Tourism in Joucas

in the Vaucluse, we invite you to visit Joucas. This authentic village can be discovered along the streets. Here, life unfolds at a different pace. Close to some of the Vaucluse’s must-see tourist sites, the village of Joucas is a real haven of peace.

In this Vaucluse village, nature is omnipresent. Numerous paths have been laid out in this unspoiled area of the Luberon. You will also have the opportunity to try your hand at other activities in the Vaucluse: ultralight flying, tree climbing, via ferrata, rock climbing…

Fish caught in the Mediterranean, rosé wines, peaches, apricots, Provençal olives, fougasses and soccas from Nice, ratatouille, bull stew, goat or mountain cheeses in the Alps, calissons, shuttles or honey sweets… The diversity of climates in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur offers a renowned gastronomy. The local markets organized in the region allow you to participate in local life, while buying specialties that you will enjoy the same day, for example by organising an aperitif.

The sumptuous landscapes are not the only tourist attraction of the Luberon: churches, castles, museums, fountains are also worth the detour.

The Tourist Office of Joucas will advise you on the activities to be discovered and the monuments.

Would you like to stay in southeastern France? You can discover a wide choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Vaucluse: campsites, hotels, bed and breakfasts…

Discovering the Luberon

Between Vaucluse and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the Luberon seduces thanks to its variety of landscapes, between Pays d’Apt, Pays de Forcalquier, Montagne de Lure, Calavon valley, Vaucluse mounts, Durance valley… During your hikes, you will be able to meet a little less than 300 different species of vertebrates (birds, reptiles, fish, mammals…). Ornithology amateurs can notably see Bonelli’s eagle, a particularly rare species of bird of prey. The Luberon side of nature can also be discovered by walking the Green Way of Calavon. From Robion to Castellet, this 37-kilometre-long cycle route uses the route of an old railway line. The villages of the Luberon each have a real charm. Some of them belong to the very select club of the most beautiful villages of France: Ansouis, Lourmarin, Gordes, Roussillon and Ménerbes.

The Museums in the Vaucluse department

During your stay in the Vaucluse, you will find many ideas for cultural activities. The Vaucluse is home to several dozen museums. Where to go? You can visit museums with unusual or more classic collections, such as the history museum of L’Appel de la Liberté in Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, the extraordinary museum of Gerges Mazoyer d’ Ansouis, the ecomuseum of the calls of Saint-Didier de Saint-Didier.