Castellet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castellet in Vaucluse

Photo is of Apt at 8 km from Castellet

Visit Castellet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Apt at 8 km and Cucuron at 8 km.

Castellet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Apt guide


at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cucuron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south)

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

See Ansouis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 11 km (direction south)

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

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lourmarin guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide


at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cadenet guide
Gorges d\'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 13 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several hiking trails...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Bonnieux guide


at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide


at 14 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

After a stroll around the historic village of Oppedette you can visit the Gorges...

See Oppedette guide


at 16 km (direction south)

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of the Luberon Regional Natural...

See Pertuis guide


at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Lacoste guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

As well as the orange houses of the village you can explore the ancient...

See Roussillon guide

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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

What to do at Castellet? 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 château de Sauvan (26km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (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)
  • 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

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

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

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