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  • Location: Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Duration:  6 hours (approx.)
Spend an afternoon exploring the Luberon region’s hilltop villages on this half-day tour from Aix-en-Provence! With an expert guide, discover the delights of Lourmarin, Bonnieux, Roussillon and Gordes, while seeing beautiful Provencal scenery as well as attractions like Pont Julien, a 12th-century church and more.

Highlights

  • Half-day trip to the Luberon region from Aix-en-Provence
  • Explore the gorgeous Provencal villages of Luberon with an expert guide
  • Admire the Renaissance architecture of Lourmarin Castle
  • Travel along the scenic river valley known as Combe of Lourmarin and relax in Bonnieux village
  • Pass the Roman arched bridge of Pont Julien while traveling to Roussillon

What You Can Expect

Luberon Villages Half-Day Tour from Aix-en-Provence

Walk around the quaint village of Roussillon in Provence

Leave Aix-en-Provence by air-conditioned minibus, and travel north to the gorgeous Luberon region with your guide. Embodying picturesque rural France at its finest, the area is awash with charming little hilltop hamlets and villages peppered around the hills – and you’ll see the best of them on your tour!

First stop is Lourmarin for a photo stop against the backdrop of Lourmarin Castle – Provence’s first Renaissance castle. Continue by minivan along the scenic river valley of Combe of Lourmarin, and then arrive in the neighboring village of Bonnieux. Spend time at leisure here, perhaps visiting its 12th-century church or relaxing in the shade of its century-old cedar trees.

Travel through more swathes of soft-hued countryside, passing a Roman arched bridge called Pont Julien, and then take a stroll through the village of Roussillon – known for its orange clay cliffs that are tinged from the soil’s rich ochre pigments.

Before returning to Aix, visit Gordes, a cliff-top village, to soak up its dramatic view. Head back to Aix and finish your tour at the start point in the early evening.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Really excellent! Our guide Lea was fantastic, very friendly and knowledgable :-)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

Awesome tour around amazing countryside.

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