Castellet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Castellet: highlights and tourist information

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Castellet is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 54 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Castellet is 607 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Apt at 8 km and Cucuron at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Castellet, 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 Castellet 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 Castellet

Markets in and near Castellet

  • Apt: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (9km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (12km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (14km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (16km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (17km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (25km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Castellet, Provence

Tourist attractions near Castellet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (36km)
  • Mont Ventoux (41km)

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) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (24km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (32km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (8km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (16km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (26km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (31km)
  • Jarditrain (35km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (41km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (43km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (10km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (24km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (24km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (26km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (26km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (26km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (37km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (41km)
  • Lac de Quinson (48km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Istres (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (32km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Castellet

Canton: Apt

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84400

Distance to Castellet

from Avignon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 607 km

from Calais: 836 km

from Nice: 145 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 556 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auribeau, Caseneuve, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Saignon, Saint-Martin-de-Castillon and Sivergues.

This page in French: Visiter Castellet