Pertuis: tourism and travel guide

You can spend your stay in Pertuis? This Luberon town has a certain charm with its historic town centre, its monuments, its shopping streets…

Are you planning a sporting vacation, in contact with nature? Rent a mountain bike or your bike, put on your backpack and walk the paths of the Luberon. During your stay in the Luberon, you can also try out other activities. For example, you can opt for a horse riding session, or try your hand at rock climbing.

Fruits and vegetables, fish and shellfish from the Mediterranean, wines from Bandol, Saint-Tropez or the Rhone Valley, olives from Provence… The attractiveness of southeastern France is also based on a rich gastronomy. The producers’ markets allow you to immerse yourself in a friendly atmosphere, while buying specialties to cook afterwards for generous meals shared with your loved ones. The Pertuis market takes place every Friday morning throughout the year.

Bakery and pastry shop, food stores, pharmacy, restaurant, newsagent, this town offers you on the spot the many conveniences necessary for a vacation in your image. Pertuis is also the ideal town for discovering the most beautiful tourist destinations in Provence: Aix-en-Provence, the Luberon, the Durance valley…

Do you want to stay in the Vaucluse? Do you like camping for its closeness to nature? Would you prefer to book a hotel or a bed and breakfast? We can help you find the accommodation of your dreams. Prepare your stay by contacting the Tourist Office.

Discovering the Luberon

Between the Vaucluse and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the Luberon seduces is renowned for its diversity of landscapes, between the Pays d’Apt, the Pays de Forcalquier, the Montagne de Lure, the Calavon valley, the Vaucluse mountains, the Durance valley? During your hikes, you will be able to meet a little less than 300 species of vertebrates. During your hikes, you will be able to observe rare birds of prey, or small birds such as the elegant goldfinch or the unusual oak jay. The Luberon can also be explored by bike.

From Pertuis, set off on the paths and roads of the Regional Natural Park, to discover the beautiful landscapes. Among the most touristic destinations, we can mention the villages of Ansouis, Ménerbes, Gordes, Lourmarin and Roussillon, which all belong to the most beautiful villages in France.

Read more: Luberon Regional Natural Park

The historical heritage of Pertuis

A visit to the old town of Pertuis reveals a magnificent historical heritage.

The church of Saint-Nicolas was built between the 15th and 16th centuries. Its architecture is typical of the late Middle Ages in Provence.

The Saint-Jacques tower is the last remaining tower of the ancient ramparts.

The façade of the house known as Reine Jeanne (Queen Jeanne’s House) is both elegant and mysterious: who was Queen Jeanne named after?

The 12th-century keep now houses the Pertuis Tourist Office.

Visiting Pertuis: practical information

Pertuis is located in the Durance valley, to the north of the city of Aix-en-Provence. Would you like to plan your stay or visit? Contact the Pertuis Tourist Office:

  • Official website:
  • Address: 44 Pl. Saint-Pierre, 84120 Pertuis
  • Phone number: +33 (0)4 90 79 52 29