Market on Tuesday morning, on the Place de l'Etang
Starred table : La Petite Maison
Charming table : Le Matcha
Cinema Le Cigalon : Unusual for a small village of barely two thousand souls, open all year round, with numerous previews, not to mention its open-air festival "A l'heure d'été...".
Facing the Luberon massif, perched on its rock, the village of Ansouis is one of the most beautiful villages in France. Let chance guide your steps through the narrow streets and cobblestones, you will be enchanted by this little Provencal treasure. The richness of its heritage leaves room for culture with its two museums, with unexpected themes, as well as its castle furnished and inhabited. You may have time to stroll to the store of the santonnier, best worker in France, and discover his profession.
Special information Ansouis...
Market on Sunday morning, on the Place du Lavoir
Starred table: La Closerie
Charming table: Le Grain de Sel: In the heart of the old village, the terrace is an enchantment, with a magnificent view.An experience in every way delightful
Friday morning market
Starred restaurant : La Fenière
Charming tables : L'Insolite, Le Café de l'Ormeau, Café Gaby
Bars : La maison du Café, Le Tonneau...
Ice-cream parlour : Ravi, a must..
In the heart of the Luberon regional natural park, in this mythical and preserved landscape of Provence, Buoux is nestled in olive trees, thyme and lavender fields.
Today, this rural and pastoral village of 150 souls has kept some vestiges of its fortress, the walls of the old chapel and ramparts, as well as all the charm of its old houses and its cobbled streets.
Its steep surroundings, with its cliffs, caves and peaks overlooking the valley of the river Aigue-Brun, make it a real paradise for lovers of rock climbing and hiking
This village, also very high perched, stretches at the top of a hill, between the Petit Luberon and the plateau of Claparèdes. Village of character, Saignon attracts the curiosity of visitors by its massive shape that is similar to a castle. In reality, it is a fortified rock that is nicknamed the Rock of Bellevue. The village is charming and deserves to lose itself in its narrow streets and slopes to discover some beautiful squares and fountains.
Special info Saignon ...
Table bistronomique: Un jardin sur le Toit : Located at the top of the village, its garden terrace offers a breathtaking view and panoramic Luberon without forgetting a subtle and refined cuisine
This emblematic village of Provence is perched on a foothill of the Monts du Vaucluse, overlooking the valley of Calavon facing the Luberon massif. This mineral citadel, which blazes in the rays of the setting sun, offers us this site where limestone, dry stone walls and bories are ubiquitous components of the landscape.
Special info Gordes ...
Market on Tuesday morning
Summer Evenings Festival: early August: music, theater on the site of the Terrasses de Gordes, an outdoor theater
Roussillon is undoubtedly the most colorful village of the Luberon. This magical site resembles a painter's palette; the infinite combinations of colors that vary from yellow to the darkest purple through all shades of pink and red offer us this atypical and unmissable village of the Luberon.
Special info Roussillon ...
Market on Thursday morning
Must-sees: The Ochre Trail : A total immersion in the heart of the largest ochre deposit in the world
At the top of its rocky spur, nestled in a splendid and wild landscape, Oppède le Vieux shelters in the softness of its old stones an exuberant vegetation. This moving and singular small village of 1.300 inhabitants can be discovered on foot, by walking along the paved lanes until the beautiful collegiate church of the XIIth century at the top of the hill, from where you can discover an absolutely unique panorama on the valley of Luberon with its coombs and its forests. A village out of the time, between greenery and light, between mysteries and history...
Charming table :
Le Petit Café: Its small terrace is to die for!
Overlooking the Luberon plain, the village of Lacoste offers a breathtaking panorama from the Luberon to the Mont-Ventoux. As you stroll through its steep and winding streets, you will discover the authentic charm of the perched villages of Provence. Here, almost nothing has changed, no business or restaurant steals the spotlight from the stone houses and medieval heritage.
Its castle, former property of the Marquis de Sade, is a jewel of the Luberon. Tuesday morning market
Not to be missed: The castle and its festival in the quarries, dedicated to theater, dance and opera.
Nestled in a natural setting where pine forests, ochre or white rocks, vineyards of plain or terraced stretching to the sea, Cassis is protected by two monuments of nature that are the Cap Canaille (one of the highest sea cliffs in Europe) glowing in the mistral wind and its Calanques of white limestone.The magic is already working on the small road that leads to the village and winds between vineyards and pine forest. The charm is revealed by walking through the narrow streets and squares lined with colorful fishermen's houses. Cassis forever marks the eyes of those who discover for the first time the harbor, its boats and its welcoming terraces.
La Villa Madie
La Brasserie du Corton