Hilltop Villages in Luberon Excursions à Aix-en-Provence
Hilltop Villages in Luberon: A discovery itinerary through the most beautiful and charming hill-top villages in Luberon, all sentinels of time gone by. Photo stop in Lourmarin, one of the most beautiful villages in France, famous for its Renaissance castle. Bonnieux, a picture perfect Provençal village, on top of which stands a 12th century church surrounded by century-old cedars.
Continue to Roussillon through the Pont Julien, roman bridge. Discover Roussillon: perched on the top of cliff of old ochre quarries, the village is a painter's palette, a magical place where combinations of oxides give to the ochre an infinite variety of colors, which can be found in the landscape and on the frontage of its houses. Gordes offers an extraordinary vision of a village erected on the cliff.
His fortress castle and church dominate the typical houses of the village which were built with stones from the rock on which they are fitting.
Meeting/pick-up point: Apple Store Aix-en-Provence 2 Place du General de Gaulle.
Meeting time: At 1:30pm.
End/closing time: At 7:30pm.
Duration: 6 hours.
End/closing time: At 1pm.
Opening days/period: Monday and Thursday.
Languages: English-speaking driver-guide.