The fortress of the Lords of Les Baux, an eagle's nest on a rocky spur. From the Middle Ages, there remains the citadel and the ruins of the castle. A village to discover at sunset, you will be surprised by the enchantment of the landscape, the colours.
The largest municipality in France, an ancient and Romanesque city, has an architectural heritage that is unique in the world, and the French city with the largest number of Roman monuments after Rome has 7 sites listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO (Théâtre Antique, Arènes, Thermes de Constantin, Eglise St-Trophine, les Alyscamps...)
A bridge and a festival make the capital of Vaucluse famous. From the Saint-Bénezet bridge, reach the Palais des Papes via the Place de l'horloge and its café terraces. On its Doms rock, the Popes' Palace, a Gothic masterpiece, impresses by its size and history.
Le Pont du Gard
For 2000 years, this masterpiece of aqueduct has been crossing the Gardon valley without flanking it. 3 asymmetrical floors of arcades, in perfect harmony. Reflecting the perfection of Roman architects in the combination of beauty and technical prowess, the Pont du Gard supplied the ancient Nîmes with spring water.
This feudal city belonged to a duchy as old as Charlemagne. The city offers pleasant visits such as the Fenestrelle tower, the only remains of the 12th century Romanesque church. When you arrive at Herb Square, linger under the vaulted galleries.
Saint-Rémy de Provence
Her name has resonated all over the world since Van Gogh painted it. Its fountains, one of which owes its name to a local child, Nostradamus, its boulevards lined with plane trees and its shadowy narrow streets would make you forget the splendours of the Roman remains of Glanum: a delicately carved triumphal arch and a mausoleum carved with battle and hunting scenes.
Walks, bike rides or horseback rides in this immense natural park on the thematic trails of the Pont de Gau ornithological park to discover the Camargue nature and its ponds at your own pace. For lovers of the sea and the great sandy beaches, visit Piémanson, Beauduc, and Saintes Maries de la Mer.
Between the Alps and the Mediterranean, the Luberon mountainous barrier offers magnificent perched villages such as Gordes and its bories, Roussillon, its quarries and its Conservatoire des Ocres, Bonnieux, Lacoste, Oppède le Vieux, and superb Cistercian abbeys like Sénanque and Silvacane.