Valreas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valreas in Vaucluse

Photo is of Grignan at 7 km from Valreas

Visit Valreas: highlights and tourist information

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Valreas 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 Valreas in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grignan at 7 km and Nyons at 13 km.

Valreas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction west-north-west), in the Drome department

As well as the castle that dominates the hillside village of Grignan you will...

See Grignan guide


at 13 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The lively lower town and the narrow streets around the castle in the old...

See Nyons guide


at 15 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The cobbled paths, vaulted passages and ancient arches entice you to further explore the...

See Aubres guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The cobbled streets of ancient Le Poet-Laval are pedestrianized, which adds further to the...

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west), in the Drome department

Lovely views, a medieval garden, a 12th century roman style church are just some...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide


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

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

See Seguret guide


at 21 km (direction north-west), in the Drome department

The small castle and pretty gardens add further to the charm of the small...

See Puygiron guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail are a lovely...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Naturoptère guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and a nice view across the...

See Viviers guide


at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Drome department

The town of Montelimar is famous worldwide for its nougat - be sure to...

See Montelimar guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Barroux guide


at 29 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at the top of the village...

See Saint-Montan guide

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Map of places to visit near Valreas


Markets in and near Valreas

Market days in Valreas: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Valreas: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (15km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (17km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (18km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Bollene: market Monday (22km)

More information about Valreas, Provence

Tourist attractions near Valreas, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (33km)
  • Aven d'Orgnac (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (18km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (18km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (43km)
  • Jarditrain (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (24km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (36km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (41km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (42km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (47km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (23km)

Geography and distances

Valreas is in the south-east of France at 50 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Valreas is 536 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valreas

Canton: Valréas

Arrondissement: Avignon

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84600

Distance to Valreas

from Avignon (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 536 km

from Calais: 766 km

from Nice: 198 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 513 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 Valreas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grignan, Grillon, Le Pegue, Richerenches, Saint-Pantaleon-les-Vignes and Vinsobres.

This page in French: Visiter Valreas