free WiFi and free access to a computer are provided. With bright decoration and floor-to-ceil..
Le Village F - 84800 Fontaine-de-Vaucluse
Hotel du Poète is located in Luberon in Fontaine de Vaucluse, on the banks of the Sorgue River. It offers rooms and suites, an outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub and free Wi-Fi access. All of the rooms at the Hotel du Poète are air-conditioned and hav..
chemin de la Fontaine F - 84800 Fontaine-de-Vaucluse
At the foot of the famous fountain, from which the Sorgue River springs, this restaurant plays a charming bucolic hand, and the terrace is its trump card. In the kitchen, father and daughter (the establishment has been in the family since 1926) work ..
6 Place de la Colonne F - 84800 Fontaine-de-Vaucluse
Welcome Chez Dominique! Among the (lady) chef's specialities are the Parmentier de confit de canard gratiné and trout fillet with creamy risotto. When the weather is fine, make yourself comfortable on the balcony overlooking the Sorgue River.