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Chateauneuf-du-Pape tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chateauneuf-du-Pape: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a pretty village in Vaucluse, overlooked by a ruined castle and well known for the wines produced nearby

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Chateauneuf-du-Pape. For detailed visitor information see the Chateauneuf-du-Pape travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ancient Theatre of Orange at 10 km and Orange at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chateauneuf-du-Pape, 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 Chateauneuf-du-Pape in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 10 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gard department

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across the river, in...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

The Antique Theatre in Orange is one of the best preserved...

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide


Heritage Site at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

Orange is best known for its Roman monuments such...

See Orange guide


at 11 km (direction west), in the Gard department

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres is a small historic village with several imposing...

See Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres guide
Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

The Pont Saint-Benezet is the remaining part of the...

See Avignon Bridge guide
Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

The Papal Palace in Avignon is the most imposing gothic palace...

See Papal Palace, Avignon guide


Heritage Site at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

The Pope's Palace, the Pont d'Avignon and an attractive town centre...

See Avignon guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn...

See Naturoptère guide


at 16 km (direction west), in the Gard department

Saint-Victor-la-Coste in Languedoc-Roussillon has several historic monuments including an...

See Saint-Victor-la-Coste guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Carpentras guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gard department

Bagnols-sur-Céze is one of the largest towns in the northern Gard region...

See Bagnols-sur-Ceze guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is a pretty town well known for its...

See L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chateauneuf-du-Pape


Markets in and near Chateauneuf-du-Pape

  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (5km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (6km)
  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (10km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (10km)
  • Orange: market every day except Sunday (10km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (12km)
  • Piolenc: market Monday (15km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (17km)

More information about Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Provence

Tourist attractions near Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (10km)
  • Glanum (29km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (11km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (41km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Brantes (5km)
  • Jarditrain (22km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (23km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (33km)
  • Jardin des herbes (39km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (45km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (23km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (29km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (39km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (40km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (36km)

Geography and distances

Chateauneuf-du-Pape is in the south-east of France at 11 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Chateauneuf-du-Pape is 567 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Canton: Orange-Ouest

Arrondissement: Avignon

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84230

Distance to Chateauneuf-du-Pape

from Avignon (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 567 km

from Calais: 799 km

from Nice: 199 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 552 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 Chateauneuf-du-Pape from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bedarrides, Courthezon, Pujaut, Roquemaure, Sauveterre and Sorgues.

This page in French: Visiter Chateauneuf-du-Pape

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