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Visit Menerbes: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: One of our favourite Luberon villages, the streets of old Menerbes are overflowing with charm

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Menerbes. For detailed visitor information see the Menerbes travel guide.

Menerbes is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 34 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Menerbes is 600 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Menerbes include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Lacoste at 5 km and Bonnieux at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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

Map of places to visit near Menerbes

Markets in and near Menerbes

  • Maubec: market Sunday (6km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (10km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (12km)
  • Cavaillon: market Monday (13km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (15km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (16km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (17km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (20km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (20km)

More information about Menerbes, Provence

Tourist attractions near Menerbes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (39km)
  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (48km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Glanum (30km)
  • Fort Saint-Andre (36km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (9km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (15km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Louve (8km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (20km)
  • Jarditrain (21km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (28km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (33km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (35km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (46km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (8km)
  • Colorado Provencal (25km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (26km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (40km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (45km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Istres (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (23km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Menerbes

Canton: Bonnieux

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84560

Distance to Menerbes

from Avignon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 600 km

from Calais: 830 km

from Nice: 166 km

from Bordeaux: 473 km

from Strasbourg: 563 km

Getting here

Menerbes 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 Menerbes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumettes, Goult, Lacoste, Maubec, Oppede and Saint-Pantaleon.

This page in French: Visiter Menerbes

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