Saignon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saignon: highlights and tourist information

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Saignon is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 50 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Saignon is 603 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Apt at 3 km and Cucuron at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saignon, 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 Saignon 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 Saignon

Markets in and near Saignon

  • Apt: market Saturday (3km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (12km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (14km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (15km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (20km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (23km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (25km)

More information about Saignon, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saignon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (37km)
  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (40km)

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 Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (19km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (28km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (10km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (11km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (19km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (28km)
  • Jarditrain (30km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (33km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (40km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (8km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (22km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (22km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (22km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (30km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (30km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (42km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (45km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Istres (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saignon

Canton: Apt

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84400

Distance to Saignon

from Avignon (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 603 km

from Calais: 833 km

from Nice: 149 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 555 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Saignon): Apt, Auribeau, Buoux, Caseneuve, Castellet, Gargas and Sivergues.

This page in French: Visiter Saignon