Le Beaucet tourism and travel guide

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Le Beaucet 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 Beaucet. For detailed visitor information see the Le Beaucet 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 Beaucet in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pernes-les-Fontaines at 5 km and Fontaine-de-Vaucluse at 7 km.

Le Beaucet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Venasque guide


at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide


at 7 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 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Abbey of Senanque guide
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at 9 km (direction 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
Village des Bories

Village des Bories

at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Village des Bories guide


at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Carpentras guide


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

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

See Gordes guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

The Ochre mines of Roussillon are eroded into beautiful colours and shapes...

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon 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
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching views...

See Le Barroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Menerbes guide
Luberon Natural Park

Luberon Natural Park

Natural Parc at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

The Luberon Regional Natural Parc includes several of the most beautiful villages...

See Luberon Natural Park guide

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Markets in and near Le Beaucet

  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (6km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (12km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (15km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (16km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (16km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Cavaillon: market Monday (17km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (20km)

More information about Le Beaucet, Provence

Tourist attractions near Le Beaucet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (25km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (26km)
  • Glanum (31km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (10km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (50km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (3km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (20km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (23km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (28km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (31km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (40km)
  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (53km)

Geography and distances

Le Beaucet is in the south-east of France at 24 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Le Beaucet is 582 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Beaucet

Canton: Pernes-les-Fontaines

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84210

Distance to Le Beaucet

from Avignon (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 582 km

from Calais: 812 km

from Nice: 175 km

from Bordeaux: 462 km

from Strasbourg: 550 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 Beaucet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Roque-sur-Pernes, Malemort-du-Comtat, Pernes-les-Fontaines, Saint-Didier and Venasque.

This page in French: Visiter Le Beaucet


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