Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Nazareth

The peaceful 12th-century Romanesque cloister at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Nazareth is a five-minute walk west of La Villasse – and a great spot to find refuge from the summer heat.

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0.29 MILES

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5. Synagogue de Carpentras

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6. Arc Romain

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Hidden behind Cathédrale St-Siffrein, the Arc Romain was built under Augustus in the 1st century AD and is decorated with worn carvings of enslaved Gauls.

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8. Église St-Florent

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