Entraigues sur Sorgue

The Vaucluse Departement - Pop.: 8,352 inh.

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

Entraigues sur la Sorgue, optical illusion


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, bell tower

On Rue de la Tour you can visit Saint Pierre's church which can be found amongst the village houses.

It was built in 1840 on the foundations of the former Notre Dame des Sept Douleurs church.



Entraigues sur la Sorgue, city hal


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..


Entraigues sur la Sorgue, Sorgue river


Further on along the road which leads to Bedarrides, a small bridge crosses the Sorgue.

Here in summer you can "freshen up" on the banks of the river, a real pleasure!




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puce What to see:

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

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puce Leisure activities:

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

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puce Accommodation:


Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Vacation rentals and gites.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Althen les Paluds (3 km), Vedene (5 km), Sorgue (5 km), Bedarrides (6 km), Monteux (7 km).

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