Map of places to visit near Villeneuve-les-Avignon

You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Villeneuve-les-Avignon below the map...


List of places in distance order

Distances are direct ("as the crow flies") so driving will be further!

Villeneuve-les-Avignon: 0 km

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across the river, in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon you will also find several places and sights that are interesting

Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide

Avignon Bridge: 2 km

Avignon Bridge guide

Papal Palace, Avignon: 2 km

The Papal Palace in Avignon is the most imposing gothic palace in Europe

Papal Palace, Avignon guide

Avignon: 2 km

The Pope's Palace, the Pont d'Avignon and an attractive town centre make Avignon very interesting to explore

Avignon guide

Chateauneuf-du-Pape: 10 km

Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a pretty village in Vaucluse, overlooked by a ruined castle and well known for the wines produced nearby

Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres: 12 km

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres is a small historic village with several imposing historic monuments in the Gard department

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres guide

Saint-Victor-la-Coste: 16 km

Saint-Victor-la-Coste in Languedoc-Roussillon has several historic monuments including an ancient castle on the hill behind the village

Saint-Victor-la-Coste guide

Ancient Theatre of Orange: 19 km

The Antique Theatre in Orange is one of the best preserved Roman theatres in western Europe

Ancient Theatre of Orange guide

Orange: 19 km

Orange is best known for its Roman monuments such as the very good condition Theatre

Orange guide


Saint-Remy-de-Provence: 20 km

The historic monuments here are a testament to St-Remy-de-Provence's claim to be one of the oldest towns in France, and the time that Van Gogh spent here is also celebrated

Saint-Remy-de-Provence guide

Tarascon: 21 km

Tarascon is a pleasant town with a substantial castle on the Rhone river, well placed for exploring the region around Arles and Avignon

Tarascon guide

Pont du Gard: 21 km

The Pont-du-Gard is a 2000 year old Roman aquaduct, an extraordinary feat of engineering and one of the most impressive Roman monuments in Europe

Pont du Gard guide

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue: 21 km

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is a pretty town well known for its rivers and their numerous water wheels

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue guide

Pernes-les-Fontaines: 21 km

Pernes-les-Fontaines takes its name from the large number of historic fountains in the town - 40 at last count!

Pernes-les-Fontaines guide

Beaucaire: 22 km

Beaucaire is well situtaed for exploring the popular towns of Arles, Nimes and Avignon

Beaucaire guide

Carpentras: 22 km

Carpentras is a sizeable town, and although not always considered a 'tourist town' we found it had a good number of sites of interest

Carpentras guide

Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence: 24 km

The Carrieres de Lumieres is a sound and light spectacle based around famous artists works, in the village of Les Baux-de-Provence

Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence guide

Naturoptère: 25 km

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of the interaction between nature and insects

Naturoptère guide

Château des Baux-de-Provence: 25 km

The Château des Baux-de-Provence is a remarkable ruined castle above the village of Les Baux-de-Provence, with amazing views across the Alpilles

Château des Baux-de-Provence guide

Baux-de-Provence: 25 km

The village of Baux-de-Provence is small but exceptionally picturesque, and has beautiful views across the Provencal countryside. Unmissable!

Baux-de-Provence guide

Bagnols-sur-Ceze: 26 km

Bagnols-sur-Céze is one of the largest towns in the northern Gard region of Languedoc-Roussillon

Bagnols-sur-Ceze guide

Le Beaucet: 26 km

The castle, the fortifications, the cliffs and the troglodyte dwellings come together to make Le Beaucet part of the landscape

Le Beaucet guide

Fontaine-de-Vaucluse: 27 km

The highlight of your visit to Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is the wooded valley and river emerging from the rocks next to the village

Fontaine-de-Vaucluse guide

Fontvieille: 28 km

This town near Arles has a small historic centre to explore when you are passing

Fontvieille guide

Venasque: 28 km

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque river valley are just two of the reasons to visit the village of Venasque

Venasque guide

Uzes: 31 km

The medieval centre of Uzes is interesting to explore, then perhaps visit the extensive caves at nearby La Cocaliere

Uzes guide

Le Barroux: 31 km

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching views across the vineyards and olive groves of the region

Le Barroux guide

Village des Bories: 31 km

The Village des Bories, near Gordes in Provence, is a fascinating group of ancient stone dwellings and shelters

Village des Bories guide

Abbey of Senanque: 32 km

Senanque Abbey is a roman style abbey in Provence surrounded by lavender fields and with many of the 12th century monastic buildings lovingly restored

Abbey of Senanque guide

Dentelles de Montmirail: 32 km

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail are a lovely place for hiking

Dentelles de Montmirail guide

Seguret: 32 km

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange, now classified among the most beautiful villages in France

Seguret guide

Oppede-le-Vieux: 33 km

Oppede might be less visited than the more famous of the Luberon villages, but a visit is still recommended - and the crowds rather less!

Oppede-le-Vieux guide

Gordes: 33 km

The exceptionall pretty-village of Gordes is also one of the most visited villages in France

Gordes guide

La Roque-sur-Ceze: 34 km

It is very lovely exploring the steep streets in the ancient village of La Roque-sur-Ceze

La Roque-sur-Ceze guide

Arles: 35 km

The roman amphitheatre and the traditional pastel-painted houses in the historic centre make Arles a very pleasant town to explore

Arles guide

Menerbes: 36 km

One of our favourite Luberon villages, the streets of old Menerbes are overflowing with charm

Menerbes guide

Vaison-la-Romaine: 38 km

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains and also a large medieval centre to explore

Vaison-la-Romaine guide

Nimes: 38 km

Nimes contains some of the most complete ancient Roman monuments to be seen anywhere in France

Nimes guide

Cornillon: 38 km

Cornillon, France is a hilltop village with an interesting historic centre in the north of Languedoc-Roussillon

Cornillon guide

Goudargues: 38 km

Goudargues is a small town on the banks of a canal in the Gard department in the Cèze valley

Goudargues guide

Lussan: 40 km

Lussan is a pretty village of character in Languedoc-Roussillon with two ancient castles

Lussan guide

Montclus: 44 km

Montclus is a tiny but beautiful village in a lovely setting on the Cèze river

Montclus guide