how to get here:

BY AIR: Has become not just the fastest means of transport to Fournes, but the most economical too. The closest international airport is Nimes (30 mins) followed by Montpellier (45mins) and Marseilles (90mins).  Check cheap flights details with Ryan Air, EasyJet, Travel Supermarket, skyscanner

BY RAIL: You can take the TVG France's high speed train to Avignon. Explore your options with EuroStar or Rail Europe, or easier still with

BY CAR: Fournes is about a 12-14 hour drive from London. Use Google Maps to plan your best route by clicking on the 'Directions' icon.




There is a local bus stop about 7 minutes away from the house which can take you to Avignon, Uzes, Nimes and beyond. There are 2 old bikes in the house.  We recommend car hire.

DISTANCES:     Avignon: 20k,  Nimes: 22K, Uzes: 18k, Arles:40km,  Marseilles 110 km, Mediterranean 70km


PARKING: You may, by arrangement, be able to use our garage.  Alternatively there are 2 free parking lots in the village within 2 minutes reach of the house (down by the café or up by the water tower).

VILLAGE SHOP:  There is a good grocery shop 2 minutes from the house, where you can buy many of the supplies you will need. The closest town with a supermarket is Remoulins, 4 kilometres away.

CAFÉ:  The café in Fournes serves lunch and dinner.  It is open in the morning for coffee but does not serve any breakfast. You may however purchase a pastry from the grocery shop and enjoy it with your coffee at the cafe.

HONEY:  Good local honey at Le Roucher Fournesan

WELLNESS: Massage and wellness services are available from a local business called Mass Ton Dos.

HORSE RIDING:   there is a friendly stables in the village where you can arrange rides or lessons

TENNIS:  you can book a slot at the village tennis court by the Marie

BOULES:  A new pitch in the village is near the cafe, in the new recreation/ play area


Here's where we are and how to reach us ...

Fournès is a small working village about 20 kms west of Avignon. Population 600+.  It is sited on a small hillock surrounded by vineyards and ‘garrigue’, with easy access to the autoroute but protected from site & sound of it.   There are very few tourists.  (See blog post about the History and Origins of Fournès)