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La Motte-d'Aigues tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Motte-d'Aigues in Vaucluse

Photo is of Ansouis at 6 km from La Motte-d'Aigues

Visit La Motte-d'Aigues: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ansouis at 6 km and Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Motte-d'Aigues, 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 La Motte-d'Aigues in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views...

See Ansouis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


at 6 km (direction west)

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover...

See Cucuron guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of...

See Pertuis guide


at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

Cadenet is a small town in the south of the Luberon Regional...

See Cadenet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west)

Lourmarin is one of the most important scenic villages...

See Lourmarin guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 13 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Lourmarin is a castle on the edge of the...

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide


at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Apt guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

Less visited than some of the Luberon villages, the upper...

See Bonnieux guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 18 km (direction north-north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


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

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

See Oppedette guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

The small village of Lacoste, one of the most beautiful in the...

See Lacoste guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

It is true that Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt is larger and less...

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Ensure that your trip to the bustling town of...

See Manosque guide

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Map of places to visit near La Motte-d'Aigues


Markets in and near La Motte-d'Aigues

  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (2km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (9km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (12km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (12km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (15km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (18km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (22km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (24km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near La Motte-d'Aigues, France

What to do at La Motte-d'Aigues? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Motte-d'Aigues.

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (28km)
  • Mont Ventoux (49km)

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 Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (30km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (38km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (6km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (9km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (18km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (26km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (27km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (36km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (38km)
  • Jarditrain (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (17km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (19km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (19km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (25km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (33km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (34km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (36km)
  • Lac de Quinson (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (30km)

Geography and distances

La Motte-d'Aigues is in the south-east of France at 60 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: La Motte-d'Aigues is 615 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Motte-d'Aigues

Canton: Pertuis

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84240

Distance to La Motte-d'Aigues

from Avignon (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 615 km

from Calais: 844 km

from Nice: 141 km

from Bordeaux: 499 km

from Strasbourg: 562 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 La Motte-d'Aigues from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ansouis, Cabrieres-d'Aigues, Grambois, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, La Tour-d'Aigues, Peypin-d'Aigues, Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque and Sannes.

This page in French: Visiter La Motte-d'Aigues

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