Located between Alpes de Haute Provence and Vaucluse, the protected Natural Park of Luberon is one of the most preserved area of Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur.
The complex is only 27 kilometres away from Luberon, and 30 minutes drive from typical villages as Lourmarin, Ansouis, La Tour d’Aigues or Gordes, Roussillon, Cavaillon, Apt, and l’Isle sur Sorgue.
Just as Durance valley and Verdon, Luberon is a spectacular part of Provence countryside with typical colours and smells. The contrasting mosaic of blue lavender, red and yellow ochre cliffs and green forests will enchant visitors.
Lourmarin is one of the most famous villages of Luberon and it’s been listed one of the most beautiful villages in France. You will fall under the spell of its little cobbled streets, small shaded squares, typical provencal architecture and spectacular castle. When wandering around this provencal gem, you understand why Albert Camus lived there.
A picturesque village in the midst of the southern Luberon plain, in Vaucluse, Ansouis has typical architecture of the old days Provence: little cobbled streets, beautifully restored houses, tile roofs and shaded terraces. It is surrounded by a sea of vineyards and olive trees, and is dominated by the medieval castle which has been transformed, over the years, in a leisure property.
La Tour d’Aigues
As well as its provencal style, you can discover the remains of the Renaissance castle, famous for its antique doorway and the music theatre and dance festival taking place every July and August.
Gordes is famed for its numerous bories, constructions made of flat stones meant to protect people from the heat, the origins of which can be traced back to the Bronze Age. Set between Apt and Avignon, you will be seduced its cobbled streets, ancient doors, fountains and enchanting views over the valley and the Luberon hills.
You shouldn’t miss the beautiful and unique village of Roussillon, located in the heart of one of the world’s biggest ochre deposits.
L’Isle sur Sorgue
Called ‘The Provencal Venice’ because of the waterways and canals around town, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue has also become famous as the antiques capital of Provence.