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Population: 11 122 inhabitants, Elevation :42 m (min. : 26 m) (max. : 80 m)

Located 20 km  north east of Avignon and 5 km southwest of Carpentras by D942

Monteux located 5 km from Carpentras is a small town which retains some vestiges of the fortifications of the fourteenth: 
the new gate or the door of Avignon. The New Gate and Church of Our Lady of Nazareth are Grade I listed City Monteux agricole.est vocation as the capital of the fireworks:

Since the mid-nineteenth century Ruggieri institutions develop the Artifice lights, their latest creations are presented to the public at the Monteux Festival every year at the feast of St. John (the last weekend of August) at a show musical pyrotechnics and scripted 45-minute, unique in France.Clementine tower dominates the village is the dungeon of the castle Monteux built in the twelfth century and former residence of Pope Clement V.

Information Centre and Tourism Monteux - Place of Human Rights - Monteux 84170 -Tel. : 04 90 66 97 52 - Fax: 04 90 66 32 97 Opening hours: from October 1 to March 31: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 12 pm and 14 pm to 17 am Saturday morning 9 am to 12:30 pm from April 1st September 30: Monday afternoon to Saturday morning from 9 am to 12 h30 h30 14 to 19 pm Website: www.monteux.fr

To visit: 
The doors of the ramparts of the XIV ° .The Clementine tower (keep) and gothique.Chapelle church of the Black Penitents. Fountains. 
Tennis, hiking and mountain-market on Wednesday and Saturday matin.Animations summer. lake for swimming
Restaurants, 2 hotels, 1 campsite, furnished tourism, guest houses, lodges.