Vedene tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Papal Palace, Avignon at 8 km from Vedene

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Papal Palace, Avignon at 8 km and Avignon Bridge at 9 km.

Vedene, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Papal Palace, Avignon guide
Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Avignon Bridge guide


Heritage Site at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Avignon guide


at 9 km (direction west), in the Gard department

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

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide


at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide


at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is a pretty town well known for its rivers and their...

See L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue guide


at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Carpentras guide
Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Le Beaucet guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlight of your visit to Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is the wooded valley and...

See Fontaine-de-Vaucluse guide
Luberon Natural Park

Luberon Natural Park

Natural Parc at 19 km (direction south-east)

The Luberon Regional Natural Parc includes several of the most beautiful villages...

See Luberon Natural Park guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gard department

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

See Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Venasque guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Markets in and near Vedene

Market days in Vedene: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Vedene: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (4km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (4km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (8km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (8km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (9km)
  • Chateaurenard: market Sunday (11km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (12km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (13km)
  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (14km)

More information about Vedene, Provence

Tourist attractions near Vedene, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (9km)
  • Glanum (21km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (9km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (39km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Brantes (5km)
  • Jarditrain (17km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (17km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (24km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (36km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (46km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (48km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (26km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (34km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (35km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (39km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (50km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (54km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (54km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (45km)
  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (46km)

Geography and distances

Vedene is in the south-east of France at 8 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Vedene is 577 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vedene

Canton: Bédarrides

Arrondissement: Avignon

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84270

Distance to Vedene

from Avignon (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 577 km

from Calais: 809 km

from Nice: 192 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 557 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 Vedene from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Althen-Des-Paluds, Chateauneuf-de-Gadagne, Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue, Jonquerettes, Le Pontet, Saint-Saturnin-les-Avignon and Sorgues.

This page in French: Visiter Vedene