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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Aux Portes de Provence, Bollène is located at the intersection of four departments, Ardèche, Drôme, Gard and Vaucluse and three regions, Rhone-Alpes, PACA, Languedoc-Roussillon. The city nestled in lush green vineyards and hills, occupies a privileged location on the Mediterranean axis booming.

Easy access: Exit A7 No. 19 on the town.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude44.2805080 (N 44° 16’ 50”)
Longitude4.7489660 (E 4° 44’ 56”)
AltitudeFrom 42m to 312m
Surface area54.03 km²
Population14376 inhabitants
Density266 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (53 km, 39 min)
Insee code84019
IntercommunalityCC Rhône Lez Provence
RegionProvence-Alps-French Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

Mondragon6.2 km (10 min)
Lamotte-du-Rhône7.9 km (10 min)
Lapalud8 km (13 min)
Saint-Restitut8.3 km (13 min)
Rochegude8.8 km (11 min)
Suze-la-Rousse8.9 km (13 min)
Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux9.8 km (16 min)
Mornas11.1 km (15 min)
Pont-Saint-Esprit11.4 km (15 min)
Uchaux11.7 km (16 min)
Solérieux11.8 km (20 min)
Lagarde-Paréol12.1 km (17 min)
Bouchet12.4 km (16 min)
Sainte-Cécile-les-Vignes13.4 km (16 min)
Pierrelatte14.4 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

A rich architectural heritage : Collegiate St. Martin, historical monument of the 11th century. Opened to the public in July and August on Saturdays and Sundays from 15h to 18h. Tel. : +33 4 90 40 51 45.

Troglodyte site Barri : currently closed for security reasons.

Romanesque chapels.


Free tours Bollène Circuit Medieval every Tuesday morning from 10am to 12pm in July and August. Information: Tel. : +33 4 90 40 51 45.

Hydroelectric plant André Blondel : giant lock on the Canal du Rhone Donzère Mondragon. Free tours every Friday afternoon in July and August. Reservations: Tourist Office : Tel. : +33 4 90 40 51 45.

Bollène, picturesque city of Vaucluse, offers residents the sweetness of life in Provence.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Of festive and cultural events throughout the year: the Summer Festival Polymusicales - Fall Fair - Christmas Fair (paintings and sculptures) - Concerts throughout the year - Theatrical.


Collegiate church of Saint-Martin
Collegiate church of Saint-Martin
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Friday 26 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 29°C
Saturday 27 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 29°C
Sunday 28 may
Min. 10°C - Max. 29°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Close to the Ardeche, Gard and the Drôme Provençal, sites rich in history to visit Castle Grignan - Gorges de l'Ardeche - Pont du Gard - Vaison-la-Romaine - Orange - Avignon - Palais des Popes ...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit a workshop making cloisonné enamel with silver on copper
Arts and CraftsFreeLa Garde-Adhémar (12.6 km)
Hiking in quad framed by a monitor
Entertainment45 € to 179 € Roussas (18.3 km)
Hike around Rocheville winery and olive oil farm
Nature and the great outdoorsFreeNyons (31 km)
Canoeing kayaks on the Gorges de l'Ardèche
Sports sensations18 € to 45 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (31 km)
Discover the Ardèche Gorges by canoe
Nature and the great outdoors28 € to 155 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (31 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
On the trail of the hermit
HikeIntermediate3h00Saint-Montan (20 km)
Dentelles de Montmirail Massif
HikeEasy2h00Gigondas (24 km)
Dolmens walk
HikeEasy2h30Barjac (32 km)
Fountains of Pernes
Village visitEasy2h00Pernes-les-Fontaines (40 km)
The Hermitage
HikeEasy3h00Collias (42 km)


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