The discovery of Provence

Camping Fontisson in Provence offers you

to discover the region


Exploring Avignon is a captivating experience that transports visitors through time and cultures. Nestled in the heart of Provence, this medieval city reveals its rich history through architectural gems such as the Palais des Papes, a true emblem of the city, and the famous Pont Saint-Bénézet, gracefully spanning the Rhône River. The cobbled streets of the city center invite charming strolls, offering picturesque views of colorful facades of Provencal houses. Lively markets, like the Halles market, awaken the senses with local products, while outdoor cafes provide an opportunity to savor the delights of Provencal cuisine. Avignon is also renowned for its annual theater festival, transforming the city into a lively showcase of arts and culture. This destination is filled with cultural and artistic treasures, offering visitors an unforgettable immersion into the heritage and enchanting atmosphere of Provence.


Discovering Isle-sur-la-Sorgue evokes a unique charm in the heart of Provence, where the waters of the Sorgue River flow through the town, imparting a refreshing atmosphere. Famous for its canals, waterwheels, and antique shops, the town provides a picturesque getaway in a setting of exceptional natural beauty. Visitors can stroll along the tree-lined quays, explore narrow streets with colorful facades, and enjoy the Sunday market. Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is also renowned for its international antique and flea market fairs during Easter and August 15th. The waterwheels that punctuate the Sorgue create a unique ambiance, adding to the picturesque character of the town. Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is also home to artisan shops, art galleries, and charming cafes, inviting visitors to savor the Provencal way of life. Whether discovering the treasures of antique dealers, strolling along soothing canals, or indulging in local specialties on a sunny terrace, Isle-sur-la-Sorgue offers an enchanting experience in the heart of Provence.

Provence on Foot and by Bike

The surrounding region of Avignon offers a captivating array of hiking trails and mountain biking paths, inviting outdoor enthusiasts to explore the preserved nature of Provence. The trails wind through diverse landscapes, ranging from wooded hills to fragrant lavender fields. Hikers can venture into the Alpilles or the Dentelles de Montmirail, offering panoramic views of the Rhône Valley, while cyclists and mountain bikers can tackle the challenges of Mont Ventoux and the winding trails of the Luberon massif. The Gorges de la Nesque, with their winding roads, provide an ideal playground for adventurous cyclists. The trails along the vineyards immerse visitors in the heart of the region’s wine landscapes, offering hikers and cyclists an unforgettable experience that combines physical exercise, nature discovery, and the chance to soak in the culture and natural beauty of Provence. Whether for a leisurely hike through shaded paths or a more adventurous mountain biking excursion, the Avignon region provides diverse terrain for outdoor enthusiasts.

Our iconic cycling paths:

The ViaRhôna traces its way along the Rhône, offering cyclists picturesque views of vineyards and castles. The Venaissia route, built on the former railway line connecting Orange to L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, is a true path that allows you to discover Provence.

The regional markets

The colorful stalls overflow with local products, showcasing the gastronomic and artisanal richness of the region. Each day of the week brings a market and the discovery of a village. The intoxicating scents of lavender and Provencal herbs waft through the air, creating a lively and friendly atmosphere. Regional markets are not just places of commerce but also meeting points where locals and visitors come together to savor local specialties, exchange stories, and immerse themselves in the cultural authenticity of Provence. These captivating markets truly reflect the vibrant and colorful essence of daily life in this beautiful region of southern France.