Rasteau tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rasteau: highlights and tourist information

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Rasteau is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 34 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Rasteau is 552 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Seguret at 4 km and Vaison-la-Romaine at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rasteau, 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 Rasteau 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 Rasteau

Markets in and near Rasteau

  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (8km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (13km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Orange: market every day except Sunday (17km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (18km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Piolenc: market Monday (19km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (19km)

More information about Rasteau, Provence

Tourist attractions near Rasteau, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (7km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (26km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (29km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (34km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (26km)
  • Jarditrain (27km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (8km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (34km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (37km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (37km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (43km)
  • Colorado Provencal (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (27km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rasteau

Canton: Vaison-la-Romaine

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84110

Distance to Rasteau

from Avignon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 552 km

from Calais: 783 km

from Nice: 192 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 528 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buisson, Cairanne, Dentelles de Montmirail, Roaix, Sablet, Saint-Roman-de-Malegarde, Seguret and Tulette.

This page in French: Visiter Rasteau