Les Colonnes

Saint Romain en Viennois



Les Colonnes is located in the centre of of Saint Romain en Viennois on the village's one internal "ring road". Just outside the village, the Promenade d'Hiver forms an external ring road, often used in the summer for open air markets.



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Saint Romain en Viennois is located in the south-eastern part of France in the Vaucluse region of Provence, very near the border with the Drôme Provençale to the north. This is an area of substantial hills, dense with pines and truffle oaks, overlooked by 1900 metre high Mont Ventoux (see photo above). To the east are the pre-Alps; to the west is the flat vine and fruit-tree covered Rhône Valley.

The GPS co-ordinates are:

44° 15' 29" N 5° 6' 36" E It's easily reached:

  • by plane via Nimes (75 minutes) and Marseille (90 minutes) airports,
  • by car via Autoroute A7 (26 km to the east after the Bollène exit), or
  • by train (TGV to Avignon, followed by bus or hire car).
Here are some car travel times, courtesy of ViaMichelin:
36 minutes
Avignon 57 minutes
Marseille 1 hour 42 minutes
Montepellier 1 hour 42 minutes
Lyon 2 hours 22 minutes
Nice 3 hours 12 minutes
Geneva 3 hours 41 minutes
Toulouse 3 hours 43 minutes
Barcelona 4 hours 44 minutes
Paris 6 hours 36 minutes
Florence 7 hours 12 minutes
Calais 8 hours 53 minutes
London 11 hours 3 minutes




Last update: 26 December, 2011