Discover L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and its surroundings
Cantosorgue nestles in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, on the banks of the river, a few minutes walk from the historic center of the city. For a short stay, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is sufficient in itself. The city has some 350 antique dealers, dozens of designer boutiques, and excellent restaurants, which the hotel owner will be happy to introduce you to. For a longer stay, explore the surrounding area. Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, the village of Gordes, and Mont Ventoux are unmissable during your stay at Cantosorgue.
Calendar of events: https://islesurlasorguetourisme.com/bouger/animations
In the immediate vicinity of Cantosorgue, two places that you should not miss during your stay in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. 7 km from your hotel, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, home to the most powerful foundation in France. It is there that the Sorgue, which is now familiar to you, has its source. The village and its natural site are one of the most visited places in Provence. To fully enjoy it, it is best to leave early in the morning.
About forty kilometers from Cantosorgue, the start of the ascent of the famous Mont Ventoux. Ideal to get in your leg before tackling the difficult climb of the Giant of Provence. Every year, thousands of cycle tourists try to ride in the footsteps of famous cycling champions. Cyclotourist friends, your hotel in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue offers a secure place to host your horses.
The village of Gordes
17 km from Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Gordes, considered one of the most beautiful villages in France. Nestled on a rock, overlooking the plateau of Vaucluse, the village lists some architectural curiosities ... Along the narrow streets, discover remarkable stone houses, doors and vaults superb, and at the top of Gordes, the church of village and the inevitable castle-fortress. Celebrities have taken up residence in this village in Lubéron, and it is not quite a coincidence ...
For its 12th exhibition in 2022, the Villa Datris Foundation continues the exploration of ancestral knowledge revisited by contemporary creation, with Toucher Terre, the Art of ceramic sculpture echoing the exhibition Tissage Tressage in 2018 .
Working with clay is in essence the art that comes from Mother Earth, an original art that reconnects to the heart of the energies of nature.
In its most elaborate forms, it results from the interaction of the four elements: earth, water, fire and air.
More than any other form of creation, the work of clay is hand to hand with man, tactile contact and the imprint of the artist's hand. It is generated with sensuality, it is an art that takes flesh, and unfolds in an almost limitless plasticity. This art is indeed “plastic” in the etymological sense of the term: “suitable for modelling”, which invites you to “shape, model”.
VILLA DATRIS Foundation: https://fondationvilladatris.fr