Oppede tourism and travel guide

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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!

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

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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Menerbes at 3 km and Village des Bories at 7 km.

Oppede, France: places to visit and attractions

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



less than one km (direction east-north-east)

Oppede might be less visited than the more famous of the Luberon villages, but...

See Oppede-le-Vieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

One of our favourite Luberon villages, the streets of old Menerbes are overflowing with...

See Menerbes guide
Village des Bories

Village des Bories

at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Village des Bories guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Gordes guide
Chateau de Lacoste

Chateau de Lacoste

Castle at 8 km (direction east)

The chateau de Lacoste is an 11th century castle in Provence, known for its...

See Chateau de Lacoste guide


at 9 km (direction east)

The small village of Lacoste, one of the most beautiful in the Luberon, stands...

See Lacoste guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fontaine-de-Vaucluse guide
Abbey of Senanque

Abbey of Senanque

Abbey at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Abbey of Senanque guide
Luberon Natural Park

Luberon Natural Park

Natural Parc at 11 km (direction west)

The Luberon Regional Natural Parc includes several of the most beautiful villages in France...

See Luberon Natural Park guide


at 11 km (direction east)

Less visited than some of the Luberon villages, the upper town in Bonnieux and...

See Bonnieux guide
The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

The Ochre mines of Roussillon are eroded into beautiful colours and shapes and fascinating...

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon guide


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

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

See Roussillon guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Le Beaucet

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

The castle, the fortifications, the cliffs and the troglodyte dwellings come together to make...

See Le Beaucet guide

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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

What to do at Oppede? 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

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

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

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

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