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Lapalud tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aigueze at 10 km from Lapalud

Visit Lapalud: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aigueze at 10 km and La Garde-Adhemar at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west), in the Gard department

The pretty village of Aigueuze, listed among the 'most beautiful villages...

See Aigueze guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-east), in the Drome department

Lovely views, a medieval garden, a 12th century roman style...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ardeche department

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at the top...

See Saint-Montan guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gard department

Bagnols-sur-Céze is one of the largest towns in the northern...

See Bagnols-sur-Ceze guide
Gorges de l'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

The Gorges de l'Ardeche are one of the most scenic highlights in...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of...

See Naturoptère guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gard department

Cornillon, France is a hilltop village with an interesting historic centre...

See Cornillon guide
La Roque-sur-Ceze

La Roque-sur-Ceze

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gard department

It is very lovely exploring the steep streets in the ancient...

See La Roque-sur-Ceze guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and...

See Viviers guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gard department

Goudargues is a small town on the banks of a canal...

See Goudargues guide


Heritage Site at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Orange guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 21 km (direction south-east)

The Antique Theatre in Orange is one of the best...

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Drome department

As well as the castle that dominates the hillside village of Grignan...

See Grignan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west), in the Gard department

Montclus is a tiny but beautiful village in a...

See Montclus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lapalud


Markets in and near Lapalud

  • Bollene: market Monday (6km)
  • Pont-Saint-Esprit: market Saturday (6km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Sunday (9km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (13km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (15km)
  • Piolenc: market Monday (16km)

More information about Lapalud, Provence

Tourist attractions near Lapalud, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (11km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (39km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (39km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (41km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (54km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (11km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (36km)
  • Jarditrain (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (17km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (18km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (33km)
  • Bois de Païolive (40km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (6km)

Geography and distances

Lapalud is in the south-east of France at 41 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Lapalud is 536 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lapalud

Canton: Bollène

Arrondissement: Avignon

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84840

Distance to Lapalud

from Avignon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 536 km

from Calais: 768 km

from Nice: 217 km

from Bordeaux: 421 km

from Strasbourg: 530 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 Lapalud from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bollene, Lamotte-du-Rhone, Pont-Saint-Esprit, Saint-Just and Saint-Marcel-d'Ardeche.

This page in French: Visiter Lapalud

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