Beaucaire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Beaucaire: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Beaucaire is well situtaed for exploring the popular towns of Arles, Nimes and Avignon

Beaucaire is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Important note

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

Tourist classifications for Beaucaire include "recommended detour", "secteur sauvegarde" and "town of art and history". It is unusual for a town to have 3 awards, which indicates how important Beaucaire is as a tourist destination!

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Beaucaire in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tarascon at 2 km and Fontvieille at 11 km.

Beaucaire, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 1 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Chateau de Tarascon is an imposing 15th century castle on the banks of...

See Chateau de Tarascon guide
Tarascon

Tarascon

at 2 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

Tarascon is a pleasant town with a substantial castle on the Rhone river, well...

See Tarascon guide
Fontvieille

Fontvieille

at 11 km (direction south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

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

See Fontvieille guide
Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

at 14 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Carrieres de Lumieres is a sound and light spectacle based around famous artists...

See Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence guide
 
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Baux-de-Provence

Baux-de-Provence

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The village of Baux-de-Provence is small but exceptionally picturesque, and has beautiful views across...

See Baux-de-Provence guide
Château des Baux-de-Provence

Château des Baux-de-Provence

Castle at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Château des Baux-de-Provence is a remarkable ruined castle above the village of Les...

See Château des Baux-de-Provence guide
Arles

Arles

at 15 km (direction south), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The roman amphitheatre and the traditional pastel-painted houses in the historic centre make Arles...

See Arles guide
Roman Arles

Roman Arles

Heritage Site at 15 km (direction south), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The town of Arles contains numerous Roman monuments including the famous amphitheatre...

See Roman Arles guide
Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Saint-Remy-de-Provence

at 16 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The historic monuments here are a testament to St-Remy-de-Provence's claim to be one of...

See Saint-Remy-de-Provence guide
Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 18 km (direction north-west)

The Pont-du-Gard is a 2000 year old Roman aquaduct, an extraordinary feat of engineering...

See Pont du Gard guide
Avignon

Avignon

Heritage Site at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Avignon guide
Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Papal Palace, Avignon guide
Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Pont Saint-Benezet is the remaining part of the bridge on the Rhone in...

See Avignon Bridge guide
Villeneuve-les-Avignon

Villeneuve-les-Avignon

at 22 km (direction north-east)

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across the river, in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon you...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide

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Markets in and near Beaucaire

Market days in Beaucaire: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;

  • Beaucaire: market Thursday & Sunday (0km)
  • Aramon: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Fontvieille: market Monday & Friday (11km)
  • Bellegarde: market Friday (12km)
  • Manduel: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Arles: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Remoulins: market Friday (16km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (17km)
  • Chateaurenard: market Sunday (19km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Beaucaire, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (12km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (15km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (29km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (12km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (22km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (29km)
  • Jarditrain (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Beaucaire is in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Beaucaire is 588 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaucaire

Canton: Beaucaire

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30300

Distance to Beaucaire

from Nimes (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 588 km

from Calais: 821 km

from Nice: 212 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 582 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Beaucaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boulbon, Comps, Tarascon and Vallabregues.

This page in French: Visiter Beaucaire