Visan tourism and travel guide

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Visit Visan: highlights and tourist information

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Visan is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 42 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Visan is 543 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Grignan at 12 km and Vaison-la-Romaine at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Visan

Markets in and near Visan

  • Valreas: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (9km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (9km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Bollene: market Monday (16km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (21km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (21km)

More information about Visan, Provence

Tourist attractions near Visan, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Visan.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (18km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (20km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (41km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (42km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (49km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (18km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (34km)
  • Jarditrain (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (17km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (33km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (38km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (43km)
  • Colorado Provencal (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (20km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Visan

Canton: Valréas

Arrondissement: Avignon

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84820

Distance to Visan

from Avignon (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 543 km

from Calais: 773 km

from Nice: 197 km

from Bordeaux: 441 km

from Strasbourg: 521 km

Getting here

Visan is in the south-east of France. 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 Visan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buisson, Richerenches, Saint-Maurice-sur-Eygues, Saint-Roman-de-Malegarde and Tulette.

This page in French: Visiter Visan