Villages of Luberon

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Apt

Apt
The town of Apt was founded by the Romans in a region originally inhabited by the Vulgientes, a Gallic tribe. Originally called “Apta”, the (...)

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Ansouis

Ansouis, Vaucluse’s village
A perched village in the heart of Southern Luberon, sprawled at the foot of its medieval castle, which, over the (...)

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Bonnieux

Bonnieux, Vaucluse’s village
A perched village overlooking the Combe de Lourmarin, dominated by its church which is part Romanic, part gothic in (...)

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Cadenet

Cadenet, Vaucluse’s village
A village located on the right bank of the River Durance, it is the access point to Southern Luberon. From its (...)

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Cucuron

Cururon, Vaucluse’s village
A charming village at the foot of the Luberon hills. An ancient village with its 13th century ramparts, it boasts (...)

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Gargas

Gargas, Vaucluse’s village
Gargas gets its name from the Provencal word “Gargan”, which means a hill. With some 3000 inhabitants, it lies 3 km to (...)

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Gigondas

Gigondas, Vaucluse’s village
Gigondas, this little village of Vaucluse with its great name is situated in Upper Vaucluse at the foot of the (...)

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Gordes

Gordes, Vaucluse’s village
A perched village between Apt and Avignon, overlooked by its towering fortress-castle and its church. As you meander (...)

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Joucas

Joucas, Vaucluse’s village
A small village perched against the Monts de Vaucluse. Superb views over the ochre cliffs. Joucas has always kept its (...)

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Lacoste

Lacoste, Vaucluse’s village
A perched village ensconced at the foot of the castle, now in ruins, that once belonged to the infamous Marquis de (...)

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Lauris

Lauris, Vaucluse’s village
A perched village located between the Luberon and the Durance, set amongst vineyards and olive groves. Not to be (...)

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Lourmarin

Lourmarin, Vaucluse’s village
A village set at the foot of the Luberon, it lies peacefully in a setting of green. Pillaging and the plague (...)

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Ménerbes

Ménerbes, Vaucluse’s village
A magnificent small village perched on top of a hill, surrounded by greenery and vineyards, it is a calm and (...)

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Oppède

Oppède, Vaucluse’s village
A magnificent perched village, Oppède is particular in the sense that it is composed of two villages which have (...)

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Reillanne

Reillanne, Vaucluse’s village
A perched village, still dominated by one of the towers of the ancient castle, as well as by the chapel of (...)

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Roussillon

Roussillon, Vaucluse’s village
A village set in the heart of the most important deposits of ochre in the world. A truly enchanting place, the (...)

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Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt

Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt, Vaucluse’s village
The origins of the village date from the 10th century. There are still significant remains of the (...)

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Sénanque

Sénanque, Vaucluse’s village
The Cistercian abbey of Sénanque is located in Provence, in the Vaucluse, and is set in the midst of lavender fields, (...)

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La Tour d’Aigues

La Tour d’Aigues, Vaucluse’s village
Located in the southern part of the Luberon, La Tour d’Aigues is a pretty village perched on a hillock on the (...)

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