Buoux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Apt at 5 km from Buoux

Visit Buoux: highlights and tourist information

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Buoux 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 Buoux in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Apt at 5 km and Bonnieux at 6 km.

Buoux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Apt guide


at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Bonnieux guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lourmarin guide


at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cucuron guide


at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Lacoste guide
Chateau de Lacoste

Chateau de Lacoste

Castle at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Lacoste guide


at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Cadenet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 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 11 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 12 km (direction south-east)

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make...

See Ansouis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Menerbes guide

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Markets in and near Buoux

  • Apt: market Saturday (5km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (7km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (11km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (11km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (15km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (17km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (18km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (19km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (20km)

More information about Buoux, Provence

Tourist attractions near Buoux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (39km)
  • Mont Ventoux (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Glanum (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (17km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (25km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Louve (6km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (8km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (18km)
  • Jarditrain (29km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (29km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (33km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (35km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (14km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (16km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (24km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (32km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (32km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (45km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Istres (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (27km)

Geography and distances

Buoux is in the south-east of France at 47 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Buoux is 605 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Buoux

Canton: Bonnieux

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84480

Distance to Buoux

from Avignon (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 605 km

from Calais: 834 km

from Nice: 153 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 559 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 Buoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apt, Bonnieux, Saignon, Sivergues and Vaugines.

This page in French: Visiter Buoux