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Aubignan

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Aubignan - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse
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Aubignan village is located in the heart of Provence, between Mont Ventoux and lace Montmirail. Near Carpentras, 20 km from Orange and 30 km from Avignon, its residents enjoy both the quiet of the countryside, a privileged lifestyle and proximity to the city and its amenities.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAubignan
Postcode84810
Latitude44.0993799 (N 44° 5’ 58”)
Longitude5.0247440 (E 5° 1’ 29”)
AltitudeFrom 41m to 153m
Surface area15.70 km²
Population5309 inhabitants
Density338 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (28 km, 31 min)
Insee code84004
IntercommunalityCA Ventoux Comtat Venaissin
DepartmentVaucluse
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Beaumes-de-Venise2.9 km (6 min)
Loriol-du-Comtat4.3 km (7 min)
Sarrians5.4 km (8 min)
Vacqueyras6.1 km (9 min)
Lafare6.4 km (11 min)
Carpentras6.4 km (11 min)
Caromb7.6 km (11 min)
Saint-Hippolyte-le-Graveyron7.7 km (10 min)
Monteux8.8 km (14 min)
Le Barroux9.2 km (12 min)
Modène9.3 km (14 min)
Suzette9.5 km (16 min)
La Roque-Alric9.6 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

The fortifications. Protection against mercenaries, built in the 14th century.

Canal de Carpentras. 66 km main line sprinkle 26,000 ha of farmland.

Nine Portal.

The fountain and laundry. Rebuilt in 1881.

The parish church of Romanesque style, devoted to 1090, rebuilt in the 18th century and listed as a Historic Monument.

The new mill pond, place for walking and fishing.

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments

Events and festivities

Throughout the year varied Tourist Office shows.

Mid-March : AubiZ'art, art fair in the multipurpose room.

The last Saturday of July Aubi'Nocturne, market arts and crafts at night, outdoors.

The last weekend of October: Comedy Festival (theater ) in the multipurpose room.

The Sunday before Christmas : Christmas Market in the multipurpose room.

Photos

Wash fountain and
Wash fountain and
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Porte de France and former granary
Porte de France and former granary
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Pond
Pond
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Canal de Carpentras
Canal de Carpentras
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View Ventoux from the vineyards Aubignanaises
View Ventoux from the vineyards Aubignanaises
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Weather

Tuesday 26 may
Min. 16°C - Max. 23°C
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Wednesday 27 may
Min. 16°C - Max. 24°C
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Thursday 28 may
Min. 13°C - Max. 25°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Aubignan is located 5 km from Carpentras, 3 km from Beaumes -de-Venise, 25 km from Orange and 28 km from Avignon.

A first circuit you will discover not only the vineyards but also charming villages often perched Beaumes -de-Venise, Vacqueyras, Gigondas, Sablet, Séguret, Vaison -la- Romaine, Crestet then return by road Laces of Montmirail through Suzette, Lafare, La Roque- Alric.

Another route takes in the mountains and fields of lavender : Le Barroux and its beautiful castle, Malaucčne offers easy access to Mont Ventoux. At about 1400 m you reach the ski resort of Mont Serein. In descending from the summit of Mont Ventoux, you will head to Sault. By the way, you have crossed the second ski resort " Chalet Reynard " and then return to Carpentras using the road Nesque with its beautiful vistas.

A circuit starting south you will discover Carpentras, Pernes -les- Fontaines, L'Isle -sur -la- Sorgue, Fontaine de Vaucluse, reassemble by Gordes, Abbey Sénanque Venasque, Carpentras.

For lovers of old stones : Avignon, Villeneuve -lès- Avignon, Châteauneuf -du -Pape, Orange, Vaison -la- Romaine.

Many walks or bike are listed. Possibility of climbing, rafting, karting, horse riding...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cycle, mountain bike, tandem and electric bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors22 € Velleron (15.7 km)
Discovery hike in Provence
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Sault (31 km)
Visit a lavender distillery
Local flavoursFreeSault (31 km)
Two-seat paraglider flight in Provençale Drôme
Sports sensations70 € to 120 € Mévouillon (39 km)
Lavender distillery in Provence
Crafts0 € to 5 € Apt (39 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Dentelles de Montmirail Massif
HikeEasy2h00Gigondas (7.8 km)
Fountains of Pernes
Village visitEasy2h00Pernes-les-Fontaines (11.7 km)
Around the Comtat Venaissin
Village visitEasy2h00La Roque-sur-Pernes (15 km)
"Terrasses du Ventoux"
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h45Méthamis (18.3 km)
From the Spring to the Venice of Provence
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (21 km)

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