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Lacoste tourism and travel guide

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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

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

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.

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

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!

Bonnieux

Bonnieux

at 3 km (direction east)

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

See Bonnieux guide
Menerbes

Menerbes

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction west)

One of our favourite Luberon villages, the streets of old Menerbes...

See Menerbes guide
Roussillon

Roussillon

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

As well as the orange houses of the village...

See Roussillon guide
The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

The Ochre mines of Roussillon are eroded into beautiful...

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon guide
 
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Oppede-le-Vieux

Oppede-le-Vieux

at 8 km (direction west)

Oppede might be less visited than the more famous of the Luberon...

See Oppede-le-Vieux guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide
Lourmarin

Lourmarin

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lourmarin guide
Gordes

Gordes

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-west)

The exceptionally pretty-village of Gordes is also one of the...

See Gordes guide
Apt

Apt

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Apt guide
Village des Bories

Village des Bories

at 11 km (direction north-west)

The Village des Bories, near Gordes in Provence, is a...

See Village des Bories guide
Cadenet

Cadenet

at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cadenet guide
Abbey of Senanque

Abbey of Senanque

Abbey at 13 km (direction north-west)

Senanque Abbey is a roman style abbey in Provence surrounded by lavender...

See Abbey of Senanque guide
Cucuron

Cucuron

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cucuron guide
Fontaine-de-Vaucluse

Fontaine-de-Vaucluse

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

The highlight of your visit to Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is the...

See Fontaine-de-Vaucluse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lacoste

 
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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

What to do at Lacoste? 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 château de Sauvan (41km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (41km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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