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Luberon Shore Excursion | Planet Provence - Private Wine Tours

Luberon & Hilltop Villages

The Luberon from village to village

Discover some of the most beautiful villages in France, nestled among hills, orchards, vineyards, castles, abbeys, spectacular canyons, a world of beauties to pick up on the way. Luberon has a full range of natural, history and gastronomic treasures to offer!


Lourmarin and Bonnieux

The Combe of Lourmarin separates the Greater Luberon range from the Lesser Luberon. The natural regional park is a must see when visiting the region.Enjoy in Lourmarin the provençal “art de vivre”. With its bars, restaurants and galleries in the middle of the wild nature, this pretty typical village is a haven for artists. Albert Camus has been living here for years, and made therefore this place world famous.

After entering by a canyon, discover the picturesque hilltop village of Bonnieux and and an incredible view on the Monts de Vaucluse and the beautiful village of Lacoste.


The narrow cobbled streets of this medieval village bring you to the castle of the infamous Marquis de Sade. The fashion designer Pierre Cardin bought it in 2001 and renovated it. Since then takes place every summer a music and theater festival.


Built on a hill, this superb village shows a lot of historical episodes. Many artists, comedians and writers once owned houses in Menerbes, among them Nicolas de Staël, Pablo Picasso and Peter Mayle. From the top of the hill, one can embrace a wonderful landscape.


In the heart of the Vaucluse mountains, Gordes hangs on a rocky promontory. It has been listed as “one of the most beautiful villages in France”, and hosts as well many artists retreats. Down from the village you can discover the “Bories”, little stone made round huts, where shepherds once settled. A few kilometers away, hidden in a green valley, appears the cistercian Abbey of Sénanque. Monks still live there producing honey, liqueurs and lavender essence from the colorful fields just above.


This village, world famous for its superb red cliffs and ochre quarries, is nick named the”Colorado of Provence”. Visit the impressive “Conservatoire des Ocres et des Couleurs”, where you will learn how to do pigments for painting.

The Full Day Tour includes

The knowledge and guidance with an English speaking driver, transportation by air conditioned luxury vehicle, bottles of water.

Lunch, personal expenses, and any services not mentioned above are not included.

 From 2 to 6 people

 Full day tour – 8h

On request

Transportation in a luxury 7-seater car