Piolenc tourism and travel guide

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Visit Piolenc: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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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!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vaucluse

Map of places to visit near Piolenc

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Piolenc 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 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