Let’s start our trip by visiting one “of the most beautiful villages in France”,
Les Baux de Provence. This unique village, in the heart of the Regional Natural Reserve
of the Alpilles, is perched on a rocky outcrop, 247 m high. Its paved streets, its
renaissance houses will amaze you… The Baux Castle, located on the highest point
of the plateau, blends in with the rock. It offers spectacular views of the vines,
the olive groves, the Camargue… as far as the sea.
Narrow roads running alongside the mountain range of the Alpilles and crossing olive
groves will lead you to Gordes. Classified as one of “the most beautiful villages
in France”, you’ll love its unique geographical location. 400m up on the hillside,
Gordes overlooks the Calavon valley, with its church and its Renaissance castle at
the top, facing the surrounding hills.
Let’s continue our private sightseeing tour with one of the most beautiful perched
villages in the Luberon, Bonnieux. Before you get there you’ll notice the top of
the church bell tower from afar. 425 m high, it rises above the breathtaking landscape
of the surroundings and watches over this magnificent village.
To end this private tour, we’ll go exploring the splendid village of Lacoste whichis located on a lush green hill above a vast plain. It faces the village of Bonnieux
which can be seen on the opposite hill. Lacoste houses the famous Marquis de Sade’s
castle, from which you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Ventoux, the Luberon, the
Monts de Vaucluse and other perched villages.
des romains. Vous découvrirez le Glanum, ancienne cité romaine bâtie autour d’une
source sacrée. Les vestiges de la cité sont dominés par un mausolée très bien conservé,
et par un arc municipal mutilé, appelés les Antiques.