Aurel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Aurel: highlights and tourist information

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Aurel is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 53 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Aurel is 576 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sault at 4 km and Montbrun-les-Bains at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aurel, 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 Aurel 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 Aurel

Markets in and near Aurel

  • Sault: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (20km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (28km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (28km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (31km)

More information about Aurel, Provence

Tourist attractions near Aurel, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (13km)

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 Sénanque (Gordes) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (31km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (36km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (34km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (34km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (35km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (46km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (55km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Nesque (12km)
  • Colorado Provencal (23km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (30km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (45km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (45km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (58km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (62km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aurel

Canton: Sault

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84390

Distance to Aurel

from Avignon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 576 km

from Calais: 804 km

from Nice: 155 km

from Bordeaux: 483 km

from Strasbourg: 526 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ferrassieres, Montbrun-les-Bains, Reilhanette, Saint-Trinit, Sault and Savoillan.

This page in French: Visiter Aurel