Jagged mountains meet endless pastures and beautiful architecture.
The larger of the two main National Parks in Provence, the Luberon offers a mixture of open plains full of lavender fields, vineyards and olive groves, sharply contrasted by the stony hilltop villages and jagged peaks of the region. With so many unique villages, towns and sites, there is plenty for the whole family to explore in the Luberon. Cycling fans can head to the famous tour stage at the Mount Ventoux, whilst literature buffs can retrace the steps of 'A Year in Provence.'
Below you can find out more about some of the main villages in the Luberon, what not to miss, and the best places to eat!
One of the most iconic villages in Provence, Gordes is known as one of the most stylish villages of Provence. Art galleries, restaurants and plenty more make this a most see of the region.
Find out more about Gordes here.
Streets lined with canals and vibrant antique markets define this picturesque town. A great selection of gourmet delights and places to visit mean there’s more to the town than meets the eye.
Find out more about L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue here.
This stunning hilltop village dates back to Roman times, with plenty to do and stunning views to be reached at the top of the village. A culturally rich and vibrant village.
Find out more about Bonnieux here.
Menerbes & Oppede
The striking hilltop village of Menerbes and nearby Oppede form a stylish duet that offers plenty to see and do. Surrounded by the beauty of the Luberon, there is plenty of amenities and no shortage of adventures to be had here.
Find out more about Menerbes & Oppede here.