Villages à découvrir

Entre les Alpes et la Méditerranée, profitez de vos vacances pour partir à la découverte du Vaucluse et de ses nombreux villages perchés et cités de caractère. C’est au détour des petites rues pavées et des maisons en pierre qu’on trouve encore tout le charme et l’authenticité de la Provence.

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Sault in Provence

THE CRADLE OF LAVENDER

Only 5 minutes from the residence is the charming village of Sault. Situated on a rocky promontory at an altitude of 766 meters, it overlooks a plateau of lavender and offers a magnificent palette of colors between the blue and gold of the wheat fields. Stroll along its narrow streets to admire this place of authentic charm. Are you there at snack time? This is the opportunity to taste its lavender honey or the famous nougat of André Boyer. So, make the big Sault! 

The village of Banon

FAMOUS FOR ITS CHEESE 

Discover the charming village of Banon, located about 20 minutes from Saint-Trinit and the residence. Known for its rich heritage and its tasty goat cheese, Banon welcomes you for a walk frozen in time. You will get lost in the narrow streets of its old medieval village, up to the top of the hill to observe the superb panorama on the Lure mountain. During your visit, don’t miss the Librairie Le Bleuet, the largest independent bookstore in rural France, and the Eglise Haute where art exhibitions, theatrical performances, and concerts are organized from April to October.

Village de Banon
Village d'Apt

The village of Apt

CAPITAL OF THE LUBERON

Renowned for its local products and in particular for its speciality, candied fruits, for which it is classified among the “Remarkable sites of taste”. On Saturday mornings, you can visit its unmissable market which crosses the entire old town. A privileged moment to taste the local culture, between traditions, art of living and flavours full of sun.

Forcalquier

HIGHER THAN THE ALPS

The village of Forcalquier, 47 minutes from the residence, is an unmissable stopover during your stay in the Alpes de Haute Provence! In a Provencal setting, explore emblematic monuments such as its citadel from which you can contemplate a 360° view on the surroundings. The Château de Sauvan or the monastery of Ganagobie on the bank of the Durance, both classified as historical monuments. You can also discover the Cordeliers Convent where you will find beautiful gardens and sensory workshops to awaken your senses. And finally, go to the classified cemetery of Forcalquier, famous for its cloister of greenery formed by alleys of pruned yews.

Village de Forcalquier
Village de Gordes

Gordes

MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGE IN FRANCE

Gordes is one of the most beautiful villages in France! Sentinel of stone, you will fall under the charm of its typically Provencal foundations. Between the Castle of Gordes, its great exhibitions, the Abbey of Sénanque Cistercian monastery and one of the most famous sites of the Regional Natural Park of Luberon. Gordes has everything to amaze you! For a jump in the history of the village, dive into the heart of the craft activities of Gordes in the Middle Ages and enter the Caves of the Palais Saint Firmin to discover the olive oil mill, silos, vats of the time…

Discover also the points of interest and the activities to do around the residence.