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Piolenc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Piolenc in Vaucluse

Photo is of Orange at 5 km from Piolenc

Visit Piolenc: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Orange at 5 km and Ancient Theatre of Orange at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Orange

Orange

Heritage Site at 5 km (direction south-east)

Orange is best known for its Roman monuments such as the very...

See Orange guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 6 km (direction south-east)

The Antique Theatre in Orange is one of the best...

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide
Naturoptère

Naturoptère

at 6 km (direction east)

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of the interaction...

See Naturoptère guide
Bagnols-sur-Ceze

Bagnols-sur-Ceze

at 11 km (direction west), in the Gard department

Bagnols-sur-Céze is one of the largest towns in the northern...

See Bagnols-sur-Ceze guide
 
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Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres

at 14 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gard department

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres is a small historic village with several imposing historic...

See Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres guide
Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Chateauneuf-du-Pape

at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a pretty village in Vaucluse, overlooked by a ruined...

See Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide
Saint-Victor-la-Coste

Saint-Victor-la-Coste

at 15 km (direction south-west), in the Gard department

Saint-Victor-la-Coste in Languedoc-Roussillon has several historic monuments including an ancient castle...

See Saint-Victor-la-Coste guide
La Roque-sur-Ceze

La Roque-sur-Ceze

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west), in the Gard department

It is very lovely exploring the steep streets in the ancient village...

See La Roque-sur-Ceze guide
Seguret

Seguret

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Seguret guide
Aigueze

Aigueze

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gard department

The pretty village of Aigueuze, listed among the 'most...

See Aigueze guide
Cornillon

Cornillon

at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gard department

Cornillon, France is a hilltop village with an interesting...

See Cornillon guide
Villeneuve-les-Avignon

Villeneuve-les-Avignon

at 23 km (direction south), in the Gard department

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 24 km (direction east)

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Goudargues

Goudargues

at 24 km (direction west), in the Gard department

Goudargues is a small town on the banks of a canal in...

See Goudargues guide

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Map of places to visit near Piolenc

 
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Markets in and near Piolenc

Market days in Piolenc: weekly market: Monday;

  • Piolenc: market Monday (0km)
  • Orange: market every day except Sunday (5km)
  • Bagnols-sur-Ceze: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Bollene: market Monday (12km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (13km)
  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (14km)
  • Pont-Saint-Esprit: market Saturday (14km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (19km)

More information about Piolenc, Provence

Tourist attractions near Piolenc, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (23km)
  • Glanum (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (24km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (33km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (34km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Brantes (20km)
  • Jardin des herbes (25km)
  • Jarditrain (33km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (36km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (49km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascades du Sautadet (19km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (24km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (30km)
  • Bois de Païolive (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (21km)
 
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Geography and distances

Piolenc is in the south-east of France at 25 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Piolenc is 552 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Piolenc

Canton: Orange-Ouest

Arrondissement: Avignon

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84420

Distance to Piolenc

from Avignon (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 552 km

from Calais: 784 km

from Nice: 207 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 541 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 Piolenc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Codolet, Mornas, Orange, Saint-Etienne-Des-Sorts and Uchaux.

This page in French: Visiter Piolenc

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