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


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


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

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Golf available with courses at Pierrevert near Manosque (18 holes), Villars (9 holes) and Saumane near Avignon (18 holes)
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Canoeing and kayaking at Fontaine de Vaucluse.
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With zip lines and bungee jumping four kilometers from our property at Rustrel with Colorado Adventures
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Cycling trips, with two mountain bikes available upon payment of an extra fee (€12 per half-day or €15 per full day)


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


Paragliding in the Luberon with Rutr’Aile Colorado (information hotline +33 (0)6 12 20 39 26 OR


Hot air ballooning to enjoy the stunning light and landscapes of the Luberon.
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Explore the park’s geological heritage.
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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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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, 
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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,


Shopping in Banon means buying brindilles (cured, flavored sausages) from Melchio, 

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