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Golf; In the City; Among nature
Caumont sur Durance is situated 15 km from Avignon and 10 km from Isle sur la Sorgue. The ancient village is backed by a large hill overlooking the Durance which borders its territory to the south. The discovery of the remains of a Gallo-Roman villa is a testimony to its rich past. The village has retained its old charms and has some remarkable monuments.
Environment : In a peaceful residential area.
PLACES TO VISIT:
Avignon. 15 km. City of history and city of theatre, the fortified city of Avignon marked by papal history will charm you with its ancient streets, spectacular monuments and museums and impressive number of cafes and restaurants. Its famous bridge still stands over the Rhone river.
L’Isle sur la Sorgue. 15 km. Attractive market town with picturesque waterways and renowned for its antique markets. Not to be missed!
Pernes-les-Fontaines. 20 km. Lovely medieval town boasting no less than 40 ancient fountains!
St Rémy de Provence. 25 km. As picturesque and Provencal as can be, with narrow winding streets, shady squares, fantastically old fountains, elegant shops, art galleries and plenty of bars and restaurants. The village and surrounding countryside has inspired many artists including Van Gogh who produced more than 150 paintings of the area. Also birthplace of Nostradamus.
Carpentras. 25 km. A real treat to all lovers of history and architecture thanks to its wealth of history and also famous for its Friday morning colourful market which attracts people from all over the region.
Ménerbes. 25 km. Superb little village with well preserved heritage, built on a hill, and surrounded by magnificent countryside.
Chateauneuf du Pape. 30 km. Medieval village built on the side of a hill, overlooked by the ruins of its ancient chateau and surrounded by its world famous vineyards.
Les Baux de Provence. 35 km. Most beautiful Provencal hill top and fortified village, in the heart of the Alpilles with brilliant view of Arles, the Camargue and the Alpilles. Officially classified and labelled as "one of the most beautiful villages in France", it is one of the “must sees” in Provence.
HOW TO GET THERE:
Low cost flights from UK to Avignon (15mn), Marseille (1 hr).
Sea: 70 km
Supermarket: 3 km
Shops: 1.5 km
Doctor: 1.5 km
Village: 1.5 km
Tennis: 2 km
Hospital: 13 km
Golf: 5 km.