Oppede tourism and travel guide

Photo of Oppede in Vaucluse

Visit Oppede: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Oppede might be less visited than the more famous of the Luberon villages, but a visit is still recommended - and the crowds rather less!

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Oppede. For detailed visitor information see the Oppede travel guide.

Oppede is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 30 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Oppede is 598 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Menerbes at 3 km and Village des Bories at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Oppede, 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 Oppede 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 Oppede

Markets in and near Oppede

  • Maubec: market Sunday (2km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Cavaillon: market Monday (10km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (11km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (13km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (17km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (18km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (18km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (19km)
  • Eyguieres: market Tuesday (20km)

More information about Oppede, Provence

Tourist attractions near Oppede, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (38km)
  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (51km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Glanum (28km)
  • Fort Saint-Andre (33km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (8km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (18km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (45km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Louve (11km)
  • Jarditrain (19km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (20km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (30km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (32km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (34km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (10km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (10km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (26km)
  • Colorado Provencal (27km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Istres (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (25km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Oppede

Canton: Bonnieux

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84580

Distance to Oppede

from Avignon (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 598 km

from Calais: 828 km

from Nice: 169 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 563 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumettes, Cabrieres-d'Avignon, Lagnes, Maubec, Menerbes, Robion, Saint-Pantaleon and Taillades.

This page in French: Visiter Oppede