An ideal base to explore the area, close to the region’s finest destinations :

marche

Markets in Apt (Saturday), Forcalquier (Monday), Coustellet (Sunday), Cavaillon (Friday), L’isle sur la Sorgue (Sunday)

castillon

Hilltop villages packed with myths and legends… Viens, Gordes, Lacoste, Bonnieux, Saignon, Oppède les Vieux, and Roussillon

Luberon 1

Golf available with courses at Pierrevert near Manosque (18 holes), Villars (9 holes) and Saumane near Avignon (18 holes)
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kayak

Canoeing and kayaking at Fontaine de Vaucluse.
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passerelles

With zip lines and bungee jumping four kilometers from our property at Rustrel with Colorado Adventures
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velo

Cycling trips, with two mountain bikes available upon payment of an extra fee (€12 per half-day or €15 per full day)

grottes

Visit the caves at Thouzon au Thor.
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Zwei Mädchen auf Pferden auf einem idyllischen Feldweg

Horseback riding (one kilometer from the house at the St Jean Stables at Caseneuve)
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escalade

Climbing in Buoux in the Aiguebrun Valley and in Cavaillon in the Saint Jacques foothills

parapente

Paragliding in the Luberon with Rutr’Aile Colorado (information hotline +33 (0)6 12 20 39 26 OR aero.luberon@gmail.com)

vol-montgolfiere

Hot air ballooning to enjoy the stunning light and landscapes of the Luberon.
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patrimoine

Explore the park’s geological heritage.
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Mines-dOcre

Take a walk through the preserved ochre mines of Gargas and Roussillon.
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Field of lavender. Provence, France

Visit the lavender distillery, where essential oils are produced, in Coustellet.
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karting

Maurice Chomat Karting to the south of Manosque (approx. 30 kilometers from our property) for ages seven years and older (route de la Durance, 04100 Manosque, 
 +33 (0)4 92 72 08 31)

fromagerie

Visit the Banon dairy, where the most famous goats’ cheese in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region and the only holder of the Appellation d’origine contrôlée (designation of certified origin) in Provence, www.fromagerie-banon.fr

banon

Shopping in Banon means buying brindilles (cured, flavored sausages) from Melchio, www.charcuterie-Melchio.fr 

Take a walk to explore the past and step back in time including the twelfth century Cathedral of Saint Anne in Apt, the Marquis de Sade’s Château in Lacoste (owned by Pierre Cardin) , the ruins of Carluc with its abbey and its stone mausoleum dating from the twelfth century, the Julien Bridge, eight kilometers from Apt and dating from the third century BC, the Sénanque Monastery in Gordes, and a bit further afield, Cassis and the natural heritage of the limestone cliffs known as the Calanques and the Verdon Gorge