The town of Cavaillon is full of treasures to discover during your holiday in the Vaucluse. Roman ruins, unique landscapes, charming little towns: Cavaillon and its surroundings will seduce you for sure.
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There is an excellent self guided tour through Cavaillon which doesn’t require any form of guide of prior knowledge. The plaques, marked ‘Circuit du Vieux Cavaillon’, guide you to the most interesting and remarkable sites of Cavaillon, allowing you to explore completely at your own pace. The 16th century steps, carved out of solid rock, lead up towards to the top of the Mont St Jacques, the large cliffs flanking the back of the town. From here, the views are exceptional, especially from the ruins of the old village, which can still be seen at the top. As well as being located in the national walking trails into the Luberon Mountains, Cavaillon is also home to a great number of local walking routes and cycle paths. There are a number of cycle shops in Cavaillon offering bike rental. Once in the mountains, the opportunities for rock climbing are almost endless. There are many fantastic routes to try to conquer in the Luberon Mountains, and Cavaillon has a couple of fantastic climbing shops from which to get both equipment and advice. Horse riding holidays are also particularly fun from a holiday rental villa in Cavaillon. There is a disproportionate number of top class restaurants within Cavaillon, and the Monday morning market sells many of the finest products grown or made in the region. Melons are the premium product famed in the area, and if you are staying in one of the self catering Cavaillon villas, sampling some of the famous local fruit is almost essential The nearby village of Gordes is a wonderful stone village perched high on the Plateau de Vaucluse. Stunningly picturesque in the morning sun, the village is known as one of the most beautiful in the whole of France, and well worth a visit from Cavaillon villas. Those hoping to walk and mountain bike during their holiday can also find some of the best trails in the countryside surrounding Gordes, both in the Forest of Luberon and along the Plateau de Vaucluse.
De markten van Cavaillon
- Marché des producteurs de Cavaillon : Donderdag 17:00 › 19:00
- Marché de Cavaillon : Maandag 08:00 › 12:00
- Marché de Cavaillon : Vrijdag 08:00 › 13:00