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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Dentelles de Montmirail at 8 km and Seguret at 8 km.

Vacqueyras, France: places to visit and attractions

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 the Dentelles-de-Montmirail are a lovely...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide


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

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange, now classified among the most...

See Seguret guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Le Barroux guide


at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Carpentras guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of the interaction between nature...

See Naturoptère guide


at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide


Heritage Site at 14 km (direction west)

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

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 preserved Roman theatres in...

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 20 km (direction south-east)

The castle, the fortifications, the cliffs and the troglodyte dwellings come together to make...

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

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque river valley are just two...

See Venasque guide


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

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across the river, in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon you...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide


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

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

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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)

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