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Le Pontet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Papal Palace, Avignon at 4 km from Le Pontet

Visit Le Pontet: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

The Papal Palace in Avignon is the most imposing gothic...

See Papal Palace, Avignon guide
Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 5 km (direction west)

The Pont Saint-Benezet is the remaining part of the bridge on...

See Avignon Bridge guide


Heritage Site at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

The Pope's Palace, the Pont d'Avignon and an attractive town...

See Avignon guide


at 5 km (direction west), in the Gard department

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue guide


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

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres is a small historic village with several imposing historic monuments in...

See Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Carpentras guide


at 19 km (direction south), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The historic monuments here are a testament to St-Remy-de-Provence's claim to be...

See Saint-Remy-de-Provence guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide


Heritage Site at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Orange guide
Luberon Natural Park

Luberon Natural Park

Natural Parc at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Luberon Natural Park guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gard department

Saint-Victor-la-Coste in Languedoc-Roussillon has several historic monuments including an...

See Saint-Victor-la-Coste guide

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

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

What to do at Le Pontet? 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)
  • 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

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

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

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

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