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Bollène

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

At the gateway to Provence, Bollène is located at the intersection of four departments, Ardèche, Drôme, Gard and Vaucluse and three regions, Rhône-Alpes, PACA, Languedoc-Roussillon. The town nestled in a green setting between vineyards and hills, occupies a privileged geographical position on a Mediterranean axis in full swing.

25 minutes drive from the Drôme Provençale and the Ardèche; 35 minutes from the city of the popes and the bridge of Avignon; 50 minutes from Mont Ventoux (the Giant of Provence), the Pont du Gard and the cave of the Pont d'Arc; 1 hour from the sea...

Easy access: Exit A7 N ° 19 on the town.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBollène
Postcode84500
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
DepartmentVaucluse
TerritoryProvence
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 Saint-Martin, historical monument of the eleventh century. Open to the public in July and August on Saturdays and Sundays from 3pm to 6pm. Such. : +33 4 90 40 51 45.

Troglodytic site of Barri, houses in the rocks.

Romanesque chapels.

Free tours Bollène Medieval circuit 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 Rhone canal from Donzère to Mondragon. Free visits every Friday afternoon in July and August. Reservations: Tourist Office: Tel. : +33 4 90 40 51 45.

Bollène, picturesque city of Vaucluse, offers its inhabitants the sweetness of living Provencal.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Transport

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.

Photos

Collegiate church of Saint-Martin
Collegiate church of Saint-Martin
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Weather

Sunday 23 july
Min. 20°C - Max. 32°C
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Monday 24 july
Min. 18°C - Max. 27°C
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Tuesday 25 july
Min. 17°C - Max. 25°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horseback riding
Sports sensations15 € to 60 € Pierrelatte (8.6 km)
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
Entertainment79 € 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)

Outings

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)

Restaurants

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Campsites

Hotels

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