Along with Sénanque and Le Thoronet, Silvacane is one of the three Cistercian abbeys of Provence. During the visit of the Abbey of Silvacane, you will discover its history, its architecture, Romanesque art, the life of the monks and the exceptional stained glass windows of Sarkis. The construction of the Abbey of Silvacane began in the 12th century, and ended completely in the 15th century.
And its lovely castle
The village of Lourmarin
In the south of the Luberon, in the heart of Provence, discover and visit the charming village of Lourmarin, classified among the Most Beautiful Villages of France. Taste the flavors of Provençal life, strolling along the flowery, narrow and charming alleys of Lourmarin. During your stroll, you will appreciate the monuments of the city such as the belfry, the fountains, the Romanesque church, the Renaissance Castle and the Temple. The Renaissance Château of Lourmarin is an essential stopover on your walk. This remarkable monument is the first Renaissance Chateau in Provence, it was built in the 15th century and was classified as a historical monument in 1973. You can visit this castle on a guided or solo visit. Lourmarin is a village marked by the passage of Albert Camus. This author, philosopher and intellectual had taken up residence in this village. His tomb is the starting point for the tour through Lourmarin.
In the heart of the Luberon and in the surroundings close to Lourmarin, you will find many monuments to visit such as the Chapel of Vaugines, a typical Provencal village, but also many traders and craftsmen who exercise their unique know-how, we will help you. particularly recommend to discover La Lustrerie Mathieu in Gargas.
In the heart of Roque-d'Anthéron Silvacane Abbey
Exceptional sites steeped in history The hilltop villages of the Luberon
The Luberon is home to some of the most beautiful villages in France. We have prepared a short itinerary for you that will take you through some of them. Start your walk through the Luberon with a visit to Bonnieux, which will charm you with its panoramic view. Continue with Lacoste and the discovery of its famous castle, then continue with Gordes which will seduce you with its castle, its church and its calades. End with the village of Roussillon, which will surprise you with its distinctive ocher color.
Nicknamed the "Venice Comtadine" L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
L'Isle sur la Sorgue is the capital of the flea market. Vintage enthusiasts and those who like to find antiques, meet in the Village des Antiquaires. During your walk in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, you can stroll along the banks of the Sorgue or walk the pedestrian streets of the city center to discover all its beauties. We also advise you to go to the Villa Datris Foundation and discover the current exhibition.
In the heart of the Monts de Vaucluse Vaucluse fountain
Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is an atypical and picturesque village which will charm and seduce you with its geographical location and its geological particularity. The whole village is nestled around the chasm of Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, a pleasant source of water that you will enjoy walking along for a stroll. The village hosts museums such as the Santons Ecomuseum, the Library Museum, the Call for Freedom Museum and Vallis Clausa.
"The City of a Thousand Fountains" Aix en Provence
Discover the city of Aix-en-Provence by losing yourself in the cobbled streets of the city center. You will be charmed by the monuments, shaded squares and the many fountains for which the city is famous. Stroll through the alleys of the old town and stop at a cafe or restaurant. Take the opportunity to taste the famous Calisson d'Aix-en-Provence!