Hill top villages in Luberon

Private full day tour from Avignon

Gordes

The stone homes are built along the hillside and winding around the château which crowns the village.
Open air market on Tuesday morning.

- The Sénanque Abbey, built in the 12th century by Cistercian monks, is one of the most beautiful
Romanesque abbeys in Provence. Sénanque is still lived in by the monks.

Roussillon

The small village of Roussillon, which is also ranked among "The Most Beautiful Villages of France", is famous for its ochre cliffs streaked with color from the brightest yellows to the deepest reds.

Ochre is everywhere, in the landscapes and in the washes used on the houses. Enjoy the many hues as you stroll through the streets and squares of Roussillon.

On the way to Bonnieux, you will discover The Pont Julien it is on the antique Via Domitia, the main trade road linking Italy to Spain through the south of Gaul. The building of the roman bridge was achieved in the year 3 BC.

Lacoste.

- The village and its winding streets with stone houses.
- The Marquis de Sade castle (private, open for visits only in Summer).
- The splendid view onto the village of Bonnieux.

Ménerbes.

- The village, ranked among "the most beautiful villages in France".

- A PLACE OF DISCOVERY

La Maison de la Truffe et du Vin du Luberon opened its doors to the public in May 2004. It is a centre for understanding the world of truffles and the wines of the Parc Naturel Regional du Luberon.
Fontaine de Vaucluse is truly one of the most visited places in the Vaucluse: In the summer months the streets are literally crowded and the souvenir shops come at you from all angles...

Fontaine de Vaucluse, the Sorgue river

The emerald green calm summer waters become spectacular in the wet seasons, (automn and spring). 90 m³ of water per second spill into the bed of the River Sorgue.

In all seasons secondary sources flow into the river to create an extremely beautiful shady pool, under the immense plane trees.

The success of the village is essentially due to the impressive spring which flows out of the 230 m high cliff. This gigantic source is the most powerful on France and fifth in the world. 630 million cubic meters of water flow out every year.

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