Gargas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gargas: highlights and tourist information

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Gargas is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 44 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Gargas is 597 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Apt at 4 km and Roussillon at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Gargas

Markets in and near Gargas

  • Apt: market Saturday (4km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (6km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (15km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (19km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (21km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (24km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Gargas, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gargas, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gargas.

Grand sites of France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Glanum (44km)
  • Fort Saint-Andre (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (21km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (44km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (45km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Louve (10km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (16km)
  • Jarditrain (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (26km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (33km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (36km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (11km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (16km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (20km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (20km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (37km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (37km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Istres (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gargas

Canton: Apt

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84400

Distance to Gargas

from Avignon (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 597 km

from Calais: 827 km

from Nice: 155 km

from Bordeaux: 483 km

from Strasbourg: 552 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apt, Lioux, Roussillon, Saignon, Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt and Villars.

This page in French: Visiter Gargas