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Methamis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Methamis in Vaucluse

Photo is of Venasque at 6 km from Methamis

Visit Methamis: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Venasque at 6 km and Le Beaucet at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Venasque guide
Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Beaucet guide
Abbey of Senanque

Abbey of Senanque

Abbey at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Abbey of Senanque guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gordes guide
Village des Bories

Village des Bories

at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Village des Bories guide


at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Fontaine-de-Vaucluse guide


at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide
The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Roussillon guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Carpentras guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

It is true that Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt is larger and less visited by tourists...

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 17 km (direction north-west)

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very...

See Le Barroux guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender...

See Sault guide

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

Map of places to visit near Methamis


Markets in and near Methamis

  • Gordes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (13km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (13km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (14km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (20km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (20km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (20km)

More information about Methamis, Provence

Tourist attractions near Methamis, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (19km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (34km)
  • Glanum (40km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (11km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (34km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (56km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (9km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (28km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (32km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (35km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (45km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (45km)
  • Jardin des herbes (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Nesque (10km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (22km)
  • Colorado Provencal (23km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (29km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (53km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (43km)
  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (56km)

Geography and distances

Methamis is in the south-east of France at 33 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Methamis is 582 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Methamis

Canton: Mormoiron

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84570

Distance to Methamis

from Avignon (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 582 km

from Calais: 811 km

from Nice: 168 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 544 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 Methamis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blauvac, Malemort-du-Comtat, Mormoiron, Venasque and Villes-sur-Auzon.

This page in French: Visiter Methamis

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