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Lourmarin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lourmarin in Vaucluse

Visit Lourmarin: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide To Visit Attractions

France This Way comment: Lourmarin is one of the most important scenic villages in the Luberon region

Lourmarin is situated in the Vaucluse department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Lourmarin. For detailed visitor information see the Lourmarin travel guide.

Attractions in Lourmarin

The Chateau de Lourmarin is a castle on the edge of the village of the same name, with both medieval and renaissance elements: Chateau de Lourmarin

Tourist classifications for Lourmarin include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Cadenet at 3 km and Cucuron at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lourmarin, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lourmarin in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle less than one km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Lourmarin is a castle on the edge of the...

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide
Cadenet

Cadenet

at 3 km (direction south-south-east)

Cadenet is a small town in the south of the Luberon Regional...

See Cadenet guide
Cucuron

Cucuron

at 6 km (direction east)

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover a picturesque...

See Cucuron guide
Bonnieux

Bonnieux

at 8 km (direction north-west)

Less visited than some of the Luberon villages, the upper town in...

See Bonnieux guide
 
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Ansouis

Ansouis

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make...

See Ansouis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean and...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide
Lacoste

Lacoste

at 10 km (direction north-west)

The small village of Lacoste, one of the most beautiful in the...

See Lacoste guide
Apt

Apt

at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

Less touristy than many Provence towns, the highlight in Apt is the...

See Apt guide
Pertuis

Pertuis

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of the Luberon...

See Pertuis guide
Menerbes

Menerbes

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

One of our favourite Luberon villages, the streets of old Menerbes are...

See Menerbes guide
Roussillon

Roussillon

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

As well as the orange houses of the village you can explore...

See Roussillon guide
The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon

Scenery at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

The Ochre mines of Roussillon are eroded into beautiful colours and shapes...

See The Ochre Footpath of Roussillon guide
Oppede-le-Vieux

Oppede-le-Vieux

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

Oppede might be less visited than the more famous of the Luberon...

See Oppede-le-Vieux guide
Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt

Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

It is true that Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt is larger and less visited by tourists...

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vaucluse

Map of places to visit near Lourmarin

 
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Markets in and near Lourmarin

Market days in Lourmarin: weekly market: Friday;

  • Lourmarin: market Friday (0km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (4km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (13km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (14km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (15km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (16km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (16km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (20km)

Hotels near Lourmarin

More information about Lourmarin, Provence

Tourist attractions near Lourmarin, France

What to do at Lourmarin? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lourmarin.

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (34km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Glanum (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (21km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (28km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (49km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (6km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (8km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (14km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (22km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (33km)
  • Jarditrain (34km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (38km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (13km)
  • Colorado Provencal (20km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (31km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (31km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lourmarin is in the south-east of France at 48 kilometres from Avignon, the department capital (general information: Lourmarin is 611 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lourmarin

Canton: Cadenet

Arrondissement: Apt

Department: Vaucluse

Region: Provence

Postcode: 84160

Distance to Lourmarin

from Avignon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 611 km

from Calais: 841 km

from Nice: 153 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 566 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Nice or Marseille airport. Driving is also possible - coming by car to the region takes about 10 hours from the cross-channel ferry ports. For driving distances to Lourmarin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cadenet, Cucuron, La Roque-d'Antheron, Lauris, Puyvert and Vaugines.

This page in French: Visiter Lourmarin

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