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Villelaure tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villelaure in Vaucluse

Photo is of Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer at 4 km from Villelaure

Visit Villelaure: highlights and tourist information

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Villelaure is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer at 4 km and Ansouis at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 4 km (direction north-east)

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

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide
Ansouis

Ansouis

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ansouis guide
Pertuis

Pertuis

at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Pertuis guide
Cadenet

Cadenet

at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

Cadenet is a small town in the south of the Luberon...

See Cadenet guide
 
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Cucuron

Cucuron

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cucuron guide
Lourmarin

Lourmarin

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-west)

Lourmarin is one of the most important scenic villages...

See Lourmarin guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 9 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Lourmarin is a castle on the...

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide
Bonnieux

Bonnieux

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bonnieux guide
Apt

Apt

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Apt guide
Lacoste

Lacoste

at 19 km (direction north-west)

The small village of Lacoste, one of the most beautiful...

See Lacoste guide
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence

at 20 km (direction south), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The vibrant town of Aix-en-Provence is a traditional Provence town, with many...

See Aix-en-Provence guide
Menerbes

Menerbes

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

One of our favourite Luberon villages, the streets of old...

See Menerbes guide
Roussillon

Roussillon

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-west)

As well as the orange houses of the village you...

See Roussillon guide
The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon guide

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Map of places to visit near Villelaure

 
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Markets in and near Villelaure

  • Pertuis: market Friday (5km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (6km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (9km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (10km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (15km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (17km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (19km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (20km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (21km)

More information about Villelaure, Provence

Tourist attractions near Villelaure, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (25km)

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) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (30km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (37km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (5km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (7km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (17km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (17km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (37km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (37km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (40km)
  • Jarditrain (42km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (46km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (20km)
  • Colorado Provencal (24km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (25km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (25km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (39km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (40km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (43km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (21km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villelaure is in the south-east of France at 57 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Villelaure is 620 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villelaure

Canton: Cadenet

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84530

Distance to Villelaure

from Avignon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 620 km

from Calais: 849 km

from Nice: 147 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 571 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 Villelaure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ansouis, Cadenet, Le Puy-Sainte-Reparade, Pertuis, Saint-Esteve-Janson and Sannes.

This page in French: Visiter Villelaure

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