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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Grillon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Grillon, common about 1800 inhabitants, is located in the enclave of the popes, part of the Vaucluse (Grillon - ​​Valréas - Richerenches - Visan) enclosed in the Drôme. In 2017, it celebrates the 700 years of the enclave of the popes.

The gastronomic specialties are melano truffles, the commune is located in the Haut Vaucluse region, close to the Drôme where is harvested this truffle so 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-Alps-French Riviera

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)
Valaurie12.6 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

The patrimony is composed of the Sainte-Agathe church and the old village of Vialle restored in the 80's.

Hiking or cycling.

Events and festivities

The fair in the country of Grillon, the day of Mother's Day, 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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Friday 20 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 23°C
Saturday 21 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 21°C
Sunday 22 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 17°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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

Richerenches with the Commandery of Knights Templar. Richerenches is also renowned for its truffle market which is held every winter.

Grignan with its Renaissance castle.

Castle of Suze-la-Rousse.

one crocodile farm in Europe.

Montelimar nougat with its museum and candy.

Avignon with the Palace of the Popes.

Vaison-la-Romaine and its excavations.

Nyons and its olive oil deemed...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Quad bike ride supervised by an instructor
Entertainment79 € to 179 € Roussas (11 km)
Visit a workshop making cloisonné enamel with silver on copper
Arts and CraftsFreeLa Garde-Adhémar (14 km)
Hike around Rocheville winery and olive oil farm
Nature and the great outdoorsFreeNyons (15.3 km)
Discover horse-riding
Sports sensations15 € to 60 € Pierrelatte (18.9 km)
Discover the Ardèche Gorges by canoe
Nature and the great outdoors28 € to 155 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (43 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
On the trail of the hermit
HikeIntermediate3h00Saint-Montan (25 km)
Dentelles de Montmirail Massif
HikeEasy2h00Gigondas (26 km)
Vaunaveys Crest
HikeEasy1h30Vaunaveys-la-Rochette (42 km)
Fountains of Pernes
Village visitEasy2h00Pernes-les-Fontaines (45 km)
Dolmens walk
HikeEasy2h30Barjac (47 km)


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