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Chateaurenard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateaurenard in Bouches-du-Rhone

Photo is of Avignon at 8 km from Chateaurenard

Visit Chateaurenard: highlights and tourist information

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Chateaurenard is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Avignon at 8 km and Papal Palace, Avignon at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



Heritage Site at 8 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Avignon guide
Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 8 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Papal Palace, Avignon guide
Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 9 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Avignon Bridge guide


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

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

The historic monuments here are a testament to St-Remy-de-Provence's claim to...

See Saint-Remy-de-Provence guide
Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

The Carrieres de Lumieres is a sound and light...

See Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence guide
Luberon Natural Park

Luberon Natural Park

Natural Parc at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Luberon Regional Natural Parc includes several of the...

See Luberon Natural Park guide
Château des Baux-de-Provence

Château des Baux-de-Provence

Castle at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

The Château des Baux-de-Provence is a remarkable ruined castle above the...

See Château des Baux-de-Provence guide


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

The village of Baux-de-Provence is small but exceptionally picturesque, and...

See Baux-de-Provence guide


at 17 km (direction east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

Tarascon is a pleasant town with a substantial castle...

See Tarascon guide
Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Tarascon is an imposing 15th century...

See Chateau de Tarascon guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gard department

Beaucaire is well situtaed for exploring the popular towns of...

See Beaucaire guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a pretty village in Vaucluse, overlooked by a ruined castle...

See Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Bouches-du-Rhone

Map of places to visit near Chateaurenard


Markets in and near Chateaurenard

Market days in Chateaurenard: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Chateaurenard: market Sunday (0km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (7km)
  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (9km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (10km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (12km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (13km)
  • Aramon: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Eygalieres: market Friday (16km)
  • Cavaillon: market Monday (16km)

More information about Chateaurenard, Provence

Tourist attractions near Chateaurenard, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (10km)
  • Glanum (10km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (8km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (28km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (7km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (14km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (16km)
  • Jarditrain (25km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (37km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (40km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (31km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (37km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (42km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (43km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Istres (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (40km)

Geography and distances

Chateaurenard is in the south-east of France at 77 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Chateaurenard is 585 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateaurenard

Canton: Châteaurenard

Arrondissement: Arles

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13160

Distance to Chateaurenard

from Marseille (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 585 km

from Calais: 817 km

from Nice: 195 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 568 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the airport at Marseille or drive from the UK with a journey time of around 10-11 hours. For driving distances to Chateaurenard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eyragues, Maillane, Noves, Rognonas and Verquieres.

This page in French: Visiter Chateaurenard

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