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Light Rain
max. 9 °C
min. 5 °C

Wind: 2 km/h
Precipitation forecast: 0,5 mm
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Overcast 6.8 °C / Overcast

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When to go to Carpentras? (France)

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What to do in Carpentras : Tips, places, hotels and restaurants

CarpentrasThe city of Vaucluse, in the south of France, Carpentras has about 30 000 inhabitants and is located between Avignon and Orange, in Provence, in a region marked by 5 centuries of presence of the popes. It has a rich heritage, both natural and cultural, and the traveler can discover many monuments, museums, squares and streets that will not disappoint him. To see for example the Arc of Carpentras which dates from the 1st century; The Tower of the Belfry built in the 15th century and its campanile in wrought iron, located on the old site of the castle of the counts of Toulouse; The Orange Gate with its military architecture of the 14th century; The Inguimbertine library, one of the most important in the south of France, with its 5,000 manuscripts; The castle of the Roseraie, with its beautiful garden; The passage Boyer, nicknamed "glazed street", because it is a street covered with a canopy of 90 meters long by 5 wide; The Saint-Siffrein Cathedral, begun in the 6th century, rebuilt several times, and contains the relics of the saint among other astonishing pieces of a treasure of Sacred Art; The courthouse which is welcomed in the former bishopric of the 17th century. You will also visit the museum Sobirats, housed in a former mansion, with its collection of decorative arts. You can reach Carpentras by the D942 from Avignon, or by train or bus, always coming from Avignon but also from Orange. There are bike paths to get around town, as well as buses and two free shuttles.


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