Saint-Christol tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Simiane-la-Rotonde at 8 km from Saint-Christol

Visit Saint-Christol: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Christol in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Simiane-la-Rotonde at 8 km and Sault at 9 km.

Saint-Christol, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one of the...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sault guide


at 13 km (direction south-west)

It is true that Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt is larger and less visited by tourists...

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide


at 13 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

After a stroll around the historic village of Oppedette you can visit...

See Oppedette guide
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Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 13 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several hiking...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west), in the Drome department

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

Less touristy than many Provence towns, the highlight in Apt is the...

See Apt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the orange houses of the village you can explore...

See Roussillon guide
The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

The Ochre mines of Roussillon are eroded into beautiful colours and shapes...

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The citadel above the village is the principal monument in the small...

See Mane guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Forcalquier is a pleasant Luberon town with several interesting historic monuments...

See Forcalquier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

The exceptionally pretty-village of Gordes is also one of the most visited...

See Gordes guide
Abbey of Senanque

Abbey of Senanque

Abbey at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

Senanque Abbey is a roman style abbey in Provence surrounded by lavender...

See Abbey of Senanque guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

Less visited than some of the Luberon villages, the upper town in...

See Bonnieux guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Christol


Markets in and near Saint-Christol

  • Sault: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (19km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (22km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (24km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (27km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (29km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (31km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Saint-Christol, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saint-Christol, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (23km)

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) (27km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (33km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (24km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (24km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (27km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (29km)
  • Jarditrain (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (37km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (45km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (12km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (13km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (38km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (38km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (40km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (40km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (47km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (50km)
  • Lac de Quinson (58km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Christol is in the south-east of France at 55 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Christol is 588 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Christol

Canton: Sault

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84390

Distance to Saint-Christol

from Avignon (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 588 km

from Calais: 816 km

from Nice: 147 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 535 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 Saint-Christol from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lagarde-d'Apt, Revest-du-Bion and Simiane-la-Rotonde.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Christol


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