Monieux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Monieux: highlights and tourist information

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Monieux is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 45 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Monieux is 580 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sault at 5 km and Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Monieux

Markets in and near Monieux

  • Sault: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (16km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (19km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (21km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Monieux, Provence

Tourist attractions near Monieux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Monieux.

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (14km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (46km)
  • Glanum (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (21km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (39km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (45km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (21km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (27km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (33km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (43km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Nesque (3km)
  • Colorado Provencal (19km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (27km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (37km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (37km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (50km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (50km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monieux

Canton: Sault

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84390

Distance to Monieux

from Avignon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 580 km

from Calais: 809 km

from Nice: 158 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 535 km

Getting here

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

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Sault.

This page in French: Visiter Monieux