Tourism and travel guide

Do you know the Luberon? In the Vaucluse, the village of Maubec is nestled in a remarkable natural setting.

Are you looking for a quiet vacation, and revitalize yourself far from any activity? An excursion to Maubec will allow you to revitalize yourself as a couple, with friends or with your family.

The proximity of nature is a major part of the attraction of Maubec. You can walk along the hiking trails of this preserved area of the Luberon. In the surroundings of the Vaucluse, nature activities are numerous. You can for example visit the region during a horse riding session, or take a climbing course.

Fruits and vegetables, fish and shellfish, wines from Bandol or the Rhône valley, olives from the Alpilles: the diversity of the soils in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur has given birth to a renowned gastronomy. The cuisine is part of the identity of this part of the Luberon, where local producers make products (re)live.

Nature activities are not the only tourist attraction of the Luberon: churches, museums and castles are also open to visitors. You can visit the 18th-century baroque church of Maubec, admire the lovingly restored old castle and the clock tower.

You want to stay in the Vaucluse? You can discover a selection of accommodations to spend your stay in the Vaucluse: hotels, campsites, bed and breakfast… The Tourist Office of Maubec will advise you on the activities on offer and the tourist sites that can be visited.

Discovering the Luberon

Between Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Vaucluse, the Luberon Regional Nature Park seduces with its landscapes, natural spaces, between crops and forests, medieval villages and isolated sheepfolds, hills, valleys and valleys. Walking through the Park, you will be able to observe a rich fauna of 270 species of vertebrates (birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles…). Ornithology enthusiasts can notably observe rare birds of prey such as Bonelli’s eagle or Egyptian vulture, or small birds such as the spotted woodpecker or the spring wagtail. On the nature side, the Luberon can also be discovered by taking the Green Way of the Calavon.

The villages have all highlighted their history, and five of them are part of the selection of the most beautiful villages in France: Ansouis, Gordes, Lourmarin, Roussillon and Ménerbes.

The Museums near Maubec

There are several museums close to Maubec.

Start with a visit to the Lavender Museum in neighboring Cabrières d’Avignon.

You can also admire works of African art at the Fondation Blachère, housed in the former Bonnieux railway station.

In the small town of Apt, the Musée d’Apt reveals the region’s industrial past and artisan skills.

In Gordes, the Village des Bories and the Sénanque Abbey welcome you.

Visiting Maubec : practical information

The Destination Luberon Tourist Office is your best point of contact for discovering Maubec and the northern Luberon region: