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Ménerbes, Luberon

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.

What makes this village special?

Many artists have lived and still live here; Dora Maar, French photographer and muse of Picasso lived here after Picasso bought her a house. Today, it hosts artists' studios. Also, Nicolas de Staêl, Franco-Russian painter, the poet Clovis Hugues, the English writer Peter Mayle, the director Yves Rousset…. To see: St Hilaire Abbey, 14th century Church, 18th century St Blaise Chapel, the corkscrew museum, the views and the old narrow cobble streets, old stone houses, artist galleries and workshops, the house Truffles and wine ...


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