Menerbes tourism and travel guide

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

Menerbes 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 Menerbes. For detailed visitor information see the Menerbes travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Menerbes include "most beautiful village".

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Lacoste at 5 km and Lacoste at 5 km.

Menerbes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Oppede-le-Vieux guide
Chateau de Lacoste

Chateau de Lacoste

Castle at 5 km (direction east)

The chateau de Lacoste is an 11th century castle in Provence, known for its...

See Chateau de Lacoste guide


at 5 km (direction east)

The small village of Lacoste, one of the most beautiful in the Luberon, stands...

See Lacoste guide


at 8 km (direction east)

Less visited than some of the Luberon villages, the upper town in Bonnieux and...

See Bonnieux guide
Village des Bories

Village des Bories

at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Village des Bories guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Gordes guide
The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon guide


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

As well as the orange houses of the village you can explore the ancient...

See Roussillon guide
Abbey of Senanque

Abbey of Senanque

Abbey at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Abbey of Senanque guide


at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fontaine-de-Vaucluse guide
Luberon Natural Park

Luberon Natural Park

Natural Parc at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Luberon Natural Park guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Lourmarin is a castle on the edge of the village of...

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Lourmarin is one of the most important scenic villages in the Luberon region...

See Lourmarin guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue guide

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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)

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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

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

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

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