Gigondas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gigondas in Vaucluse

Photo is of Dentelles de Montmirail at 5 km from Gigondas

Visit Gigondas: highlights and tourist information

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Gigondas 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 Gigondas in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Dentelles de Montmirail at 5 km and Seguret at 5 km.

Gigondas, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Seguret

Seguret

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Seguret guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching views across the...

See Le Barroux guide
Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine

at 10 km (direction north-east)

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains and also a...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
 
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Carpentras

Carpentras

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

Carpentras is a sizeable town, and although not always considered a 'tourist town' we...

See Carpentras guide
Naturoptère

Naturoptère

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Naturoptère guide
Orange

Orange

Heritage Site at 16 km (direction west)

Orange is best known for its Roman monuments such as the very good condition...

See Orange guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 16 km (direction west)

The Antique Theatre in Orange is one of the best preserved Roman theatres in...

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide
Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Chateauneuf-du-Pape

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a pretty village in Vaucluse, overlooked by a ruined castle and well...

See Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide
Pernes-les-Fontaines

Pernes-les-Fontaines

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Venasque

Venasque

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east)

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque river valley are just two...

See Venasque guide
Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

The castle, the fortifications, the cliffs and the troglodyte dwellings come together to make...

See Le Beaucet guide
Nyons

Nyons

at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Drome department

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

See Nyons guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Drome department

The cobbled paths, vaulted passages and ancient arches entice you to further explore the...

See Aubres guide

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Markets in and near Gigondas

  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (13km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (13km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (15km)
  • Orange: market every day except Sunday (16km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (19km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (19km)
  • Piolenc: market Monday (19km)

More information about Gigondas, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gigondas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (27km)
  • Glanum (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (10km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (28km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (28km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (32km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (19km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (20km)
  • Jardin des herbes (32km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (39km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (45km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (45km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (5km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (29km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (38km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (41km)
  • Colorado Provencal (47km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gigondas is in the south-east of France at 28 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Gigondas is 560 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gigondas

Canton: Beaumes-de-Venise

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84190

Distance to Gigondas

from Avignon (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 560 km

from Calais: 790 km

from Nice: 188 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 535 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 Gigondas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumes-de-Venise, Dentelles de Montmirail, La Roque-Alric, Lafare, Sablet, Saint-Hippolyte-le-Graveyron, Seguret, Suzette, Vacqueyras and Violes.

This page in French: Visiter Gigondas