Lacoste tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lacoste in Vaucluse

Visit Lacoste: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small village of Lacoste, one of the most beautiful in the Luberon, stands below the castle of the Marquis de Sade

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Lacoste. For detailed visitor information see the Lacoste travel guide.

Lacoste is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 39 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Lacoste is 602 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Menerbes at 5 km and Roussillon at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vaucluse

Map of places to visit near Lacoste

Markets in and near Lacoste

  • Roussillon: market Thursday (8km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (10km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (11km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (11km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (14km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (14km)
  • Cavaillon: market Monday (19km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (22km)

More information about Lacoste, Provence

Tourist attractions near Lacoste, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (38km)
  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Glanum (36km)
  • Fort Saint-Andre (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (13km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (18km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Louve (3km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (15km)
  • Jarditrain (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (24km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (27km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (38km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (40km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (41km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (10km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (10km)
  • Colorado Provencal (20km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (24km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (40km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (40km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Istres (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (24km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lacoste

Canton: Bonnieux

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84480

Distance to Lacoste

from Avignon (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 602 km

from Calais: 832 km

from Nice: 161 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 562 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumettes, Bonnieux, Goult, Menerbes and Saint-Pantaleon.

This page in French: Visiter Lacoste