Lourmarin Market Fridays Luberon
Julie WhitmarshMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste

Enjoy The fantastic Friday Market at Lourmarin

As you know I’m a real sucker for the local markets and can happily spend a whole week visiting them in turn, sitting in a café having a ‘grand-crème’ whilst watching the world go by and heading home with a basket full of the wonderful local produce, perhaps with a …

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Modern Trobadors

Need help in Lourmarin? Better Call Walter

Last year, about this time, my daughter and I were on our way from Lourmarin to Château d’Esclans in La Motte, about 150 kilometres away in the département of the Var. There, we were to meet with Tom Schreckinger, Communications Director for the Château, and Patrick Léon, chief oenologist for …

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Planning a Stay in the Luberon Village Lourmarin
Caroline LongstaffeExplore

Travel Planning your Stay in the Luberon Village of Lourmarin

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: I am often asked if I could help to plan a stay in Lourmarin, so voilà! This itinerary would work from any of the nearby Luberon villages, I’ve planned it round my favourite market days, listed below. But don’t rush around too much, allow yourself to …

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Room in Chateau Lourmarin
Caroline LongstaffeExplore

Why You Should Take a Tour of the Chateau Lourmarin

Last time I told you about Provence’s first Renaissance château, the Lourmarin Château and promised that next time we would peek inside. Here you will find a fascinating and sometimes quite surprising, eclectic collection of treasures, thanks to the legacy of its last private owner, Robert Laurent Vibert, and The Lourmarin Laurent-Vibert …

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The Lourmarin Chateau
Caroline LongstaffeExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Why You Should Visit The Lourmarin Château

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: The Lourmarin Château lies on the edge of the fairy tale village of Lourmarin, nestled under the gently rolling hills of Provence’s southern Luberon. Visit it to admire its beautiful antiques, discover its fascinating history and enjoy a musical soirée within it ancient walls. …

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Lourmarin in the Luberon by Cobblestone and Vineyards
Cheryl ShufflebothamExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Lourmarin The Most Romantic Village of the Luberon

Here’s a tip! When your husband asks if you would like to be dropped off in the village of Lourmarin for the day, you just say “Yes!” You don’t question it. You just go. You won’t be disappointed. Read the original Cobblestones and Vineyards article for Cheryl’s photos of Lourmarin …

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ExploreModern TrobadorsVillages Towns and Cities

Who’s the Face Behind “Lourmarin, Lourmarin”?

If you follow what’s happening in Lourmarin, the charming village at the southern base of the Luberon where the Manfull family has been hanging their hats for many years, you’ve no doubt seen something about “Lourmarin, Lourmarin.” Have you wondered what “Lourmarin, Lourmarin” is? Earlier this year, it started popping …

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Visit to lourmarin @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExploreVillages Towns and Cities

A video visit to Lourmarin

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaff: Discover the enchantment of this fairy tale village in Provence’s Luberon. Visit its medieval château and enjoy a musical soirée under its rafters. Meander Lourmarin’s chic boutiques, galleries and restaurants, and fabulous Friday market. Explore the stunningly beautiful Luberon region. Its captivating perched villages, sprawling …

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Pont du Gard Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreVillages Towns and Cities

How to Spend a Week Touring Provence from Apt

After living in Provence for a few years and running holiday rental apartments in the heart of Apt, Jen and Chris Mallon continue their exploration of the region. They are wonderful hosts and always happy to help guests with ideas for sightseeing, avoiding the crowds, and some of their favourite …

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Ansouis Village Luberon
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreLocals Travel Tips

Exploring from Apt 4 Day Trips in the Vaucluse

Jen and Chris Mallon decided to move from England to Apt quickly. They decided in June 2018 and arrived in France that September. Leaving their jobs, selling a house, they headed through the channel tunnel to Provence. After four years in the Luberon, they are busy running Cent Cinq self-catered …

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