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Photo is of Gorges d'Oppedette at 8 km from Rustrel

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Visit Rustrel: highlights and tourist information

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Rustrel is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 53 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Rustrel is 599 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges d'Oppedette at 8 km and Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rustrel, 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 Rustrel 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 Rustrel


Markets in and near Rustrel

  • Apt: market Saturday (9km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (16km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (18km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (20km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (23km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (24km)

More information about Rustrel, Provence

Tourist attractions near Rustrel, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (32km)
  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (27km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (32km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (17km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (18km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (25km)
  • Jarditrain (31km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (41km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (41km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (0km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (18km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (29km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (31km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (31km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (40km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (44km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (44km)
  • Lac de Quinson (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rustrel

Canton: Apt

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84400

Distance to Rustrel

from Avignon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 599 km

from Calais: 827 km

from Nice: 145 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 547 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caseneuve and Gignac.

This page in French: Visiter Rustrel

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