commune in Vaucluse, France

Cavaillon is in Vaucluse, France.

Melons saling in Cavaillon market, in 1905


A former episcopal seat, located in the Durance valley, within the Luberon Natural Regional Park, the town is today considered the capital of the melon.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

Cavaillon is accessible from Avignon-Caumont Airport, serviced by low-cost airlines. The next closest airport is Marseille.

By carEdit

By busEdit

Several bus lines connect Cavaillon with the other towns of the department

By trainEdit

Get aroundEdit


  • 1 Saint Jacques chapel. On the top of Saint Jacques Mount, near town centre.  
The Star of Cavaillon
  • 2 The Star of Cavaillon (Etoile de Cavaillon), Place Léon Gambetta. A bronze star in the middle of a fountain.
  • 3 Roman arc.  
  • 4 Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Véran cathedral.    
  • 5 Notre-Dame des Vignères chapel.  








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