Violes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Seguret at 8 km from Violes

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Seguret at 8 km and Dentelles de Montmirail at 9 km.

Violes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange, now classified among the most...

See Seguret guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 9 km (direction east)

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail are a lovely...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide


at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of the interaction between nature...

See Naturoptère guide


Heritage Site at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Orange guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 12 km (direction east)

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching views across the...

See Le Barroux guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains and also a...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Carpentras guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gard department

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

See Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres guide
Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Venasque guide


at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Gard department

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across the river, in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon you...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide

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Markets in and near Violes

  • Courthezon: market Friday (10km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (11km)
  • Orange: market every day except Sunday (11km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Piolenc: market Monday (15km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (17km)
  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (19km)

More information about Violes, Provence

Tourist attractions near Violes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (25km)
  • Glanum (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (26km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (26km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (34km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Brantes (18km)
  • Jarditrain (21km)
  • Jardin des herbes (30km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (37km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (44km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (47km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (9km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (33km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (34km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (43km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (49km)
  • Colorado Provencal (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (29km)

Geography and distances

Violes is in the south-east of France at 26 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Violes is 559 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Violes

Canton: Orange-Est

Arrondissement: Avignon

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84150

Distance to Violes

from Avignon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 559 km

from Calais: 790 km

from Nice: 192 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 537 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 Violes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gigondas, Jonquieres, Sablet, Seguret, Travaillan and Vacqueyras.

This page in French: Visiter Violes