Vaugines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaugines in Vaucluse

Photo is of Cucuron at 2 km from Vaugines

Visit Vaugines: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cucuron at 2 km and Lourmarin at 4 km.

Vaugines, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction east)

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover a picturesque old town...

See Cucuron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

Lourmarin is one of the most important scenic villages in the Luberon region...

See Lourmarin guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Lourmarin is a castle on the edge of the village of...

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide


at 5 km (direction south-west)

Cadenet is a small town in the south of the Luberon Regional Natural Park...

See Cadenet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction south-east)

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make it one...

See Ansouis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 6 km (direction south-east)

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean and various works...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bonnieux guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Apt guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of the Luberon Regional Natural...

See Pertuis guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

The small village of Lacoste, one of the most beautiful in the Luberon, stands...

See Lacoste guide
Chateau de Lacoste

Chateau de Lacoste

Castle at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

The chateau de Lacoste is an 11th century castle in Provence, known for its...

See Chateau de Lacoste guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Roussillon guide
The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

One of our favourite Luberon villages, the streets of old Menerbes are overflowing with...

See Menerbes guide

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Map of places to visit near Vaugines


Markets in and near Vaugines

  • Lourmarin: market Friday (4km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (6km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (10km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (11km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (12km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (17km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (18km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (20km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (23km)

More information about Vaugines, Provence

Tourist attractions near Vaugines, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (32km)
  • Mont Ventoux (45km)

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 Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (23km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (30km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (2km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (10km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (12km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (34km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (34km)
  • Jarditrain (35km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (36km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (17km)
  • Colorado Provencal (17km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (28km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (28km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (30km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (41km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (45km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (24km)

Geography and distances

Vaugines is in the south-east of France at 52 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Vaugines is 612 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaugines

Canton: Cadenet

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84160

Distance to Vaugines

from Avignon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 612 km

from Calais: 841 km

from Nice: 149 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 564 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 Vaugines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ansouis, Buoux, Cadenet, Cucuron, Lourmarin, Puyvert and Sivergues.

This page in French: Visiter Vaugines