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

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.

Villeneuve-les-Avignon is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 38 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-les-Avignon is 575 kilometres from Paris).

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 places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Villeneuve-les-Avignon

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

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 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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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