Villeneuve-les-Avignon tourism and travel guide

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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".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villeneuve-les-Avignon in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Papal Palace, Avignon at 2 km and Avignon at 2 km.

Villeneuve-les-Avignon, France: places to visit and attractions

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 Rhone in...

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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 gothic palace in Europe...

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

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

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

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

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at 13 km (direction north-west)

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres is a small historic village with several imposing historic monuments in the Gard...

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at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint-Victor-la-Coste in Languedoc-Roussillon has several historic monuments including an ancient castle on the hill...

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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 Roman theatres in...

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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 to be one of...

See Saint-Remy-de-Provence guide


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

Orange is best known for its Roman monuments such as the very good condition...

See Orange guide


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

Tarascon is a pleasant town with a substantial castle on the Rhone river, well...

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 castle on the banks of...

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Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 21 km (direction west)

The Pont-du-Gard is a 2000 year old Roman aquaduct, an extraordinary feat of engineering...

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at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

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

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

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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)

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