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Puymeras tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vaison-la-Romaine at 5 km from Puymeras

Visit Puymeras: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vaison-la-Romaine at 5 km and Nyons at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains and...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide


at 10 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The lively lower town and the narrow streets around the castle in...

See Nyons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Seguret guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-east), in the Drome department

The cobbled paths, vaulted passages and ancient arches entice you to further...

See Aubres guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching views...

See Le Barroux guide


at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Drome department

As well as the castle that dominates the hillside village of Grignan...

See Grignan guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

Carpentras is a sizeable town, and although not always considered a 'tourist...

See Carpentras guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Naturoptère guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village in...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


Heritage Site at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Orange guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault is...

See Sault guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south)

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque river valley are...

See Venasque guide

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

Map of places to visit near Puymeras


Markets in and near Puymeras

  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (17km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (20km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (23km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (25km)

More information about Puymeras, Provence

Tourist attractions near Puymeras, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (16km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (5km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (30km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (33km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (40km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (44km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (29km)
  • Jardin des herbes (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (35km)

Geography and distances

Puymeras is in the south-east of France at 43 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Puymeras is 552 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Puymeras

Canton: Vaison-la-Romaine

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84110

Distance to Puymeras

from Avignon (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 552 km

from Calais: 782 km

from Nice: 183 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 520 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 Puymeras from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benivay-Ollon, Crestet, Entrechaux, Faucon, Merindol-les-Oliviers, Mirabel-Aux-Baronnies, Mollans-sur-Ouveze, Piegon, Propiac, Saint-Romain-en-Viennois and Vaison-la-Romaine.

This page in French: Visiter Puymeras

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