In the heart of Provence, the Vaucluse is an area brimming with treasures of the land and of man. Visit the celebrated lavender fields and colourful markets where wow factor stalls are filled with mouth-watering local produce. Discover historic cities and cultural icons such as the monumental Palais des Papes in Avignon, the region’s capital. Charming, picturesque and unforgettable…
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Set on the edge of the beautiful Vaucluse plateau and close to the prestigious Côte du Rhône wine villages, this lively Provençal village between the Mont Ventoux and the Luberon Valley is a paradise for cyclists and wine-lovers.
Little town at the foot of the Mont Ventoux in the Vaucluse, 5km from Carpentras. Devoted mainly to agriculture with many vineyards (AOC Ventoux), fruit orchards and truffles. The Marquis de Sade had a residence here, today it houses a great restaurant and hotel, nice for lunch. This is also the village where Keira Knightly got married a few years ago and has a property.
The village of Gordes is a beautiful stone village perched high on the southern end of the Plateau of the Vaucluse. The whole village, built from local stone, glows golden in the morning sun, which is a view only matched by the views over the forests of the Luberon.
Barely 20 km from Avignon in beautiful southeastern France, the effervescent town of L'Isle sur la Sorgue is famed for its lively antiques scene. Close to the scenic perched villages of the Luberon Valley and within striking distance of Châteauneuf du Pape’s prestigious vineyards, L'Isle sur la Sorgue is known as “the Venice of the Comtat” for its waterways that bring a welcome freshness to the town’s streets and terraces.
Le Barroux is located in the heart of Provence and is surrounded by wooded hills and hectares of vineyards. Le Barroux is a quiet village, a true haven of peace. The perfect place to return in the evening after visiting the neighboring villages rich in history, architecture and bustling markets.
At the foot of Mont Ventoux, Caromb is a quiet and charming village. Steeped in tradition, this is the perfect place for those who want a vacation away from the crowds. Caromb offer vacationers the opportunity to relax in beautiful surroundings with several activities available. A vacation home in Caromb offers all the comforts you would expect from a hotel with an added bonus: stunning scenery.
Set on the edge of the beautiful Vaucluse plateau and close to the prestigious Côte du Rhône wine villages, Carpentras is a lively Provençal town between the Mont Ventoux and the Luberon Valley is a paradise for cyclists and wine-lovers.
The village Crillon le Brave is located near Mont Ventoux in the heart of Provence in the south of France.
Venasque is a medieval village perched on top of a rocky outcrop. This village is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France. It dominates the valley of La Nesque. Venasque also has listed historical monuments and is said to have the oldest baptistery in the region. There is a 12th century church, ramparts, several chapels.
At the foot of the famous Mont Ventoux, in the Vaucluse, the small town of Bédoin majestically dominates the surroundings. The Church of St. Peter, which dominates its town center, is visible for miles. Bedoin is also considered an important meeting point for cyclists in Provence.
Malaucène is a pretty village dating from the 10th century. The beautiful countryside surrounding the village is the main draw for its visitors. Its traditional weekly market and excellent wineries are unique and not to be missed.
Located in the heart of the sublime Regional Natural Park of Luberon in Vaucluse, Gargas is renowned for its Ochres because it is located on the chain of ochres, not far from Roussillon. Gargas is in fact made up of around thirty small hamlets.
La Roque sur Pernes is one of the hilltop villages of Comtat Venaissin. It owes its name to its crown of Limestone rocks against which it is built.
Beaumes de Venise is a small, picturesque French village named after the old Provencal name for caves – ‘beaumes’, which are to be found in the surrounding hills.
The magnificent, ancient town of Avignon, France, is simply beautiful. There are fantastic attractions everywhere in Avignon. Avignon heart of Provence, the wonderful papal city, the historical city center and the breath-taking papal palace. You shouldn't visit the Vaucluse without a visit to Avignon ...
The idyllic village of Velleron is located in Vaucluse, in Provence. If you want to discover many historical and cultural attractions in Provence, but also be able to relax and have a good time with family or friends, a holiday in Velleron is an excellent choice!
The ancient fortified village of Bonnieux is perched high above the Combe de Lourmarin, dominated by the ancient church which marks the skyline. The village has a wonderfully Provençal appearance, and is a great base for walking and cycling holidays as well as the wider exploration of the Luberon area.
Vaison-la-Romaine is a pretty, historic village in Provence, with plenty to see and do. The historic part of this village is made up of two parts: the hill of the Castle on the Ouvèze side, the "upper town" and on the opposite bank, the "lower town" on the Colline de la Villasse.
Cucuron is a hidden gem found in the Luberon National Park in Provence. Cucuron is listed as one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France.
Located in the Luberon Regional Natural Park at the foot of the Monts de Vaucluse, the village of Roussillon is one of the most impressive villages in France. It is located in one of the largest ocher deposits in the world and famous for its quarries, it is called the "little Colarado".
A former Roman military camp, Apt is today a small Provençal town where you will find charming holiday rentals. Apt is a retreat in the Calavon valley, between the Monts de Vaucluse and the Massif du Lubéron. The old part of the town, Vieille Ville, is a magnificent tourist attraction, which hides behind the old town walls, hidden from the road by the newer residential area which now surrounds the historic centre.
Located in the National Natural park of the Luberon, Robion is a small quiet Provençal village built against the mountain. It is the starting point for many hiking trails in the Luberon. Narrow pebbled streets, Roman Church, old houses and ramparts with centenary plane trees… One of the less touristy villages in the Luberon ideal for those who wish to avoid the crowds, 6km from Cavaillon.
The Provence Village of Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is located in the Luberon in the heart of Provence in the South of France.
The Provence Village of Joucas is located in the Luberon in the heart of Provence in the South of France.
Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt is an amazing village in Luberon, built on a rock above the Vaucluse countryside. Flanked by two beautiful 17th century windmills and in the shadow of a phenomenal medieval chateau.
Lourmarin is a typical Provencal village, considered one of the most beautiful villages in the country. Nestled among lush vineyards, blossoming almond trees and fragrant olive groves, Lourmarin is filled with a great selection of cafes, bustling restaurants and trendy boutiques that complement each other to create a lively and friendly atmosphere.
One of the most beautiful villages in the Luberon Regional Natural Park. Built on top of a hill, it is surrounded by beautiful countryside and offers stunning views. This village has a rich historical past and has been very well preserved from any contemporary construction. Ménerbes has been inhabited since prehistoric times and archaeological excavations have brought to light ancient buildings dating from Roman times.
The ancient village of Oppede is located in the southeast of France on the northern flank of the Luberon Mountains in Provence.
Goult enjoys an almost perfect location perched on a hill within the Luberon region, close enough to neighboring villages and towns for variety, but far away enough to fully enjoy its peacefulness
Lacoste is located in the Vaucluse department of Provence. Stroll through the narrow streets full of history and admire the vestiges of the Castle of the Marquis de Sade
Discover Ansouis, located in the south of the Luberon massif, one of the most beautiful villages in France. The town is a hilltop village in Provence. Visit the renaissance castle of Ansouis, stroll through the alleys of this fabulous village.
The village of Cabrières-d'Avignon is a charming village surrounded by cedar forests. The area is typically Provençal with its stone built cottages and walls which line the narrow roads. The village is very picturesque and unspoilt, retaining its historic character with many old peasant houses now renovated and used as luxury holiday rental homes.