The villages of southeastern France offer you a return to your roots. You will love Cucuron, a picturesque village in the Vaucluse. You will appreciate the authenticity and charm of a typical Luberon village.

Do you long for a peaceful vacation, and revitalize yourself away from the noise? Take advantage of your trip to Cucuron to revitalize yourself with your loved ones.

Are you looking for a destination adapted to active vacations, where you can revitalize yourself in contact with nature that is both generous and wild? Rent a mountain bike or your bike, put on your best walking shoes and explore the sunny roads and paths of the Luberon. In the surrounding area, nature activities are varied: horse riding, golf, tree climbing, via ferrata, climbing, paragliding…

From the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea to the mountain pastures of the alpine valleys, the attractiveness of southeastern France is also based on a great diversity of gastronomy. The terroir is part of the identity of this part of the Luberon, where local producers perpetuate products.

Churches, belfries, fountains and wash houses, abbeys and monasteries… You can also discover a famous local heritage or a more confidential one. The Tourist Office of Cucuron will advise you on the activities available and the monuments to be visited. You wish to find accommodation in Southern France? Discover a selection of accommodation to spend your stay in the Vaucluse: hotels, guest houses, campsites…

Monuments and heritage of Cucuron

The Etang basin was originally a water reserve to supply the flour mill. Today, the pond is lined with plane trees and has become a meeting place in the heart of the village.

The Donjon Saint Michel is a vestige of the old castle that once protected Cucuron. From the top of the tower, you can enjoy a 360 degree view of the southern Luberon.

Built in the Middle Ages, the church of Notre Dame de Beaulieu has been modified several times. It has a remarkable architecture.

The chapel of l’Ermitage, north of Cucuron, can be the starting point for walks in the wooded hills.

Cucuron: the Luberon on the natural side

The Luberon Regional Natural Park is characterized by its remarkable natural areas. Between vineyards, orchards and forests, valleys and hills, the Park offers visitors a mosaic of landscapes. Walking through the Park, you can admire a rich fauna of 270 species of vertebrates evolving in dry or wet areas, on land, underground or in the sky. Ornithology enthusiasts can observe the Jean-le-Blanc circaet, the Egyptian vulture and Bonelli’s eagle. The Luberon can also be explored on a bicycle. From Cucuron, you can set off on the paths and roads of the Regional Nature Park, to encounter landscapes of great beauty. The villages of the Luberon have all developed their identity, and five of them have been awarded the label of the most beautiful villages in France: Gordes, Lourmarin, Roussillon and Ménerbes, Ansouis.

The Museums in the Vaucluse department

Housed in a 17th century house, the Marc Deydier Museum presents the history of the village of Cucuron. You can discover prehistoric and ancient vestiges, and many old photographs.

Numerous museums await you in the Vaucluse, for cultural and fun visits. What to visit? We can for example mention the Hôtel d’Agar in Cavaillon, the printing museum in Valréas, the Musée de l’Œuvre in Avignon…

Practical Informations

Would you like to discover Cucuron? We can help you prepare your visit.

  • Location: Cucuron is located in the south of the Luberon, about 35 km north of Aix en Provence.
  • Nearby tourist towns and villages: Cadenet, Lourmarin, Ansouis, Aix-en-Provence
  • Accommodation: You can book a bed and breakfast, a hotel room, a holiday rental, a pitch or a mobile home in a campsite.
  • Market days: every Tuesday morning.
  • Tourist Office (address): 11 Cours de Pourrières, 84160 Cucuron
  • Tourist Office (phone): (+33)4 90 77 28 37
  • Official website: https://www.luberoncoeurdeprovence.com/