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Faucon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Faucon in Vaucluse

Photo is of Vaison-la-Romaine at 6 km from Faucon

Visit Faucon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vaison-la-Romaine at 6 km and Nyons at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine

at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Nyons

Nyons

at 11 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The lively lower town and the narrow streets around the castle in...

See Nyons guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Seguret

Seguret

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange, now classified...

See Seguret guide
 
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Aubres

Aubres

at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The cobbled paths, vaulted passages and ancient arches entice you...

See Aubres guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have...

See Le Barroux guide
Carpentras

Carpentras

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Carpentras guide
Montbrun-les-Bains

Montbrun-les-Bains

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village in...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide
Naturoptère

Naturoptère

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of the interaction...

See Naturoptère guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Drome department

As well as the castle that dominates the hillside...

See Grignan guide
Sault

Sault

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault...

See Sault guide
Venasque

Venasque

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south)

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque river...

See Venasque guide
Pernes-les-Fontaines

Pernes-les-Fontaines

at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide
Orange

Orange

Heritage Site at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Orange guide

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

Map of places to visit near Faucon

 
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Markets in and near Faucon

  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (15km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (21km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (24km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Faucon, Provence

Tourist attractions near Faucon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (14km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (6km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (32km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (34km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (39km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (44km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (28km)
  • Jardin des herbes (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Faucon is in the south-east of France at 43 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Faucon is 554 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Faucon

Canton: Vaison-la-Romaine

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84110

Distance to Faucon

from Avignon (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 554 km

from Calais: 783 km

from Nice: 181 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 521 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 Faucon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvoisin, Benivay-Ollon, Crestet, Entrechaux, Merindol-les-Oliviers, Mirabel-Aux-Baronnies, Mollans-sur-Ouveze, Piegon, Pierrelongue, Propiac, Puymeras and Saint-Romain-en-Viennois.

This page in French: Visiter Faucon

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