Velleron, Pernes-Les-Fontaines, L'isle-Sur-La-Sorgue, Le Thor

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

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Route

Loop

Difficulty

Intermediary

Duration

h

Distance

0km

Positive elevation

216 meters

Negative elevation

216 meters

Altitude

Min. 48 meters

Max. 153 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure

Parking du Marché Agricole, Velleron

Arrival

Parking du Marché Agricole, Velleron

Parking

Parking du Marché Agricole, Velleron

Elevation

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Du Ventoux à Isle sur la Sorgue

GPX track

The tourist service at Velleron :

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.
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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.

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In short

  • Discover Pernes les Fontaines and Isle sur la Sorgue
  • Carpentras canal, historically used to irrigate crops
  • Velleron Farmers' Market

  • Take care along the banks of the canal

  • Unpaved sections: 1-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8