Velleron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of L\'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue at 4 km from Velleron

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

Popular places to visit nearby include L\'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue at 4 km and Pernes-les-Fontaines at 6 km.

Velleron, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south-east)

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

See L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue guide


at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide
Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Beaucet guide


at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fontaine-de-Vaucluse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Venasque guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Carpentras guide
Abbey of Senanque

Abbey of Senanque

Abbey at 13 km (direction east)

Senanque Abbey is a roman style abbey in Provence surrounded by lavender fields and...

See Abbey of Senanque guide
Village des Bories

Village des Bories

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

The Village des Bories, near Gordes in Provence, is a fascinating group of ancient...

See Village des Bories guide
Luberon Natural Park

Luberon Natural Park

Natural Parc at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Luberon Natural Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

The exceptionally pretty-village of Gordes is also one of the most visited villages in...

See Gordes guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

Oppede might be less visited than the more famous of the Luberon villages, but...

See Oppede-le-Vieux guide
Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 17 km (direction west)

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

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Heritage Site at 17 km (direction west)

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

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Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Avignon Bridge guide

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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

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

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

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