Ansouis tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make it one of our favourite Luberon villages

Ansouis is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Ansouis. For detailed visitor information see the Ansouis travel guide.

Attractions in Ansouis

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean and various works of art by Georges Mazoyer: Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Tourist classifications for Ansouis include "most beautiful village".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ansouis in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cucuron at 5 km and Pertuis at 6 km.

Ansouis, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum less than one km (direction west-south-west)

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean and...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


at 5 km (direction north-west)

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover a picturesque...

See Cucuron guide


at 6 km (direction south-east)

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of the Luberon...

See Pertuis guide


at 7 km (direction west)

Cadenet is a small town in the south of the Luberon Regional...

See Cadenet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

Lourmarin is one of the most important scenic villages in the Luberon...

See Lourmarin guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Lourmarin is a castle on the edge of the...

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

Less visited than some of the Luberon villages, the upper town in...

See Bonnieux guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

Less touristy than many Provence towns, the highlight in Apt is the...

See Apt guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

The small village of Lacoste, one of the most beautiful in the...

See Lacoste guide
Chateau de Lacoste

Chateau de Lacoste

Castle at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

The chateau de Lacoste is an 11th century castle in Provence, known...

See Chateau de Lacoste guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-west)

As well as the orange houses of the village you can explore...

See Roussillon guide
The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 23 km (direction north-west)

The Ochre mines of Roussillon are eroded into beautiful colours and shapes...

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

One of our favourite Luberon villages, the streets of old Menerbes are...

See Menerbes guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several hiking...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide

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Map of places to visit near Ansouis


Markets in and near Ansouis

  • Pertuis: market Friday (6km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (7km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (7km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (9km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (17km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (17km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (18km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (23km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (23km)

More information about Ansouis, Provence

Tourist attractions near Ansouis, France

What to do at Ansouis? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ansouis.

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (29km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (36km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (5km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (6km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (16km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (21km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (33km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (33km)
  • Jarditrain (41km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (42km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (43km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (21km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (21km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (23km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (23km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (36km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (37km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (24km)

Geography and distances

Ansouis is in the south-east of France at 57 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Ansouis is 617 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ansouis

Canton: Pertuis

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84240

Distance to Ansouis

from Avignon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 617 km

from Calais: 847 km

from Nice: 145 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 567 km

Getting here

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 Ansouis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cabrieres-d'Aigues, Cucuron, La Motte-d'Aigues, Pertuis, Saint-Esteve-Janson, Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque, Sannes, Vaugines and Villelaure.

This page in French: Visiter Ansouis