Brantes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montbrun-les-Bains at 9 km from Brantes

Visit Brantes: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montbrun-les-Bains at 9 km and Sault at 13 km.

Brantes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France', is...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 13 km (direction south-east)

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault is also a...

See Sault guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching views across the...

See Le Barroux guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains and also a...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 22 km (direction west)

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail are a lovely...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide


at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Drome department

The lively lower town and the narrow streets around the castle in the old...

See Nyons guide


at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Drome department

The cobbled paths, vaulted passages and ancient arches entice you to further explore the...

See Aubres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west)

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange, now classified among the most...

See Seguret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-west)

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque river valley are just two...

See Venasque guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

Carpentras is a sizeable town, and although not always considered a 'tourist town' we...

See Carpentras guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

It is true that Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt is larger and less visited by tourists than many...

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide
Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 29 km (direction south-west)

The castle, the fortifications, the cliffs and the troglodyte dwellings come together to make...

See Le Beaucet guide


at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one of the sites of...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 31 km (direction south-west)

Pernes-les-Fontaines takes its name from the large number of historic fountains in the town...

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide

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Markets in and near Brantes

  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (15km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (32km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (33km)

More information about Brantes, Provence

Tourist attractions near Brantes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (5km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (50km)
  • Glanum (60km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (33km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (37km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (50km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (27km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (45km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (45km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Brantes is in the south-east of France at 49 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Brantes is 566 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brantes

Canton: Malaucène

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84390

Distance to Brantes

from Avignon (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 566 km

from Calais: 795 km

from Nice: 164 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 522 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 Brantes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eygaliers, Plaisians, Saint-Leger-du-Ventoux and Savoillan.

This page in French: Visiter Brantes