Sault

The Vaucluse Departement - Pop.: 1,373 inh.

puce 41 km East of Carpentras. 28 km North of Apt.

Sault, village au dessus des champs in lavande


Situated on the border of a great wooded plateau, blooming with lavender, Sault is a very appealing health resort perched at 776m, alt.
Lavender
Here is nature in its true glory!



Sault, lavender field and Mont Ventoux
Sault is one of the main stops on the Lavender Tour (organised for visiting distilleries, lavender fields and summer lavender festivals).

The biggest festival is the 15th of August where games, competitions, or any activities that have to do with lavender, are held. Street folk groups and flowering hitches. There is also a sales exhibition of all the local products.


Sault, laundry drying over lavender fields


The immense blue fields spread all around the village until loss of horizon alternating with fields of wheat, the overall picture is of course superb.




Sault, cyclist taking on the Mont Ventoux


Sault offers its visitors a wide variety of activities that will allow you to appreciate the natural environment: starting point for the ascent of Mont Ventoux, equestrian relays for riders on hikes, chasms and potholes are also there for experienced speleologists ...



Finally, don't leave Sault without tasting its nougats, macaroons and lavender honeys, all guaranteed 100% natural and 100% delicious!




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puce What to see:

Romanesque church Notre Dame de la Tour.
Sault Museum (collections from prehistoric, Gallo Roman, and medieval times).

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puce Leisure activities:

Wednesday morning market.
Hiking. Horseback riding. Mountain biking.
Swimming pool. Tennis.
Speleology. Paragliding.
Shooting. Fishing.
Summer events.

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puce Accommodation:


Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Vacation rentals.
Campsite.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Aurel (5km), Monieux (6km), Saint Trinit (7km) and Saint Christol (11km).

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