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France This Way comment: From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching views across the vineyards and olive groves of the region

Le Barroux 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 Le Barroux. For detailed visitor information see the Le Barroux travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Barroux in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Carpentras at 10 km and Seguret at 10 km.

Le Barroux, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 6 km (direction north-west)

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail are...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

Carpentras is a sizeable town, and although not always considered a 'tourist...

See Carpentras guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-west)

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange, now classified among...

See Seguret guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains and...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
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at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

Pernes-les-Fontaines takes its name from the large number of historic fountains in...

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque river valley are...

See Venasque guide
Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 17 km (direction south)

The castle, the fortifications, the cliffs and the troglodyte dwellings come together...

See Le Beaucet guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Naturoptère guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a pretty village in Vaucluse, overlooked by a ruined castle...

See Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide


Heritage Site at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Orange guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide


at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Fontaine-de-Vaucluse guide
Abbey of Senanque

Abbey of Senanque

Abbey at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Abbey of Senanque guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is a pretty town well known for its rivers and their...

See L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue guide

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Markets in and near Le Barroux

  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (6km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (16km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (18km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (21km)
  • Orange: market every day except Sunday (23km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Le Barroux, Provence

Tourist attractions near Le Barroux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (15km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (31km)
  • Glanum (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (12km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (26km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (40km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (23km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (38km)
  • Jardin des herbes (40km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (41km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (43km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (6km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (21km)
  • Colorado Provencal (39km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (43km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (40km)

Geography and distances

Le Barroux is in the south-east of France at 31 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Le Barroux is 565 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Barroux

Canton: Malaucène

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84330

Distance to Le Barroux

from Avignon (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 565 km

from Calais: 796 km

from Nice: 180 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 535 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 Le Barroux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubignan, Beaumes-de-Venise, Beaumont-du-Ventoux, Caromb, Crillon-le-Brave, Dentelles de Montmirail, La Roque-Alric, Lafare, Malaucene, Modene, Saint-Hippolyte-le-Graveyron, Saint-Pierre-de-Vassols and Suzette.

This page in French: Visiter Le Barroux


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