Practical information about Luberon
Luberon in a few
Relaxation, well-being, hiking or cycling, lazing by the pool or exploring the Provençal villages: the Luberon offers a variety of activities for all kinds of holidaymakers and rentals for all tastes and budgets. Located in the heart of the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region, the Luberon is a well-known forested mountain range in the south-east of France. Whether you rent in one of the hilltop villages that contribute to the reputation of the region or in the middle of the countryside, you have the chance to enjoy natural wonders of the Luberon and pleasures of Provençal life. From Gordes, Forcalquier or Manosque, you can always admire the enchanting landscapes, and visit the surrounding villages during a day or a half-day trip.
When to come
The best time to visit the Luberon is from May till October. During the peak summer season, there are lots of visitors: many tourists from all over the world come here to discover the scents and flavours of Provence. Don't be afraid of crowds of people at the markets if you are likely to stay in the Luberon in July or August!
Good to know
The Luberon is a wild land that must be protected! Luberon has a multitude of natural environments, reserves of a remarkable biodiversity: 1,800 species of plants including 70 protected species, 135 species of birds, 2,300 species of butterflies... Something to occupy the wildlife lovers.