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Tourism and travel guide

The village of Cadenet welcomes you to the Durance valley, in the heart of the sumptuous landscapes of the southern Luberon.

Can the small town of Cadenet have dreamed of a more beautiful location in the heart of the attractive landscapes of the Vaucluse? This typical Luberon village will seduce you with its authenticity. You will find on the spot various stores of proximity, while benefiting from a serene atmosphere.

Various nature activities await you in the hills and valleys of the Luberon. Rent a mountain bike or your own, take your backpack and explore the sunny paths of the Luberon. in the Vaucluse, nature activities are diverse: paragliding, tree climbing…

As you travel along the roads of the Luberon, you will be able to visit historical and tourist monuments: churches or old abbeys, old houses, wash houses, castles… The ruins of the castle still stand at the top of a hill. You can also discover a number of fountains as you stroll through Cadenet.

In Cadenet, as everywhere in the Vaucluse department, the local cuisine is a tourist attraction in its own right. The local markets organized in the region are a unique opportunity to live a convivial experience, while enjoying local products. For example, you can visit Bastide du Laval in Cadenet, which offers wines and olive oil produced on site. A market is held every Monday in Cadenet, and a farmers’ market is held every Saturday between April and November.

Are you looking for accommodation in southeastern France? Do you like camping? Do you prefer accommodation in a bed and breakfast or hotel? We can help you find the accommodation of your dreams in the region. To find ideas for activities, you can get in touch with the Tourist Office.

Discovering the Luberon

The Luberon Regional Natural Park is defined by its remarkable natural areas. Between fields, vineyards and wooded areas, valleys and mountains, the Park offers visitors a mosaic of landscapes. During your hikes, you will be able to observe more than 270 species of vertebrates. Ornithology enthusiasts can spot the Jean-le-Blanc circaet, Bonelli’s eagle or the Egyptian vulture. The Luberon can also be explored by bike.

From Cadenet, take the paths and roads of the Park, to discover the landscapes and terroirs that characterize it. The Luberon is also known for its picturesque villages, which you can easily visit around Cadenet.

Read more: Luberon Regional Natural Park

Historical heritage around Cadenet

Partly troglodyte, the Cadenet castle is well worth a visit. This magnificent building was destroyed by Louis XIV and burnt down during the Revolution. But there are still some very fine ruins, and a fine view of the surrounding area awaits you.

The Lourmarin castle, with its Renaissance architecture, attracts many visitors. You can also take the opportunity to visit Lourmarin, one of the most beautiful villages in France.

Silvacane Abbey is also just a few kilometres from Cadenet. This medieval Cistercian abbey is a jewel of Romanesque architecture.

Visiting Cadenet: practical information

Cadenet is situated in the Durance valley, north of Aix-en-Provence. The Luberon Sud Tourisme Office can help you plan your visit or your stay in Cadenet: