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Gordes, the most splendid perched village in the Luberon, Provence
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Gordes, the Luberon’s most splendid perched village

As you drive from our last stop at Oppède-le-Vieux, winding your way towards Gordes, you’ll follow the olive tree flanked hairpins and as the road begins to straighten will suddenly be greeted by a breathtakingly spectacular view of perhaps the most …

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Oppède-le-Vieux, The Luberon, Provence, France
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Oppède-le-Vieux, the ghost town of the Luberon!

After Ménerbes the next village on my tour is Oppède-le-Vieux, high on a rocky precipice over looking the Luberon valley. Explore its ruined ramparts and 12th century church, eerily quiet and deserted, it’s a strikingly haunting spot. Don’t be confused …

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Ménerbes, Luberon, Provence
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Lacoste and Ménerbes, two more captivating Luberon villages!

Continuing our tour of Provence’s beautiful Luberon hillside villages; last time we took the D943 from Lourmarin, through the dramatic gorge to Bonnieux, Lacoste and Ménerbes now await. Lacoste, a tiny, sometimes forgotten perched village has breathtaking views across the sweeping Luberon landscape, …

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Garden at La Ferme Domaine de Capelongue, Bonnieux, Luberon, Provence, France
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Where to eat in Bonnieux, Luberon, Provence

When planning a trip, the key priorities are usually; ‘what should we see?’ ‘where should we stay?’ and of course ‘where should we eat?’ With regards to where to eat in Bonnieux, there are many options to choose from. I don’t …

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Bonnieux Luberon, Vaucluse, Provence, France
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Bonnieux, a perched village in the Luberon, Provence

If driving from Lourmarin to explore the Luberon’s perched villages, the closet and first village is Bonnieux, 13.5km away. The D943 which takes you there, is a twisting, switchback through the steep rocks of the narrow gorge, Combe de Lourmarin, …

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Lourmarin, Luberon Vaucluse, Provence, France
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A video visit to Lourmarin

Discover the enchantment of Lourmarin, a fairy tale village in Provence’s Luberon. Visit the Lourmarin medieval château and enjoy a musical soirée under its rafters. Meander the chic boutiques, galleries and restaurants, and fabulous Friday market in Lourmarin. Explore the stunningly beautiful Luberon region. …

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Luberon Valley, Vaucluse, Provence, France
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Exploring the perched villages of the Luberon Valley from Lourmarin

Magical, medieval villages of Provence’s breathtaking Luberon Valley, clustered round a château clinging precariously to the hillside, above a landscape resplendent with vineyards, olive groves, fruit orchards and in the summer, carpets of lavender and dancing sunflowers. Some you may …

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Aix-en-Provence, one of the a cities of Provence, France
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Cities of Provence an hour from Lourmarin

Easily reached on a day’s excursion from Lourmarin is the one of the mosy magnificent cities of Provence, Avignon and vibrant university town of Aix-en-Provence in Provence’s beautiful Var region. The Mediterranean coast is a short drive further; Marseilles, and the quaint fishing …

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Perched villages of the Luberon, Vaucluse,Provence, France
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Exploring the Luberon from Lourmarin

Lourmarin is a great base for exploring Provence’s beautiful Luberon region of the Vaucluse and beyond. Drive through the vineyards, olive groves and fruit orchards, stopping at the local wine château’s as you make your way to explore the fairy tale …

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What to see and do in Lourmarin, Provence
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What to see and do in Lourmarin

Lourmarin, charming and captivating, come here and wander through the meandering streets, explore the chic boutiques and galleries and then sit and gaze upon life as you ponder all the things to see and Lourmarin activities before a delicious lunch in …

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