Lauris tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Lourmarin at 4 km from Lauris

Visit Lauris: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Lourmarin at 4 km and Lourmarin at 4 km.

Lauris, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lourmarin guide


at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Cadenet guide


at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Bonnieux guide
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Chateau de Lacoste

Chateau de Lacoste

Castle at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

The chateau de Lacoste is an 11th century castle in Provence, known...

See Chateau de Lacoste guide


at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lacoste guide


at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cucuron guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 12 km (direction east)

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean and...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east)

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make...

See Ansouis guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Menerbes guide


at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Oppede-le-Vieux guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Apt guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pertuis guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

As well as the orange houses of the village you can explore...

See Roussillon guide

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Map of places to visit near Lauris


Markets in and near Lauris

  • Lourmarin: market Friday (5km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (5km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (11km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (11km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (16km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (16km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (17km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (18km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (19km)

More information about Lauris, Provence

Tourist attractions near Lauris, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (35km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Glanum (39km)
  • Fort Saint-Andre (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (3km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (20km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (26km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Louve (9km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (11km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (16km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (20km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (29km)
  • Jarditrain (33km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (42km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (42km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (9km)
  • Colorado Provencal (24km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (33km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (35km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (16km)

Geography and distances

Lauris is in the south-east of France at 46 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Lauris is 612 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lauris

Canton: Cadenet

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84360

Distance to Lauris

from Avignon (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 612 km

from Calais: 842 km

from Nice: 157 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 570 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 Lauris from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cadenet, Charleval, La Roque-d'Antheron, Lourmarin, Puget and Puyvert.

This page in French: Visiter Lauris


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