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Vacqueyras tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Dentelles de Montmirail at 8 km from Vacqueyras

Visit Vacqueyras: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Dentelles de Montmirail at 8 km and Seguret at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vacqueyras, 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 Vacqueyras in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Seguret

Seguret

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange, now...

See Seguret guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 9 km (direction east)

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching...

See Le Barroux guide
Carpentras

Carpentras

at 10 km (direction south-east)

Carpentras is a sizeable town, and although not always considered...

See Carpentras guide
 
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Naturoptère

Naturoptère

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Naturoptère guide
Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine

at 14 km (direction north-east)

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Orange

Orange

Heritage Site at 14 km (direction west)

Orange is best known for its Roman monuments such as the very...

See Orange guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide
Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Chateauneuf-du-Pape

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide
Pernes-les-Fontaines

Pernes-les-Fontaines

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

Pernes-les-Fontaines takes its name from the large number of historic fountains...

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide
Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 20 km (direction south-east)

The castle, the fortifications, the cliffs and the troglodyte...

See Le Beaucet guide
Venasque

Venasque

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-east)

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque river...

See Venasque guide
Villeneuve-les-Avignon

Villeneuve-les-Avignon

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Gard department

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

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide
Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres

at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gard department

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

See Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vacqueyras

 
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Markets in and near Vacqueyras

  • Courthezon: market Friday (10km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Orange: market every day except Sunday (14km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (14km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (16km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (17km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (18km)
  • Piolenc: market Monday (18km)

More information about Vacqueyras, Provence

Tourist attractions near Vacqueyras, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (24km)
  • Glanum (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (14km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (25km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (34km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Brantes (17km)
  • Jarditrain (18km)
  • Jardin des herbes (34km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (36km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (42km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (43km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (8km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (29km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (37km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (42km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (46km)
  • Colorado Provencal (46km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vacqueyras is in the south-east of France at 25 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Vacqueyras is 562 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vacqueyras

Canton: Beaumes-de-Venise

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84190

Distance to Vacqueyras

from Avignon (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 562 km

from Calais: 793 km

from Nice: 189 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 538 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 Vacqueyras from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubignan, Beaumes-de-Venise, Dentelles de Montmirail, Gigondas, Lafare and Violes.

This page in French: Visiter Vacqueyras

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