Parcours n°25 - Lourmarin

Privileged route between the mythical villages of South Luberon. Bike ride, for a better visit to Provence and the Pays d'Aigues. Ideal activity for your holiday.

mis à jour le 07/08/2019 par Velo Loisir Provence

33.6 km to go
Duration : 2h50
334 m
334 m
Max. altitude : 376 m

Recommended period(s)

Autumn | Summer | Winter | Spring |

Type(s) of land

Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring) |

Municipality(ies) crossed

Sannes | Cadenet | Cucuron | Vaugines | Ansouis | Lourmarin |

A privileged route between the mythical villages of southern Luberon. A deep immersion in the wine landscapes of the Côtes du Luberon under the wooded and reassuring curve of the Mourre Nègre that peaks at 1125 m.

Not to be missed:

Lourmarin: Renaissance castle (concerts in summer), the Protestant temple, the alleys of the village, at the cemetery the discreet tombs of Albert Camus and Henri Bosco.

Jas de Puyvert: small hill surmounted by a huge dovecote created in the old dungeon of the castle (pedestrian access by stairs).

Cadenet: site of the feudal castle, pierced with troglodytic habitats, Saint-Etienne church, chapel Notre-Dame des Anges, Basketry Museum, Water (July to September).

Ansouis: 12th and 13th century castle, the Romanesque church of Saint-Martin.

Cucuron: pond and its bicentennial plane trees, the old village in its 13th century ramparts, the church of Notre-Dame de Beaulieu, the Marc Deydier Museum (photographs between 1890 and 1924) and the archaeological museum.

Vaugines: St. Peter's and St. Bartholemy church (11th century apse), cave dwellings and beautiful medieval mansions in the village.

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