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Cavaillon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Luberon Natural Park at 1 km from Cavaillon

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Visit Cavaillon: highlights and tourist information

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Cavaillon is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 22 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Cavaillon is 595 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Luberon Natural Park at 1 km and L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cavaillon, 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 Cavaillon in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vaucluse

Map of places to visit near Cavaillon

Markets in and near Cavaillon

Market days in Cavaillon: weekly market: Monday;

  • Cavaillon: market Monday (0km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (8km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (11km)
  • Eygalieres: market Friday (11km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Eyguieres: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Chateaurenard: market Sunday (16km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (16km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (18km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (18km)

More information about Cavaillon, Provence

Tourist attractions near Cavaillon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Glanum (17km)
  • Fort Saint-Andre (24km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (15km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (34km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (11km)
  • Jarditrain (20km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (21km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (23km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (33km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (40km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (16km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (33km)
  • Colorado Provencal (37km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (38km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Istres (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (27km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cavaillon

Canton: Cavaillon

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84300

Distance to Cavaillon

from Avignon (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 595 km

from Calais: 826 km

from Nice: 180 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 567 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cheval-Blanc, Lagnes, Luberon Natural Park, Orgon, Plan-d'Orgon, Robion and Taillades.

This page in French: Visiter Cavaillon

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