Le Pontet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Pontet: highlights and tourist information

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Le Pontet is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 4 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Le Pontet is 577 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Papal Palace, Avignon at 4 km and Avignon Bridge at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Pontet, 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 Le Pontet in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Le Pontet

Markets in and near Le Pontet

Market days in Le Pontet: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (0km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (4km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (4km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (5km)
  • Chateaurenard: market Sunday (9km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (11km)
  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (14km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (16km)

More information about Le Pontet, Provence

Tourist attractions near Le Pontet, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Pontet.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (5km)
  • Glanum (19km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (5km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (36km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Brantes (5km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (14km)
  • Jarditrain (21km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (24km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (39km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (42km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (29km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (36km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (36km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (37km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (39km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (48km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (53km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (53km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (46km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (47km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Pontet

Canton: Avignon-Nord

Arrondissement: Avignon

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84130

Distance to Le Pontet

from Avignon (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 577 km

from Calais: 809 km

from Nice: 195 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 560 km

Getting here

Le Pontet is in the south-east of France. 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 Pontet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avignon, Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue, Jonquerettes, Sorgues, Vedene and Villeneuve-les-Avignon.

This page in French: Visiter Le Pontet