Monteux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Monteux: highlights and tourist information

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Monteux is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 17 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Monteux is 573 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Carpentras at 5 km and Pernes-les-Fontaines at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monteux, 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 Monteux 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 Monteux

Markets in and near Monteux

  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (6km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (11km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (11km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (12km)
  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (13km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (18km)
  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (18km)

More information about Monteux, Provence

Tourist attractions near Monteux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (18km)
  • Glanum (30km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (15km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (45km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (10km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (10km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (27km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (31km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (34km)
  • Jardin des herbes (44km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (46km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (17km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (27km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (35km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (35km)
  • Colorado Provencal (41km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (41km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (49km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (54km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monteux

Canton: Carpentras-Sud

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84170

Distance to Monteux

from Avignon (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 573 km

from Calais: 804 km

from Nice: 186 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 548 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Althen-Des-Paluds, Carpentras, Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue, Loriol-du-Comtat, Pernes-les-Fontaines and Sarrians.

This page in French: Visiter Monteux