Lubéron: From Aix, Avignon, Marseille, or Provence
Enjoy La Dolce Vita
DURATION: UP TO 8-HOURS
Drive around five magic villages in the Luberon, starting with Ansouis and then Cucurron. Enjoy lunch in Lourmarin and continue the afternoon to Roussillon, as red as the surrounding ochre-colored hills, and Gordes, standing on a cliff overlooking the Imergue and Calavon valleys.
Crowned by the magnificent Medieval chateau, Ansouis will thrill you with its beautiful ancient houses, the semi-circular Tour (L’Horloge), and the Musée extraordinaire full of stunning pieces of art.
Follow the streets of the vivacious village of Cucuron and reach the Donjon Saint Michel to admire the magnificent roofs from the top. Visit the Church Notre Dame de Beaulieu and its works of art, oil mill, pond, one of the most beautiful fineries of the village.
Developed around two Benedictine Monasteries, the peaceful village of Lourmarin is located at the foot of the Luberon and offers pleasant walks, art galleries, craft shops, and sunny café terraces. Admire the attractive fountains and the old belfry. In the small cemetery rests Albert Camus and Henri Bosco.
Situated in the heart of one of the biggest ochre quarries of the world, you will have the opportunity to walk through the stunning red cliffs dominating the landscape. The houses of Roussillon reflect the many different shades of this striking landscape.
Your trip will end in Gordes, superbly dominated by the church and the castle fortress facing the hill. Its houses of grey and white stone rise up in a spiral around the rock where the village is set. Discover the Bories, ancient stone constructions of old doorways, enjoy shopping and local cafés.
Pick-Up/Drop-Off: Your driver will pick you up from the lobby of your Provence region hotel (Aix, Avignon, Marseille, Provence). At the conclusion of the tour, the driver can return you to the hotel, or if you prefer, perhaps drop you off at a nearby restaurant for dinner (If choosing the latter, taxis back to the hotel are to be paid for locally).
Includes: Knowledgeable English-speaking driver and private car service for up to 8-hours, Transport Expenses.
Excludes: Any entrance to museums or other activities when touring, Food and Beverage.
- Please be aware that the driver, while knowledgeable, is not a licensed guide, and may not leave the vehicle to guide on foot.