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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Grillon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Grillon is in the enclave of the popes, part of Vaucluse (Grillon - Valréas - Richerenches - Visan) enclosed in the Drôme.

The gastronomic specialties are truffles melanin, the town is indeed in the Vaucluse region, close to the Drôme where the truffle is harvested much sought from November to February.

Geographical information

Latitude44.3950340 (N 44° 23’ 42”)
Longitude4.9291080 (E 4° 55’ 45”)
AltitudeFrom 154m to 248m
Surface area14.92 km²
Population1773 inhabitants
Density118 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (74 km, 1h05)
Insee code84053
IntercommunalityCC Enclave des Papes-Pays de Grignan
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Colonzelle2.6 km (5 min)
Chamaret4.3 km (9 min)
Grignan4.4 km (9 min)
Richerenches4.4 km (6 min)
Valréas5.6 km (9 min)
Montségur-sur-Lauzon8.7 km (12 min)
La Baume-de-Transit9.2 km (11 min)
Salles-sous-Bois9.6 km (13 min)
Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes10.1 km (13 min)
Visan11 km (16 min)
Taulignan11 km (15 min)
Chantemerle-lès-Grignan11.3 km (15 min)
Solérieux11.9 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

The portfolio consists of Sainte-Agathe church and the old village of Vialle restored in the 80s.

Events and festivities

The fair Grillon the country in late May, with its inevitable flea market.


The Vialle - Grillon
The Vialle - Grillon
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The entrance of Vialle
The entrance of Vialle
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The house of the three arcs
The house of the three arcs
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The St. Agatha Church
The St. Agatha Church
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Elementary school
Elementary school
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The old village restored in the 80
The old village restored in the 80
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Colongin Place and its old wall
Colongin Place and its old wall
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The restored wall
The restored wall
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a small village house
a small village house
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Valréas with the Castle of Simiane and the Museum of cardboard, 5 km.

Richerenches with the Commandery of Knights Templar. Richerenches is also renowned for its truffle market which takes place all winter...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sports wilderness to map
Sports sensations30 € Saint-Ferréol-Trente-Pas (25 km)
Chocolate museum and workshop
Local flavours0 € to 3 € Crest (38 km)
Discover the Ardèche Gorges by canoe
Nature and the great outdoors28 € to 155 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (43 km)
Visit to Lussas animal park
Entertainment5 € to 8 € Lussas (43 km)
Power-assisted bike hire
Sports sensations20 € to 150 € Salavas (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
On the trail of the hermit
HikeIntermediate3h00Saint-Montan (25 km)
Dentelles de Montmirail Massif
HikeEasy2h00Gigondas (26 km)
Fountains of Pernes
Village visitEasy2h00Pernes-les-Fontaines (45 km)
Dolmens walk
HikeEasy2h30Barjac (47 km)
"Terrasses du Ventoux"
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h45Méthamis (48 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals