Carpentras capital of Venaissin County possesses a rich historical heritage: The door of Orange, the Episcopal Palace, the St Siffrein Cathedral, Hotel Dieu and its superb pharmacy of the eighteenth century, the mansions of the seventeenth and eighteenth. The Synagogue, built in 1367 and remodeled in the 18th century by architect Antoine D'German, is the oldest in France, still active. It reflects the presence of Jewish communities who, persecuted in the Kingdom of France, put themselves under papal protection and settled in Venaissin County from the 13th century.
Since ancient times, Carpentras has always been a city of commerce, Greeks and the Phoenicians already came there to buy honey, wheat and sheep. It still retains its tradition with its colorful market on Friday morning that fills the inside of the ville.De November to February it is one the most important market for walking Françe truffle specialties noir.Autres Carpentras: candied fruit, strawberry, melon, candy lozenges and grapes that gives the famous "Côte du Ventoux". Carpentras is the capital of Venaissin County. The tourist office is at your disposal a plan with several circuits of excursions to discover the surroundings.
fairground Market on Friday morning. Hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking. Pool. Tennis. Gliding. Riding. Climbing, Cinema. Cultural events. Carpentras has a sumptuous library "Inguimbertine" open to the public: 220 000 volumes including 100 with 000 old manuscripts, prints and value bindings, mountain biking, cycling ......
Hotels. Guest houses. Rental apartments & t vacation home rentals. 1 campsite.
Marché forain le vendredi matin. Randonnées pédestres, équestres et VTT. Piscine. Tennis. Vol à voile. Equitation. Escalade,Cinéma. Animations culturelles. Carpentras possède une somptueuse bibliothèque "Inguimbertine" ouverte au public: de 220 000 volumes dont 100 000 anciens avec manuscrits, estampes et reliures de valeur , vtt , cyclotourisme......
Hôtels. Chambres d'hôtes. Locations appartements &t maison de vacances ,Gîtes. 1 camping.