Gignac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gignac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges d'Oppedette at 5 km and Oppedette at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gignac, 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 Gignac 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 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

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 prieuré de Salagon (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (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)
  • 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

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

Gignac 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 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