11 - from Mont Ventoux to L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

Communes traversées : Velleron, Pernes-les-fontaines, L'isle-sur-la-sorgue, Le thor


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Practical information

Distance, difficulty, parking ...

Distance: 35,00 km

Level: average

Public transport:

Ligne 8 : Cavaillon - Pertuis


Gare d'Avignon TGV, puis liaison par la gare TER Cavaillon Gare TGV Marseille St Charles / Gare d'Aix en Provence TGV puis liaison par les gare TER Manosque, La Brillanne et Meyrargues (Bus pour Pertuis)

To see...

Starting from Velleron, this ride along the Sorgue river will lead you to Pernes-les-Fontaines, the city where Paul de Vivie (1853-1930) was born. Known as 'Vélocio', Paul de Vivie was an iconic figure in French cycle touring, working most notably on the improvement of the derailleur.


Longitude: 5.031092
Latitude: 43.96281


A7 - Sortie Cavaillon A51 - Sortie Pertuis, Manosque ou La Brillanne


Signposts on the routes Follow this sign

You will then reach L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, often referred to as "the Venice of Provence." You can enjoy a pleasant ride along its canals before reaching the village of Le Thor, through orchards and farmers' fields. An itinerary created by the Association Destination Ventoux and the Pays des Sorgues Tourist Office.