Althen-Des-Paluds tourism and travel guide

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Visit Althen-Des-Paluds: highlights and tourist information

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Althen-Des-Paluds is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 12 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Althen-Des-Paluds is 575 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pernes-les-Fontaines at 8 km and Carpentras at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Althen-Des-Paluds, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Althen-Des-Paluds in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


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Map of places to visit near Althen-Des-Paluds

Markets in and near Althen-Des-Paluds

  • Vedene: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (7km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (8km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (9km)
  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (9km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (11km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (13km)
  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (15km)

More information about Althen-Des-Paluds, Provence

Tourist attractions near Althen-Des-Paluds, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Althen-Des-Paluds.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (13km)
  • Glanum (25km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (13km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (43km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Brantes (7km)
  • Jarditrain (12km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (22km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (27km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (34km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (46km)
  • Jardin des herbes (46km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (21km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (30km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (34km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (34km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (40km)
  • Colorado Provencal (43km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (49km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (54km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (44km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Althen-Des-Paluds

Canton: Carpentras-Sud

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84210

Distance to Althen-Des-Paluds

from Avignon (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 575 km

from Calais: 807 km

from Nice: 188 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 553 km

Getting here

Althen-Des-Paluds is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into Nice or Marseille airport. Driving is also possible - coming by car to the region takes about 10 hours from the cross-channel ferry ports. For driving distances to Althen-Des-Paluds from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bedarrides, Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue, Monteux, Saint-Saturnin-les-Avignon, Vedene and Velleron.

This page in French: Visiter Althen-Des-Paluds