Lourmarin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lourmarin in Vaucluse

Visit Lourmarin: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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 places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Lourmarin

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)

More information about Lourmarin, Provence

Tourist attractions near Lourmarin, France

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)
  • 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)

Geography and distances

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

Lourmarin is in the south-east of France. 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