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Visit Isle sur la Sorgue for a Touch of Venice in Provence

Most people (read tourists) go to l’Isle sur la Sorgue for one of two reasons:

  1. The Sunday market – one of the largest in the region
  2. The 300+ antique stores and dealers

Visit Isle sur la Sorgue Brocante

Very few would go because they were expecting Venice in Provence.

Visit Isle sur la Sorgue

Ginger and Nutmeg had only visited for the Sunday market. Despite the fact that this market originated in 1596, it was not their favourite trip!

…Continue reading here to find out why you should plan your visit to l’Isle sur la Sorgue. If you go early the parking is easier and the market is less crowded. Twice a year there are large antique markets (brocantes), which attract professional dealers, bargain hunters and curious shoppers.

Visit Isle sur la Sorgue

Visit l’Isle sur la Sorgue on a quiet day to experience the non-frenzied side of this town with a lazy river running through the middle. Enjoy a lazy lunch at any one of the cafés along the water’s edge.

Visit Isle sur la Sorgue

For more articles on things to do in l’Isle sur la Sorgue follow this link.


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Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

With her camera and laptop close at hand, Carolyne has traded in her business suits for the world of freelance writing and blogging. Her first airplane ride at six months of age was her introduction to the exciting world of travel.

While in Provence, Carolyne can be found hiking with friends, riding the hills around the Alpilles or tackling Mont Ventoux. Her attachment to the region resonates in Perfectly Provence this digital magazine that she launched in 2014. This website is an opportunity to explore the best of the Mediterranean lifestyle (food & wine, places to stay, expat stories, books on the region, travel tips, real estate tips and more), through our contributors' articles.

Carolyne writes a food and travel blog Ginger and Nutmeg. Carolyne’s freelance articles can be found in Global Living Magazine, Avenue Magazine and City Palate (Published Travel Articles).

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