6 days in Vaucluse Itinerary

6 days in Vaucluse Itinerary

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6 days in Vaucluse Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train:  4​h 15​min
1
Avignon
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Apt
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Brussels

4
nights
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Musee 1900 and Eglise Saint Pierre. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tower of Crest and Ile de la Barthelasse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Avignon: Aigues-Mortes (Place Saint Louis & Eglise Notre-Dame des Sablons), Chateau de Grignan (in Grignan) and Arles (St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime) & Eglise St-Trophime). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, steep yourself in history at Place Crillon, and browse the exhibits of Musee du Petit Palais.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Avignon online trip builder .

Brussels, Belgium to Avignon is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in June: high temperatures in Avignon hover around 33°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Apt.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Aigues-Mortes, Arles, Tower of Crest, Chateau de Grignan, Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole
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Ile de la Barthelasse ©
Ile de la Barthelasse
Chateau de Grignan ©
Chateau de Grignan
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

1
night
Apt

Apt ©
Apt is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It lies on the left bank of the Calavon, 41mi east of Avignon. On the 4th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Lourmarin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Anne, tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Sentier des Ocres, then shop like a local with Galerie Ocrement Dit, and finally go deep underground at Mines de Bruoux. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Colorado Provencal and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau St Saturnin Les Apt.

To see more things to do and tourist information, go to the Apt route planner.

You can drive from Avignon to Apt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Apt

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Roussillon, Colorado Provencal, Chateau de Lourmarin
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Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Chateau de Lourmarin ©
Chateau de Lourmarin
Colorado Provencal ©
Colorado Provencal