Activities at and around Côté Provence

Whether you prefer lounging, explore new culture or french huge historical heritage, taste wines and foods, bike to the Ventoux, golf or canoe, in couple or in family, …. or all at once, (Côté) Provence is all for you !

Côté Provence located in the Pays des Sorgues, with the Alpilles on one side, and the Ventoux and the Luberon on the other side, all within 30kms, is an ideal starting point to discover all the treasures of Provence.

Below our best addresses to prepare your stay.

Côté Provence On site :

swimming pool 13x6m, petanque field, badmington, table tennis.

Lot of places to relax on the 7500sqm property, partially fenced, with a large green lawn, its own lavender field and bordered by the river. 

Jacuzzi / SPA and massages as an option.

Home, sweet home

Côté Provence Wellness area :

Our Wellness area is equipped with a Jacuzzi and a Sauna, rainy sky shower, relaxation chairs of relaxation .... The SPA situated outdoor proposes a rare user-friendliness moment of relaxation, combining hydrotherapy, heat and massage. The inside SAUNA is completely glazed. You can choose between a Bio-sauna, halfway between the Finnish sauna and the Mediterranean nature of the steam bath (50-60 ° and a humidity from 60 to 70 %), or the traditional sauna, characterized by temperatures up to 100 °C with low humidity.

It is also possible to offer you a massage. We work in partnership with awarded professionals, practitioning well-being massages for more than 20 years (on the basis of Californian, Swedish, the foot reflexology, and Korean relaxation).

We also propose to create for you with Victorine, well-being coach, graduate sportscaster, professor in Pilates, and expert in nutrition, a customed well-being and fitness stay : Les rituels de Victorine

Côté Tourist Visits :

Who as Provence could pride itself with such a historic past, such a diversity  of natural sites and panoramas, and such an exceptional terroir ?

Go for a stroll in the most beautiful villages of Provence (Saint Rémy de Provence, Gordes, Isle sur la Sorgue) and the Luberon (Bonnieux, Lacoste, Menerbes, Lourmarin, ....).

Admire magnificent panoramas (Fountain of Vaucluse, Ochres of Roussillon, Massif of Luberon, Mount Ventoux)

Discover our historical heritage from Roman times to the Popes (Arles, Pont du Gard, Orange, Vaison la Romaine, archaeological site of Glanum, Les Baux de Provence, and of course Avignon, city of the Popes).

Camargue and the Mediterranean sea are just 1h drive from us.

Provence Guide

Côté Markets :

Enjoy all colors, smells and savors of the South when going to one of the 50 provencal markets our region offers all year long.

What a better place than our summer kitchen to taste the fresh fruits and vegetables you just have bought ?

Markets in provence

La route des Marchés

Markets calendar

L'Isle's market

Côté Antiques :

Two times a year, L'Isle sur la Sorgue welcomes one of the most famous European Art and Antiques Fair. More than 200 profesionnals join the 250 town's permanent antique dealers.


Art & Antiques in l'Isle sur la Sorgue

Côté Family :

You wish to realize activities with your children of whom they will speak again with you for a long time ?

What about descending the Sorgue in Canoe, attending the shower of the elephants at Parc Alexis Gruss, riding on donkey on the Luberon hills, riding in the treetops ropes or feed the crocodiles ? Or have fun all together in a water park ?

Canöe évasion

Parc Alexis Gruss

Balades en ane en Lubéron

Accrobranche Passerelles des Cimes

La Ferme au crocodiles

Wave Island

Côté BIKE :

Côté Provence is a partner of the network “La Provence à Vélo” (“Cycling in Provence”). Our house is on a touristic biking path, surrounded by ways away from main roads. The Country of Sorgues and the Vaucluse department propose a large range of marked out circuits suiting to different cycling style practice :  

- with the family on quiet roads, with the Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes), the Dentelles de Montmirail (Laces of Montmirail) or Mont Ventoux,LuberonSorgues area

- on a “discovery” itinerary, for nature lovers and cultural heritage enthusiasts,

- on a more competitive ride in the Gorges de la Nesque (Nesque Gorges) or climbing the Ventoux,

- on the Calavon cycle path in the Luberon,

We can arrange the provision of bikes and equipment directly on the property. We are also happy to prepare your picnics (on request). And we offer a garage for your bicycles.

Côté GOLF : 

You’ll find magnificent 18 hole golf courses nearby Côté Provence : Garden Golf Avignon at 7km, Golf Provence Country Club at 15km.

Provence Country Club

Golf Grand Avignon

Garden Golf Avignon

Côté Horse Riding : 

Our country offers superb landscapes for horseriding. And some tour operators (sorry for the coming links in french only ...)

Horse Riding in Provence

Lucky Horse

Les cavaliers du Comtat

Le Haras de Lagnes

Côté Restaurants :

You are lucky ! You'll find lot of nice and affordable restaurants, some kids friendly, in the near surroundings (~3 km). So as : 
Le Bistrot de la Pastière , and more gastronomic La Maison de Celou , and, le Mas des Vertes Rives, where Vincent and Caroline will treat you with freshly prepared products of their farm. 

A lot of choice also in l'Isle sur la Sorgue. Our preferences go to :
La Balade des Saveurs , and for tasty snacks and a good glass of wine 
Enjoy !

Côté WINES :

To our right, the Domaine du Bois de Saint Jean , to our left the Chateau de Fontsegugne, and top of  the hill, the Domaine des Gariguettes - Cave Clément. Our official suppliers, in the heart of the Côtes du Rhône / Gadagne

And all around, so many great wine names : #ChateauneufduPape #Gigondas #Vacqueyras ...  Great appellations

Below a practical link to create your own wine route discovery:


Côté Events :

Held in the french city of Avignon every summer in July, Le Festival d'Avignon(IN and OFF) is known wolrdwide as the international meeting place for innovation and creation in the performing arts. More than a 1000 shows are proposed in the historical town center, all day and all night long, for young and old alike. 

L'Isle sur la Sorgue is already well known for being THE antiques shops town. There are more than 250 all year antiques sellers located in “les Villages d’Antiquaires”, mainly old mill buildings or tucked down gravel pathways. In April and August, takes place the Antics Art & Youfair, regrouping then up to 500 dealers from France as well as elsewhere in Europe and the United Kingdom. This giant open air fleamarket is the biggest in Europe, an event not to be missed ! 

On the August 15 holiday, we recommend you to participate to the Lavender Day la Fête de la LavandeinSault: Flower laden floats proudly cruise down the perfume laden streets of the village, craft producers exhibit their products, honey, essential oils, soaps, dried flowers ..... Even a French championship of Lavender cut is organised.

Mid January, Avignon is transformed into the equestrian world capital. Cheval Passionhas become a great place for the creation of equestrian shows in Europe. Cheval Passion in numbers : 1200 horses, 250 exhibitors, 90 hours of horse shows, 3 days 100% horses.

Côté Provence
544, chemin du Pont de Bois - 84250 LE THOR 
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