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First in mind are the "Melons of Cavaillon", a great fruit with a ribbed, greenish skin, orange flesh and a deep, luscious flavour. Then, even if the first impression are not as strong as in other many other places in the Provence, you certainly should take time to discover its secrets.

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From Avignon to the north, or Marseille to the south, Cavaillon is only 900 m away from an exit of the A7 Autoroute du Soleil

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  • Synagogue of Cavaillon - The second oldest synagogue in France has a short but excellent tour. The history of the Jewish people in this area and the synagogue are well presented and the guided tour is very interesting.


  • Médiatheque de Cavaillon - A highly interesting and modern building where you can find information of all kinds by checking books, CD's, films etc. 60 Rue Verran Rousset ☎ +33 4 9076 2148
  • La Chapelle Saint-Jacques -



  • Prévôt - is the one-of-a-kind type of restaurant. Although its kitschy old-fashioned dining room (with melon motifs), try and enjoy the exquisite menus that follow the changing seasons. And, of course, in the Summer don't miss the melon feast served by a young, dedicated staff (Apr-Sep). In a few words, cuisine prepared with passion. 353 Avenue de Verdun. ☎ +33 4 9071 3243
  • L'Atelier des Saveurs Are you crazy about Macarons? And do you want to taste the best Melon Macaron? Enjoy Jean-Yves Dufraine's delicious products or learn how to make them by taking part of many different courses and workshops. 149 Rue de la République. ☎ +33 4 8635 0603




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