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Entraigues sur la Sorgue

 
Departement of Vaucluse - Pop.: 7.000 h.

Midway between Avignon (12 km) and Carpentras (13km) via the D942.

Entraigues sur la Sorgue - City hall



The old village of Entraigues sits on a small hill, around its church. Its shops and services tend to be found on the lower land which slopes down to the River Sorgue which borders the village.


Entraigues sur la Sorgue - Church



On Rue de la Tour you can visit Saint Pierre's church which can be found amongst the village housesand was built in 1840 on the foundations of the former Notre Dame des Sept Douleurs church.

Entraigues sur la Sorgue - Street




Opposite the church is the Templiers tower, a relic from the first feudal chateau. The red brick town hall, which is more like a railway station is surrounded by the village shops.

Further on along the road which leads to Bédarrides, a small bridge crosses the Sorgue. Here in summer you can "freshen up" on the banks of the river, a real pleasure!



What to see:

XIIth Templiers tower. XVIth century church
Old village walls and remains from the XVIth century.



Leisure activities:

Tennis. Horse Riding. Boulodrome.
Hiking/Walking and Mountain Biking.



Accommodation:

Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals et gites.



Neighbouring villages:

Althen les Paluds (2km), Vedène (5km), Bédarrides (6km), Sorgue (6km), Monteux (6,5km).







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