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Villeneuve-les-Avignon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villeneuve-les-Avignon: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across the river, in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon you will also find several places and sights that are interesting

Villeneuve-les-Avignon is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Villeneuve-les-Avignon. For detailed visitor information see the Villeneuve-les-Avignon travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Villeneuve-les-Avignon include "secteur sauvegarde".

Popular places to visit nearby include Papal Palace, Avignon at 2 km and Avignon at 2 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villeneuve-les-Avignon, 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 Villeneuve-les-Avignon in Occitanie.

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

Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 1 km (direction south-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Avignon Bridge guide
Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 2 km (direction south-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Papal Palace, Avignon guide
Avignon

Avignon

Heritage Site at 2 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Avignon guide
Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Chateauneuf-du-Pape

at 11 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide
 
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Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres

at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres guide
Saint-Victor-la-Coste

Saint-Victor-la-Coste

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint-Victor-la-Coste in Languedoc-Roussillon has several historic monuments including an...

See Saint-Victor-la-Coste guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

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

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

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide
Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Saint-Remy-de-Provence

at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The historic monuments here are a testament to St-Remy-de-Provence's claim...

See Saint-Remy-de-Provence guide
Orange

Orange

Heritage Site at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

Orange is best known for its Roman monuments such...

See Orange guide
Tarascon

Tarascon

at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

Tarascon is a pleasant town with a substantial castle on...

See Tarascon guide
Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Chateau de Tarascon is an imposing 15th century...

See Chateau de Tarascon guide
Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 21 km (direction west)

The Pont-du-Gard is a 2000 year old Roman aquaduct,...

See Pont du Gard guide
Beaucaire

Beaucaire

at 21 km (direction south-west)

Beaucaire is well situtaed for exploring the popular towns of Arles, Nimes...

See Beaucaire guide
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

at 21 km (direction east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villeneuve-les-Avignon

 
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Markets in and near Villeneuve-les-Avignon

Market days in Villeneuve-les-Avignon: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (0km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (3km)
  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (5km)
  • Sorgues: market Sunday (7km)
  • Vedene: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Chateaurenard: market Sunday (10km)
  • Aramon: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Courthezon: market Friday (15km)
  • Le Thor: market Saturday (16km)

More information about Villeneuve-les-Avignon, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-les-Avignon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (0km)
  • Glanum (19km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (2km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (33km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Brantes (8km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (13km)
  • Jarditrain (25km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (26km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (38km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (44km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (63km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (32km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (33km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (40km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (44km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (46km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (50km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (50km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (44km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villeneuve-les-Avignon is in the south of France at 38 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-les-Avignon is 575 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-les-Avignon

Canton: Villeneuve-lès-Avignon

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30400

Distance to Villeneuve-les-Avignon

from Nimes (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 575 km

from Calais: 808 km

from Nice: 200 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 562 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villeneuve-les-Avignon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avignon, Le Pontet, Les Angles, Pujaut and Sorgues.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-les-Avignon

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