Lagarde-d’Apt: the Luberon between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea
Between the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and the Vaucluse, the Luberon seduces thanks to its variety of landscapes, with several facets composed by the Durance valley in the south, and the Calavon valley in the north. Walking through the Park, you can observe a rich fauna of 270 different species of vertebrates. Ornithology enthusiasts can spot the Jean-le-Blanc circaet, Bonelli’s eagle or the Egyptian vulture. The nature side of the Luberon can also be discovered by following the Voie Verte du Calavon. From Robion to Castellet, this 37-kilometre cycle path passes through the heart of beautiful natural sites. Don’t miss Ansouis, Gordes, Lourmarin, Roussillon and Ménerbes, all of which are among the most beautiful villages in France.
The Museums in the Vaucluse department contribute to the cultural influence of this destination. We can mention the Francesco Petrarch Museum in Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, the Mont-de-piété museum in Avignon, the Château Turcan in Ansouis, the Lavender museum in Cabrières-d’Avignon, the Musée de l’Œuvre in Avignon, the extraordinary museum of Gerges Mazoyer in Ansouis, the Hôtel d’Agar in Cavaillon…