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Visit Velleron: highlights and tourist information

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Velleron is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 16 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Velleron is 582 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue at 4 km and Pernes-les-Fontaines at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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

Map of places to visit near Velleron

Markets in and near Velleron

  • Le Thor: market Saturday (3km)
  • Pernes-les-Fontaines: market Saturday (5km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Cavaillon: market Monday (13km)
  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (13km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (13km)
  • Gordes: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (15km)
  • Chateaurenard: market Sunday (16km)

More information about Velleron, Provence

Tourist attractions near Velleron, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (18km)
  • Glanum (24km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (15km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (40km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (9km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (13km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (22km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (23km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (27km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (48km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (25km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (26km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (27km)
  • Colorado Provencal (37km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (48km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (57km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (62km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (39km)
  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (52km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Velleron

Canton: Pernes-les-Fontaines

Arrondissement: Carpentras

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84740

Distance to Velleron

from Avignon (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 582 km

from Calais: 813 km

from Nice: 182 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 556 km

Getting here

Velleron is in the south-east of France. 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 Velleron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Althen-Des-Paluds, Chateauneuf-de-Gadagne, Le Thor and Pernes-les-Fontaines.

This page in French: Visiter Velleron

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