Mérindol: the Luberon between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea
Straddling the departments of Vaucluse and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the Luberon seduces with its landscapes, between the Pays de Forcalquier, Montagne de Lure, Pays d’Apt, Calavon valley, Vaucluse mountains, Durance valley… During your hikes, you will be able to admire a little less than 300 different species of vertebrates. Ornithology enthusiasts can observe the Egyptian vulture, an endangered species. On the nature side, the Luberon can also be discovered by taking the Voie Verte du Calavon. The villages have all highlighted their architecture. Some of them have the status of the most beautiful villages in France: Gordes, Lourmarin, Roussillon and Ménerbes, Ansouis.
The Museums in the Vaucluse department
During your stay, you will be able to multiply the visits of museums. There are several dozen museums in the department, including the Ecomuseum of Provençal Santons and Traditions in Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, the Calvet museum in Avignon, the Louis Vouland Museum in Avignon, the Oil Mill Museum in Rustrel…