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A view of Lourmarin in autumn
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Provence’s spell binding village of Lourmarin in autumn

Lourmarin in autumn; the intensity of the sun has faded but it still has some warmth. The crowds have receded but the region’s vibrancy has not diminished. The vendage is almost complete and the air is perfumed with the heady scent of …

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Perched villages of the Luberon, Vaucluse,Provence, France
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A video tour of Provence’s perched villages of the Luberon

Explore the pictoresque ‘villages-perchés’ of Provence’s stunning Luberon Valley. Starting in Lourmarin, join this video tour of the Luberon perched villages through this breathtakingly beautiful countryside. Meander through the vineyards, olive groves and fruit orchards and discover the charms of these …

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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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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 most magnificent cities of Provence, Avignon and vibrant university town of Aix-en-Provence. The Mediterranean coast is a short drive further; Marseilles, and the quaint fishing towns of Bandol and …

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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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Why you should visit Lourmarin, this treasure of the Luberon

I told you last time about Lourmarin, but why should you go there too? Quite simply, because it’s beautiful. Twisting cobbled streets, limestone buildings the colour of honey, faded shutters and clay tiled roof tops. Chic boutiques, galleries, vibrant cafés and …

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Lourmarin a special place in the Luberon Provence
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Ingredients that make a place like Lourmarin special

I have been wondering, what are the secret ingredients that make a place truly special? Somewhere, when you arrive for the first time, makes your heart skip a beat and that when you return for the hundredth time, makes you …

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Isirdi painting from Isirdi Gallery, Lourmarin, Luberon, Provence, France
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Isirdi’s picture, creating a special memory forever

A piece of art, the essence of a moment, captured with the stroke of a paint brush or crayon, through the eyes and perceptions of the artist. An instant in time becomes immortalized as a memory that will last forever. The …

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