Welcome to Lourmarin


Apart from a walk around town, the main sight of note is the Renaissance Château de Lourmarin. Literary pilgrims might also want to peep into the town cemetery, the last resting place of Albert Camus (1913–60), who was living nearby when he was killed in a car accident in 1960, and the French author Henri Bosco (1888–1976).


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$119.88 Day Trips & Excursions

Aix-en-Provence to Luberon Villages Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, Gordes, Luberon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azurphoto stopDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Chateau de Lourmarin, Lourmarin, Luberon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azurfree time in the villageDuration: 1 hourStop At: Vieille Ville de Gordes, Gordes, Luberon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'AzurFree timeDuration: 1 hourStop At: Le Sentier des Ocres, Roussillon, Gordes, Luberon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azurfree time in the villageDuration: 1 hourStop At: Maison de Tourisme de l'Isle sur La Sorgue, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azurfree time Duration: 45 minutesStop At: La Fontaine de Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azurfree timeDuration: 1 hour

$148.43 Day Trips & Excursions

Marseille to Perched Villages of Luberon Full-Day Guided Trip

Meet your guide in the morning near Marseille’s port, then hop into your air-conditioned vehicle to begin your tour through the Luberon region. With medieval villages nestled among rolling lavender fields and rugged hills, the Luberon is widely considered the most attractive corner of Provence. Discover an open-air market each day in a different village : in Gordes on Tuesdays, in Roussillon on Thursdays , in Lourmarin on Fridays and in L'Isle sur la Sorgue on Sundays. As the markets take place in the morning only, the order of the visited sites will change accordingly. Drive along countryside roads at the foot of Luberon, and arrival in Isle-sur-Sorgue. Free time to discover the antiques shops along the canals of the « Venice of Comtat Venaissin ».Go at the source of the Sorgue river visiting Fontaine-de-Vaucluse. Walk up to the cave where this impressive river emerges.Wander in the exceptional hilltop village of Gordes which ranks among the most beautiful villages in France. A photo stop at Senanque abbey will be included between mid-June and mid-July only, during the lavender blooming season, to take pictures of the lavender fields.Continuation toward the colourful village of Roussillon and its ochre cliffs.Way back through the hilltop village of Bonnieux and the picturesque and winding Combe of Lourmarin. Free time in the charming village of Lourmarin, famous for its Renaissance castle.Free time for lunch (not included) on your own during the tour.Please note: As the markets only take place in the morning, the order of sites and villages visited may change.

$125.59 Day Trips & Excursions

Provence Wine Tasting Tour Plus Luberon from Aix-en-Provence

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Montagne Sainte Victoire, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azurdrive throughStop At: Domaine Terre de Mistral, Rousset, Bouches-du-Rhone, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azurwine tastingDuration: 1 hourStop At: Mas de Cadenet, Trets, Bouches-du-Rhone, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azurwine tasting1Duration: 1 hourStop At: Chateau de Lourmarin, Lourmarin, Luberon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azurfree time in the villageDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Le Sentier des Ocres, Roussillon, Gordes, Luberon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azurfree time in the villageDuration: 1 hourStop At: Vieille Ville de Gordes, Gordes, Luberon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azurfree time in the villageDuration: 1 hour

$125.59 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Marseille Shore Excursion - Full Day Wine Tour in Provence

We offer you a worry-free shore excursion, ensuring your timely return to the Cruise port, at least one hour before your departure time.You'll meet your english-speaking wine expert guide at 9.30am at the Marseille cruise pier.Your guide will drive you in a clean, comfortable & A/C minivan accomodating up to 8 people maximum.You'll visit 2 wineries along the day. At each winery, the visits are private and educational and will be adapted to your level of knowledge. Curious beginners or connoisseurs are welcome! You'll go behind the scenes to learn while visiting the winemaking & the aging rooms. You'll have plenty of time to take pictures in the middle of the vines, and at anytime, to capture the beauty of Provence countryside.Along the day, you'll taste some of the finest Rosés from Provence but also powerful and well-balanced reds, and aromatic and lively whites. Your guide will teach you the different steps to go through while tasting,if required, in order to maximise your wine tasting experience.You will get about 2h free time for lunch and for visit in one of the most beautiful towns/ cities from the area: the charming little port of Cassis, or the picturesque village of Lourmarin or the lively and elegant city of Aix en Provence: A great way to sample the local life, go shopping or get a change to enjoy the delicious french food thanks to the restaurant recommendations from your guide!You'll be back to Marseille Cruise Port around 4/4.30pm (other return time possible - to be defined with you after your booking) with plenty of time before your cruise ship departure time.We select different types of wineries in order to offer you the opportunity to see different ways to work. We have developped partnerships allowing us to take you behind the scenes: from the winemaking & the aging rooms to the bottling lines: you'll see everything! Your guide will also explain you about the soil, the climate, the grape varieties, the famous "terroir" but also the picking, the pruning, green harvesting and many other subjects in a relaxed and educational way.

$856.31 Day Trips & Excursions

Provence Small-Group Tour from Aix-en-Provence

Drive through the Alpilles National Park and reach the perched medieval village of Baux-de-Provence. Free time to explore the narrow streets, gallery and 10th century fortress. Drive to Saint-Remy de Provence. Photo stop on the "plateau des Antiques" Roman monuments and lunch at leisure in the village. Market on Wednesdays. Then on to Gordes, a medieval village listed by UNESCO and considered as one of the most beautiful of France. Photo stop over the village and free time at leisure to visit the church, cobbled stone streets and village or castle.Drive along the regional park of Luberon and its amazing landscape and stop in the Ochre village of Roussillon. Free time at leisure in the village or walk along the Ochre path during a 30 min walk through the Provençal Colorado, an ancient ochre quarry.Drive through the hilltop village of Bonnieux, Pont Julien Roman Bridge and stop in Lourmarin, an authentic village where Peter Mayle was used to leave. Free time to visit the village and admire the 18th century castle. Back to Aix-en-Provence when the tour is finished.

$525.20 Day Trips & Excursions

Aix-en-Provence to Luberon Hilltop Villages Private Day Trip

Leave Aix-en-Provence in the afternoon and head to your first stop in Lourmarin, the charming Provençal village where the author Peter Mayle used to stay. Enjoy some free time to walk around the village and enjoy a wine tasting or visit the 18th century castle which houses a collection of 18th century furniture.Next, drive along one of the most beautiful roads in Provence through the medieval village of Bonnieux and across the Roman bridge of Pont Julien. You will then reach the hilltop village of Roussillon, the small "Provençal Colorado". While you're hear, take the opportunity to walk along the Ochre path which takes about 35 minutes. The last visit takes place in Gordes, a medieval dry stone village classified as a world park heritage by UNESCO and listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France.At the end of your tour, head back to Aix-en-Provence.