Ansouis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ansouis in Vaucluse

Visit Ansouis: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

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

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".

Popular places to visit nearby include Cucuron at 5 km and Pertuis at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ansouis, 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 Ansouis in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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


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

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

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 prieuré de Salagon (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (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

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

Ansouis 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 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