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Modene tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Barroux at 4 km from Modene

Visit Modene: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Barroux at 4 km and Carpentras at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 4 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Barroux guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Carpentras guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Venasque guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide
Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Le Beaucet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Seguret guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Abbey of Senanque

Abbey of Senanque

Abbey at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Abbey of Senanque guide


at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Fontaine-de-Vaucluse guide


at 21 km (direction south-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


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gordes guide
Village des Bories

Village des Bories

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Village des Bories guide


at 23 km (direction east)

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault is...

See Sault guide

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

Map of places to visit near Modene


Markets in and near Modene

  • Bedoin: market Monday (5km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (13km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (19km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (22km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (23km)

More information about Modene, Provence

Tourist attractions near Modene, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (15km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (30km)
  • Glanum (42km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (58km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (16km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (22km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (45km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (11km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (23km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (34km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (40km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (41km)
  • Jardin des herbes (44km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (44km)

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 (44km)

Geography and distances

Modene is in the south-east of France at 30 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Modene is 569 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Modene

Canton: Mormoiron

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84330

Distance to Modene

from Avignon (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 569 km

from Calais: 800 km

from Nice: 177 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 537 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 Modene from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bedoin, Caromb, Crillon-le-Brave, La Roque-Alric, Lafare, Le Barroux, Mazan, Mormoiron, Saint-Hippolyte-le-Graveyron and Saint-Pierre-de-Vassols.

This page in French: Visiter Modene

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