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Getting There -- Trains arrive from Avignon and Cavaillon to the SNCF train station on avenue Julien Guigue on the southwest corner of the town. For rail schedules and information, call tel. 36-35, or visit www.voyages-sncf.com. For direct bookings, call tel. 04-90-82-56-29. Buses from Avignon, Apt, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Marseille, and Aix-en-Provence stop at Pont Gambetta near the post office (tel. 04-90-38-15-58). By car from Avignon, take D900 east following signs for Apt.

Visitor Information -- The Office de Tourisme is in place de la Liberté (tel. 04-90-38-04-78; www.oti-delasorgue.fr).

Special Events -- For more than 50 years, the Féerie Nautique has been one of the most magical spectacles in town. This lively river carnival takes place on the last Saturday and Sunday in July, when dozens of brightly lit floats meander along the Sorgue in a torchlight procession accompanied by music.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.