Located between Mont Ventoux and the Luberon hills, the Pays of Sorgues - Monts de Vaucluse is powered and irrigated by the Sorgue river of clear water with a thousand arms, which makes this country an oasis of greenery and freshness. It is home to L'Isle sur la Sorgue, known as the Venice Provençale for its canals.
The department of Vaucluse (84) is part of the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and is separated into five main areas: the region of Avignon, the Luberon, Mont Ventoux, the Pays des Sorgues and the Haut Vaucluse. The Vaucluse is known for its hilltop villages, of which 6 are classified as "most beautiful villages in France": Ansouis, Gordes and Roussillon in the Luberon Menerbes, Seguret in the Vaucluse and Venasque in the Venaissin County. Other notable sites of the Vaucluse are : Avignon, the Cité des Papes, Apt, Cavaillon, Lourmarin, Orange, and Bollène. The Vaucluse is ideal for hiking and biking, which offers numerous marked trails, exeptional reliefs such the Dentelles, or famous bike tracks, as the Col du Mont Ventoux.
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