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Bollène

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

MunicipalityBollène
Postcode84500
Tourism label
Latitude44.2805080 (N 44° 16’ 50”)
Longitude4.7489660 (E 4° 44’ 56”)
AltitudeFrom 42m to 312m
Surface area54.03 km²
Population14288 inhabitants
Density264 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (53 km, 39 min)
Insee code84019
IntercommunalityCC Rhône Lez Provence
DepartmentVaucluse
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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)

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.

Mansions.

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
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

Tuesday 31 march
Min. 13°C - Max. 22°C
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Wednesday 1 april
Min. 10°C - Max. 16°C
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Thursday 2 april
Min. 9°C - Max. 15°C
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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
Renting an electric bike
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 30 € Goudargues (24 km)
Discover the Ardèche Gorges by canoe
Nature and the great outdoors34 € to 36 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (31 km)
Visit to Lussas animal park
Culture and education7 € Lussas (42 km)
Cycle, mountain bike, tandem and electric bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors22 € Velleron (42 km)
Show at the farm theatre
Entertainment12 € Lablachère (46 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

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels