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Mazan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mazan in Vaucluse

Photo is of Venasque at 7 km from Mazan

Visit Mazan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Venasque at 7 km and Carpentras at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mazan, 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 Mazan in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

Venasque

Venasque

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Venasque guide
Carpentras

Carpentras

at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Carpentras guide
Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 8 km (direction south)

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

See Le Beaucet guide
Pernes-les-Fontaines

Pernes-les-Fontaines

at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide
 
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Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Barroux guide
Abbey of Senanque

Abbey of Senanque

Abbey at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

Senanque Abbey is a roman style abbey in Provence...

See Abbey of Senanque guide
Fontaine-de-Vaucluse

Fontaine-de-Vaucluse

at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Fontaine-de-Vaucluse guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue guide
Village des Bories

Village des Bories

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

The Village des Bories, near Gordes in Provence, is...

See Village des Bories guide
Gordes

Gordes

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

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

See Gordes guide
Seguret

Seguret

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Seguret guide
The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon guide
Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine

at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mazan

 
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Markets in and near Mazan

  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (8km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (9km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (18km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (20km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (21km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (21km)

More information about Mazan, Provence

Tourist attractions near Mazan, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (18km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (29km)
  • Glanum (38km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (21km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (48km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (54km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (6km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (21km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (29km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (36km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (37km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (40km)
  • Jardin des herbes (48km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (50km)

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

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mazan is in the south-east of France at 28 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Mazan is 575 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mazan

Canton: Carpentras-Sud

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84380

Distance to Mazan

from Avignon (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 575 km

from Calais: 805 km

from Nice: 176 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 542 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 Mazan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blauvac, Malemort-du-Comtat, Modene, Mormoiron, Saint-Didier and Saint-Pierre-de-Vassols.

This page in French: Visiter Mazan

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