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Tavel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tavel in Gard

Photo is of Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres at 5 km from Tavel

Visit Tavel: highlights and tourist information

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Tavel is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres at 5 km and Saint-Victor-la-Coste at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tavel, 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 Tavel in Occitanie.

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



at 5 km (direction )

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres is a small historic village with several imposing historic monuments...

See Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres guide


at 7 km (direction north-west)

Saint-Victor-la-Coste in Languedoc-Roussillon has several historic monuments including an ancient castle...

See Saint-Victor-la-Coste guide


at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across the river,...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide
Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 11 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Pont Saint-Benezet is the remaining part of the bridge...

See Avignon Bridge guide
Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 11 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Papal Palace in Avignon is the most imposing gothic palace...

See Papal Palace, Avignon guide


Heritage Site at 11 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Pope's Palace, the Pont d'Avignon and an attractive town centre...

See Avignon guide


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

Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a pretty village in Vaucluse, overlooked by...

See Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide
Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

The Pont-du-Gard is a 2000 year old Roman aquaduct, an...

See Pont du Gard guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide


Heritage Site at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

Orange is best known for its Roman monuments such...

See Orange guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

Bagnols-sur-Céze is one of the largest towns in the...

See Bagnols-sur-Ceze guide


at 22 km (direction west)

The medieval centre of Uzes is interesting to explore, then perhaps...

See Uzes guide


at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Naturoptère guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

Beaucaire is well situtaed for exploring the popular towns of...

See Beaucaire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tavel


Markets in and near Tavel

  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (9km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (12km)
  • Aramon: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (13km)
  • Remoulins: market Friday (13km)
  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (14km)
  • Orange: market every day except Sunday (17km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (17km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (17km)

More information about Tavel, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Tavel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (9km)
  • Glanum (27km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (11km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (23km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (34km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Brantes (14km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (19km)
  • Jarditrain (33km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (33km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (34km)
  • Jardin des herbes (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascades du Sautadet (24km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (34km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (42km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (49km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (51km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (54km)
  • Bois de Païolive (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (38km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (59km)

Geography and distances

Tavel is in the south of France at 33 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Tavel is 568 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tavel

Canton: Roquemaure

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30126

Distance to Tavel

from Nimes (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 568 km

from Calais: 800 km

from Nice: 209 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 560 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Tavel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Les Angles, Lirac, Rochefort-du-Gard, Saint-Genies-de-Comolas, Saint-Laurent-Des-Arbres and Saint-Victor-la-Coste.

This page in French: Visiter Tavel

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