Tavel tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Tavel in Gard

Visit Tavel: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Tavel on map of France

Tavel is situated in the Gard (Languedoc-Roussillon region) in the south of France at 33 km from Nimes, the department capital. (General information: Tavel is 568 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Avignon at 11 km and Pont du Gard at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tavel, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Tavel. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Gard

Map of places to visit near Tavel and location information

More information about Tavel & region

Gard (local department)

Languedoc-Roussillon (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Tavel

Local markets

  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (9km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (12km)
  • Aramon: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (13km)
  • Remoulins: market Friday (13km)
  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (14km)
  • Orange: market every day except Sunday (17km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (17km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (17km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Tavel, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Tavel and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Grand sites of France Pont du Gard (15km); Aven d'Orgnac (40km); Camargue (49km); Gorges de l'Ardeche (50km)

Heritage sites Avignon Centre (11km); Orange Roman Theatre (17km); Roman Arles (38km); Arles église St Honorat (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (38km); Saint-Gilles ancienne abbatialle (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) La Roque-sur-Ceze (25km); Baux-de-Provence (31km); Seguret (34km); Aigueze (35km); Venasque (36km); Gordes (42km); Menerbes (45km)

National Monuments Fort Saint-Andre (9km); Glanum (27km); Montmajour Abbey (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Beaucaire (23km); Pernes-les-Fontaines (29km); Nyons (52km)

Regional Natural Parcs Alpilles (33km)

Churches or other religious monuments Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (11km); Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (23km); Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (33km); Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (34km); Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (38km); Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (38km); Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (39km); Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (42km); Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (43km)

Remarkable gardens Jardin du château de Brantes (14km); Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (19km); Jarditrain (33km); Jardins de la Fontaine (33km); Jardin de l'Alchimiste (34km); Jardin des herbes (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Villeneuve-les-Avignon (9km); Avignon (12km); Nimes (33km); Arles (38km); Saint-Gilles (43km)

Sites of natural beauty Cascades du Sautadet (24km); Dentelles de Montmirail (34km); Grotte de Saint-Marcel (38km); Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (42km); Gorges de Régalon (49km); Gorges de Régalon (49km); Etang de Scamandre (51km); Grotte de la Cocaliere (54km); Bois de Païolive (58km)

Towns of Art and history Uzes (22km); Carpentras (28km); Vaison-la-Romaine (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park La Ferme aux crocodiles (38km); Zoo de La Barben (59km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tavel

Canton: Roquemaure

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 30126

Distance to Tavel

from Nimes (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 568 km

from Calais: 800 km

from Nice: 209 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 560 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Tavel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Tavel): Les Angles, Lirac, Rochefort-du-Gard, Saint-Genies-de-Comolas, Saint-Laurent-Des-Arbres and Saint-Victor-la-Coste.

This page in French: Visitez Tavel

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