Luxury activities and exceptional tourism in Provence and the Luberon in France

Tourism Relaxation and Well-being in Provence

Tourism Relaxation and Well-being in Provence - Achat vente mas bastide maison Provence Luberon

The richness of the Luberon for luxury tourism

Tourist region par excellence, Provence has easy access by the TGV station of Avignon or Aix-en-Provence and Marseille Provence international airport. Moreover, the Avignon airfield hosts daily private jets during the summer.

The Vaucluse and specifically Luberon offers a substantial accommodation for all tastes and budgets. Bed and breakfasts, hotels and vacation rental villas, all with swimming pools are easy to book. The luxury hotels are very well represented in the Vaucluse and in Provence with the "Bastide de Gordes" palace and other five and four-star hotels offering quality cuisine, inviting swimming pools or spas offering Massages with natural essential oils.

Provence gastronomy is based on local production of very high quality: fruits, vegetables, lambs, aromatic plants, truffles. It is sublimated by the creativity of the starred chefs in the restaurants offering menus containing the seasonal products.

Provence markets offer local crafts, but the markets of fruits and vegetables producers are in the spotlight. Maraichers offer their local productions of truffles in winter, olive oil, strawberries of Carpentras and cherries from Venasque in spring, peaches and melons of Cavaillon in summer, saffron, apricots and figs, grapes ... Organic crops are found in the natural landscape of vineyards, olive groves, and lavender fields.

Known throughout the world and exploited for two thousand years, the vineyards and vineyards of the Vaucluse will make you visit their cellars and taste their wines in the AOC Côtes du Rhône, AOC Ventoux, AOC Luberon. The wines are declined in a prestigious card: Châteauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Beaumes de Venise, Côtes du Luberon.

A market of Provence, the flavors and colors of the south of France are offered to you: fruits and vegetables, herbs and smelling and tasty plants, goat cheeses, olive oil, honeys and jams, asparagus, fougasses ... Provence is therefore savored also in the market places, at the table of a gourmet restaurant and not only in the garden and the edges of swimming pool.

Nature and sport in the Luberon

Nature and sport in the Luberon - Achat vente propriétés châteaux  Provence Luberon

You can enjoy multiple sports during your holidays in Luberon

Green tourism is in the spotlight thanks to the many hiking trails for lovers of walking. The protected area that offers the Luberon and its surroundings with the natural park of the Luberon and Mont Ventoux mountains, the Alpilles regional park in the west and the Verdon regional park in the east, the Vaucluse Extraordinary variety of sites and landscapes favoring outdoor activities.

Hiking, cycling, horseback riding or hot-air ballooning allow you to fully enjoy the unspoilt natural landscape of the region.
Cycling and mountain biking benefit from numerous marked itineraries in the Vaucluse, crossing ochres, lavender fields, vineyards and hilltop villages. The ascension of Mont Ventoux remains a classic stage of the Tour de France by bike.

In addition, many providers offer sports activities in the natural setting of the Luberon such as canoeing, tree climbing, canyonning or paragliding. The Vaucluse contains climbing sites renowned such as the Dentelles de Montmirail, the combes of Ventoux, and the Cliffs of Buoux.

Riding lovers will find many equestrian centers in the Vaucluse to discover Provence on horseback.

Golf enthusiasts are invited to practice their favorite sport on the three international golf courses in the heart of Provence: Golf d'Avignon in Morieres Les Avignon, Le Golf du Grand Avignon in Vedène or Provence Golf Country Club in Saumane De Vaucluse. The most assiduous will go to the Golf de Pont Royal located in Mallemort.

The numerous natural pools and rivers make it possible to refresh the heat of the summer announced by the song of the cicadas. After all these activities at dusk you will be able to observe the stars around a deserved barbecue on your terrace, adopting Provençal style and rhythm of life...
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Historical and Cultural Heritage in Provence

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Provence is a very rich historical and cultural region, civilization has entered France by the Mediterranean perimeter to go up the Rhone by importing Roman architecture and the culture of the vine. The Roman era allowed the rise of cities and the development of agriculture throughout the region. Many cities of the region possess extremely well preserved remnants of that time and museums. In Vaucluse, it is the cities of Orange with its beautifully preserved ancient theater and the vestiges of Vaison-la-Romaine which benefit from the most beautiful testimonies of this period. The Via Appia crossed the south of France and many monuments have crossed Centuries, offering us a life-size vision of the organization of Roman cities and their daily life.

The medieval period later enriched the heritage of Provence, the Papacy settling in 1309 in Avignon. The region is a crossroads between Spain, the kingdom of France and the duchy of Savoy. The Palais de Papes in Avignon and the numerous medieval fortresses bear witness to this era. The Vaucluse then called Comtat Venaissin having become pontifical land and Avignon the capital of Christendom, Palaces, churches, frescoes and decorations flourish, vineyards develop. It was at this time that the Hebrew community found there a land of welcome.

In addition, some hilltop villages characteristic of this region of Provence are classified among the most beautiful villages in France: Ansouis, Gordes, Roussillon and Ménerbes in the Luberon, Séguret in Haut-Vaucluse, Venasque in Comtat Venaissin and Lourmarin in the plain At the foot of the south Luberon.

Between vestiges romains, Jewish heritage and testimonies of the time of the Popes, the museums and monuments of Vaucluse plunge you in the History of the south of France.

Whether on a hike in the heart of vineyards and lavender fields near the abbey of Senanque, in the heart of Avignon town with the Palais des Papes and Saint Bénezet bridge or in the Luberon by visiting the villages Perched, the heritage of Vaucluse testifies to the richness of its past.

During the summer and throughout the year, many festivals and exhibitions take place throughout the department of Vaucluse. The most famous are the international theater festival in Avignon, with the Off festival, which gives the city a courtyard of miracles, the lyrical art festival Choregies at Orange ...