Stretching between the Alpes de Haute Provence and the Vaucluse, the Luberon is a picturesque region in the South of France. Featuring historic sites, medieval villages, endless wineries, historical and cultural events, village festivals and more. Here you can discover authentic dishes and beloved local traditions whilst embracing every aspect of the coveted Provençal lifestyle.

The Luberon is renowned worldwide for its beauty and authenticity. A true gem in the heart of Provence, it boasts lush greenery and exceptional views, with its Regional National Park covering more than 180,000 hectares.

To visit the Luberon is to stroll along the stalls of the Provencal markets, to walk through the narrow streets of the perched villages like Gordes or Lacoste, to hike in the Ochres de Roussillon, known as the Provencal Colorado, or discover the galleries of artists who chose to live in this inspiring place.

Holiday in luxury, in the Luberon

What makes the Luberon special?

The Luberon is a region rich in charm and adventure. Explore its picturesque villages, enjoy the local cuisine, and immerse yourself in the cultural heritage that defines this beautiful area. Our villas serve as the perfect base for your adventures, offering luxurious comfort and a serene retreat after a day of exploration. Have you ever wondered what makes the lavender fields so captivating or the local markets so vibrant? Discover the answers and more with Provence Holidays.

Your luxury villa in the Luberon

For your next stay, will you choose one of our charming luxury villas with a private pool, or spacious rentals for family gatherings? Enjoy a holiday home in the heart of a picturesque village or a beautifully restored farmhouse surrounded by vineyards. Experience the authentic Provencal lifestyle in one of our luxurious villas, with the stunning landscapes of the Luberon as your backdrop.

Provencal charm and adventure

Trust our experienced concierge to reveal to you the quirk of the Luberon unique to your desires. Wander through the quaint streets of Gordes, with its stone buildings and panoramic views. Discover the vibrant markets in Lourmarin, offering a taste of local produce and crafts. Explore the striking ochre cliffs of Roussillon or take a leisurely bike ride through the vineyards. Return to your private villa to relax by the pool, and savour the tranquillity and beauty of the French countryside. For those seeking a blend of culture and relaxation, the Luberon offers a truly idyllic escape.

Our favourite villages in the Luberon

Where to stay in the Luberon

Here you'll find an array of hand-picked luxury holiday rentals. Choose from traditional farmhouses and elegant vacation villas, many featuring private heated pools, air conditioning, and pet-friendly accommodations. Many properties are within walking distance to quaint villages, allowing you to immerse yourself in the local culture and enjoy easy access to restaurants, shops, and historic sites. 

We pair exclusive holiday homes with completely tailored experiences

Our inclusive concierge service breaks the mould when it comes to luxury holidays, and adds the wow-factor to every stay, family holiday and special occasion.

After booking, you will be assigned a dedicated concierge who will help you customise your stay to ensure an unforgettable holiday 

Food & Wine

Food & Wine

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Nature & Outdoors

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Art & Culture



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Sport & Wellness

When to go in the Luberon

Spring in Provence

Spring in Provence

The days are getting longer, the temperatures are mild and nature is decked out in a thousand colours. It is the ideal time to discover the most emblematic sites, to taste the specialities and to immerse yourself in the Provençal culture thanks to the popular festivals and traditions that are still very much alive. Long live spring in Provence!  

Summer in Provence

Summer in Provence

In the summer, the cicadas have a great time, the swimming pools and other waterways allow us to refreshing on hot summer days. Festivals of theatre, music, village festivals... Provence is in celebration! But here, you can also take the time to relax in the shade of the olive trees, lulled by the soft breeze of the mistral... you hear them cicadas?

Autumn in Provence

Autumn in Provence

Here, autumn looks like spring. After the summer heat, nature is turning green and new colours are coming into the landscape. Walks in the forest call us. The dishes are tinged with warmer flavours. Festivities become more fervent. The freshness is slow to set in, we take advantage of the Indian summer! This is the ideal time to discover a more confidential Provence.

Winter in Provence

Winter in Provence

In winter, Provence always offers beautiful sunny days. But the wind, which swirls around, can be icy. The light is incredibly pure and gives the landscapes a beautiful relief. It is the return of the flowers, the time for walks where you feel alone in the world, and the food that warms the heart. Among the many festivals that punctuate the season, Christmas has a unique flavour!The truffle, the big star of the winter season, blooming along the markets where connoisseurs come negotiate the black diamond. Restaurants make us salivate with dishes based on truffles and wine-growers open their doors to us for incredible tastings. How beautiful Provence is in all seasons!

Getting to The Luberon

The Luberon region is easily accessible by various modes of transportation. The nearest major airport is Marseille Provence Airport (MRS), located about an hour's drive away. This airport is well-connected with flights from major cities across Europe and beyond. Alternatively, you can fly into Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE) or Montpellier Méditerranée Airport (MPL), both of which are around two hours away by car. For those preferring to travel by train, high-speed TGV services run from Paris to Avignon TGV Station, a journey that takes approximately two and a half hours. From Avignon, the Luberon is easily reachable by car or taxi, with a scenic drive of about 40 minutes.

Driving to the Luberon offers the flexibility to explore the region at your own pace. Major motorways such as the A7 and A51 provide direct routes to the Luberon from cities like Marseille, Avignon, and Aix-en-Provence. Car rental services are readily available at airports and train stations, allowing you to embark on a picturesque drive through the Provencal countryside. For those who prefer a more leisurely journey, consider the scenic route through the D900, which winds through charming villages and stunning landscapes. Additionally, several bus services connect major towns and cities in Provence to the Luberon, ideal for travelers who enjoy taking in the scenery and wish to avoid the hassle of driving.

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Useful information about the Luberon

The Luberon is a picturesque region in Provence, southeastern France, known for its stunning landscapes, charming villages, and rich cultural heritage. Here are some useful details about the Luberon:

Geography and climate

Location: The Luberon is situated in the Vaucluse department of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.
Geography: It is characterized by rolling hills, vineyards, orchards, and lavender fields, with the Luberon Massif (a mountain range) as a central feature.
Climate: The region enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild winters and rainfall in spring and autumn.

Key attractions


Gordes: Known for its stunning hilltop views and stone buildings.
Roussillon: Famous for its ochre cliffs and colorful houses.
Bonnieux: Offers panoramic views of the Luberon Valley.
Lourmarin: Renowned for its Renaissance castle and vibrant market.

Natural parks:

Parc Naturel Régional du Luberon: A protected area offering hiking, biking, and exploring the diverse flora and fauna.

Historical sites:

Abbaye de Sénanque: A 12th-century Cistercian abbey surrounded by lavender fields.

Château de Lacoste: A castle once owned by the infamous Marquis de Sade.

Outdoor activities:

Hiking, cycling, and horse riding are popular due to the scenic trails and natural beauty.

Wine Tasting: The Luberon is a notable wine region with numerous vineyards offering tours and tastings.

Markets: Local markets in towns like Apt and Lourmarin offer fresh produce, crafts, and regional specialties.

Festivals: The region hosts various festivals celebrating local culture, music, and cuisine.


Local Specialties: Provençal cuisine features ingredients like olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, and fresh herbs. Dishes include ratatouille, tapenade, and various seafood.

Wine: The Luberon produces excellent wines, including red, white, and rosé varieties, often made from Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre grapes.
Practical Information

Tips for visitors

Best Time to Visit: Spring (April to June) and fall (September to October) offer pleasant weather and fewer tourists.

Transportation: Renting a car is recommended to explore the area fully, as public transportation is limited.

Local Etiquette: Embrace the slow pace of life, greet locals with a friendly "Bonjour," and be respectful of local customs and traditions.

The Luberon is a destination that offers a blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and culinary delights, making it an ideal spot for a relaxing and enriching holiday.

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