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Puyvert, Luberon

Between Lauris and Lourmarin, nestled in the heart of the Luberon, this wonderful little village charms with its authenticity and lives up to its name, which means "green hill". Typical of Provence, Puyvert conceals ancient riches, which bear witness to its historical past. It is the ideal place for lovers of peace and hiking.

What makes this village special?

The discovery of Puyvert begins with a bucolic walk in its heart, where you can admire old residences and farms surrounded by vineyards, orchards and olive groves. There is also a mulberry tree classified as a “remarkable tree”, the Sully mulberry, one of the oldest in France. Here, everything exudes serenity. A stone's throw from the village, at the top of the Jas hill, a magnificent dovecote sheltered from the old keep of the castle of the Lords of Puyvert is one of the most interesting in Provence, with its 3,000 glazed terracotta boulins . Do not miss the small farmers' market which takes place in the summer, to discover local products. Sports enthusiasts will be spoiled for choice. They can go hiking, thanks to the many marked trails around the village, canoeing on the Durance, cycling or mountain biking, paragliding, horse riding, etc. Puyvert is also the ideal drop-off point for discovering the Luberon: the listed villages of Lourmarin and Ansouis, the hilltop villages of Bonnieux, Ménerbes and Oppède, the Provencal Colorado in Rustrel, the ocher village of Roussillon ...


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