Gignac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gorges d\'Oppedette at 5 km from Gignac

Visit Gignac: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges d\'Oppedette at 5 km and Oppedette at 5 km.

Gignac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Gorges d\'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 5 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several hiking trails...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 5 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

After a stroll around the historic village of Oppedette you can visit the Gorges...

See Oppedette guide


at 7 km (direction north-north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one of the sites of...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Apt guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover a picturesque old town...

See Cucuron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Roussillon guide
The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 19 km (direction west)

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

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon guide


at 19 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The citadel above the village is the principal monument in the small Provencal village...

See Mane guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bonnieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ansouis guide


at 21 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Forcalquier is a pleasant Luberon town with several interesting historic monuments...

See Forcalquier guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sault guide

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Map of places to visit near Gignac


Markets in and near Gignac

  • Apt: market Saturday (12km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (17km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (19km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (20km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (21km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (22km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (23km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (24km)

More information about Gignac, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gignac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (35km)
  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (43km)

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 Sénanque (Gordes) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (28km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (32km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (19km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (19km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (21km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (25km)
  • Jarditrain (35km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (38km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (3km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (21km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (28km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (28km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (32km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (37km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (41km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (47km)
  • Lac de Quinson (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (42km)

Geography and distances

Gignac is in the south-east of France at 57 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Gignac is 600 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gignac

Canton: Apt

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84400

Distance to Gignac

from Avignon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 600 km

from Calais: 829 km

from Nice: 142 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 546 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 Gignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caseneuve, Oppedette, Rustrel and Viens.

This page in French: Visiter Gignac