Gordes Luberon Villages
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Gordes, a Beautiful Hillside Village in the Luberon

Contributor blog post by Michel: Gordes is a beautiful village in the Luberon region about 1 hour southeast of our home in Sablet. The obviously strategic site where Gordes sits has been occupied since prehistoric times. The stone buildings were built against the base of the cliffs and spiral up …

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The Village of Goult in the Luberon in Provence
Cheryl ShufflebothamExploreVillages Towns and Cities

The Village of Goult is a Secret Luberon Gem

While most tourists visiting the Luberon head right for the spectacular villages of Gordes and Roussillon, there lies tucked away in a world all its own, the quiet, refined, and classy town of Goult. Classy is the word to describe this quaint little village with its photogenic little square of …

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Luberon vineyards near Menerbes Provence
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The Luberon adorned in her Autumn golden, crimson gown

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: Each season, I say to myself, that this is my favourite…… Winter ~ bundling up in soft woolens, crisp winter mornings; sparkling frost, magical snow flakes. Spring ~ gathering boughs of spring blossoms and filling my home with daffodils. Summer ~ sunflowers and eating …

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Banon Visit Explore Provence @ProvenceTayls
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Banon a Village to Visit in Provence

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Take the D179 then D22 heading north easterly , stop for an ice cream in Simiane la Rotonde and take in the peace and tranquility of this small perched village before you arrive in Banon. Famous for its cheese (typically Goats cheese wrapped in …

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Joucas views #Luberon #ExploreProvence @Cobblestonesand Vineyards
Cheryl ShufflebothamExploreVillages Towns and Cities

The Luberon Village of Joucas Still Has My Heart

I’m back in Provence and exploring a bunch of villages, all in the name of research, to confirm which one is my favourite. And Joucas still is the one! The Luberon is very quiet today at the end of August with all the tourists had returned home from their summer …

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Roussillon #ExploreProvence #Luberon @GirlgoneGallic
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Roussillon – A Very Colorful Day in Provence

The Village of Roussillon “Une Journée Très Colorée”… The village of Roussillon is a tiny village filled with cafés and galleries selling pottery, art, and souvenirs.  It is a quaint little village perched on top of hillside, painted hues of orange, yellow and reds to match the nearby ochre mines.  …

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Visit to Curcuron #Luberon @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Must Do Provence: A visit to Cucuron 

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: We almost bought a village house in Cucuron… How different life might have been! It’s a charming village, home to about 2000 villagers, on the south side of the Luberon, a short drive to Lourmarin and accessible to Aix en Provence. Tuesday is market …

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Provencal Lavender by the Chateau in Lourmarin @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExploreVillages Towns and Cities

A video tour of the Provence’s perched villages of the Luberon

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaff: Explore the picturesque ‘villages-perchés’ of Provence’s stunning Luberon Valley. Starting in Lourmarin, join this video tour through this breathtakingly beautiful countryside. Meander through the vineyards, olive groves and fruit orchards and discover the charms of these captivating historical villages (and these are just some …

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Lacoste across the vineyards @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Lacoste and Ménerbes Two Captivating Luberon Villages

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: Continuing our tour of Provence’s beautiful Luberon hillside villages; last time we took the D943 from Lourmarin, through the dramatic gorge to Bonnieux, Lacoste and Ménerbes now await. Lacoste, a tiny, sometimes forgotten perched village has breathtaking views across the sweeping Luberon landscape, Mont Ventoux and Les Alpes. …

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Photos of Goult in the Luberon #ExploreProvence @DavidTayls
David & Karen TaylorExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Goult Luberon Village Well Worth a Visit

We attend the annual Christmas carol service in Goult each year, it’s often cold and not the time to wander around the village! By contrast, when we visited this week it was the complete contrast, almost too hot to walk around! We had forgotten just how nice it is, …Continue reading …

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