Lourmarin: one of the most beautiful villages in France
Located in the department of Vaucluse, in Provence, the village of Lourmarin is full of magnificent views and wonderful historical discoveries. About 1,200 people from the Lourmarin region have chosen to live in this charming little village, in very beautiful houses typical of southern France. A great 20th century French author, Albert Camus, lived in Lourmarin and rests there today. This village is considered to be one of the most beautiful in France thanks to its beautiful landscapes of vineyards, olive trees and its rich architectural heritage.
Choosing a hotel in Lourmarin for your next holiday will not disappoint you!
Discover a magnificent historical heritage
The streets of Lourmarin, bordered by beautiful fountains and old washhouses, will lead you to the magnificent castle built in the 15th century by the Agoult family. The latter, classified as a historic monument in 1973, is open all year round to visitors. Today, it has become an important cultural and economic centre in the South Luberon, hosting young artists, concerts, conferences and various exhibitions.
Other historical monuments cannot be missed during your trip! This is the case in particular of the Church of Saint Andrew and Saint Trophime, built in the 11th century in a mixture of Romanesque and Gothic art, the Pont à Coquille which spans the bed of the Aiguebrun river, or the Protestant Temple of Lourmarin, built thanks to the donations of a large community of believers.
By choosing a hotel in Lourmarin, you will also be able to discover an old windmill, oil and flour mill, to obtain the effect of a true journey into the past.
Diversified and quality cultural events
Whether you like rock, pop or electro, you will inevitably find a festival to your liking in Lourmarin! Every year, the village welcomes several artists, very often within the castle for an even more particular and meaningful acoustic! You will also find several art galleries, which will allow you to discover several works of different styles.
Local products highlighted
Lourmarin also stands out for its magnificent landscapes of vineyards, lavender fields and olive and almond orchards. Agricultural and vineyard production is very well known and important. Thus, the various bars, restaurants and shops in the city have local produce! You can, for example, discover the gibassies of Lourmarin: small cakes in slightly fruity olive oil.
Also discover the Provençal markets with their scents! 180 exhibitors are present at the Friday morning market located in the heart of the village. There is also an evening market for organic produce in the courtyard of the former fruit cooperative.
For a trip rich in discoveries, landscapes and diverse activities, do not hesitate to choose a charming hotel in Lourmarin from the Millevista collection!