La Tour d'Aigues

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Town / Village
Mairie de la Tour d'Aigues Place de l'Eglise 84240 La Tour-d'Aigues
Bordered by the Luberon and the Durance, La Tour d’Aigues is located in the heart of the Pays d’Aigues. Its name relates to water, “aïgo” in Provençal, particularly water coming from Aix: South Luberon was called Pays d’Aix (Pagus Aquensis).
Following the Celto-Ligures, the “Roman Peace” (Pax Romana) helps developing the region and the whole Provence. Dating back to the 11th Century, an embryo of village lives around a castle named Tour de Béranger, and the Prieuré, which will become a parish church, is already in place. During the 13th Century, La Tour d’Aigues, property of the De Sabran family, is prosperous, as we can see with its magnificent roman church. It is probably around that time that the castle is moved outside the...

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Play area
Picnic area
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  • Activities
  • Activity

  • Children's entertainment

  • Concert

  • Product tasting

  • Temporary exhibition

  • Entertainment evenings

  • Shows

  • Theatre

  • Equipment
  • Play area

  • Picnic area

  • Bar

  • Public WC

  • Camper van reception area

  • Exhibition space

  • Book shop

  • Car park

  • Defibrillator

  • Media library

  • Entertainments room

  • Meeting room

  • Parking nearby

  • Services
  • Pets welcome

  • Coach access

  • Motorhomes allowed

  • Shop

  • Set down on-site for groups

  • Wi-fi

  • Tourist brochures

  • Tourist information

  • Cash point

  • Restaurant

  • Guided tours

  • Farm shop

  • Takeaway/cooked dishes

  • Leisure Center

  • Spot photo

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All year 2024 Open everyday

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La Tour d'Aigues
Mairie de la Tour d'Aigues Place de l'Eglise 84240 La Tour-d'Aigues
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Spoken languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

Environment

  • Mountain view
  • Lake 5 km away
  • River 5 km away
  • View over the vineyards
Updated on 30 January 2018 at 14:57
by Luberon Sud Tourisme
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