Cucuron tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover a picturesque old town and lots of interesting houses

Cucuron 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 Cucuron. For detailed visitor information see the Cucuron travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cucuron in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer at 5 km and Cadenet at 6 km.

Cucuron, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ansouis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 5 km (direction south-east)

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

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cadenet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Lourmarin guide
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Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide


at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pertuis guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bonnieux guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Apt guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lacoste guide
Chateau de Lacoste

Chateau de Lacoste

Castle at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

The chateau de Lacoste is an 11th century castle in Provence, known...

See Chateau de Lacoste guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Roussillon guide
The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 19 km (direction north-west)

The Ochre mines of Roussillon are eroded into beautiful colours and shapes...

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

One of our favourite Luberon villages, the streets of old Menerbes are...

See Menerbes guide

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Markets in and near Cucuron

  • Lourmarin: market Friday (6km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (7km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (8km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (10km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (12km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (19km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (19km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (21km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (22km)

More information about Cucuron, Provence

Tourist attractions near Cucuron, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (31km)
  • Mont Ventoux (46km)

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) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (24km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (32km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (0km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (10km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (12km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (32km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (32km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (35km)
  • Jarditrain (37km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (39km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (17km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (19km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (26km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (26km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (31km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (39km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (25km)

Geography and distances

Cucuron is in the south-east of France at 53 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Cucuron is 613 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cucuron

Canton: Cadenet

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84160

Distance to Cucuron

from Avignon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 613 km

from Calais: 842 km

from Nice: 147 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 564 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 Cucuron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ansouis, Cabrieres-d'Aigues, Cadenet, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Lourmarin, Sannes and Vaugines.

This page in French: Visiter Cucuron


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