There are so many activities that one can undertake during their leisure time in Luberon. You can also visit the local pubs if you’re into playing top rated darts, drinking with friends, and dancing as Luberon has a lot of decent spots in the city too.
The activities below, for sure, do leave exciting memories that are good to remember always.
Provence Half-Day Tour
When in Luberon, take a six-hour day trip to Provence from Avignon. Give yourself the chance to appreciate the first century Pont du Gard. It’s considered a UNESCO world heritage-listed aqueduct, and it spans the Gardon River which makes it worth visiting.
Visit Senanque Abbey to see the lavender fields and violet flowers as they fully blossom in June and August. Don’t forget to tour the beautiful Les Baux de Provence and enjoy seeing the limestone buildings. Stop over at Roussillon and take a walk in the ochre path and taste the Luberon wine before going back to Avignon.
Food and Drinks Joints
Visit some food and drinks joints such as the Domaine La Garelle, Chateau la Verrerie, Le Domaine de la Citadelle which are awesome winery joints in Provence. They have lovely wine served by very enthusiastic and hospitable staff. You can always have the best of it and as much as you want.
Nonetheless, Explore and enjoy traditional Provencal cuisine which combines simple local ingredients with extreme robust flavors. Here, you will have a chance to enjoy fresh Mediterranean food, a variety of cheeses, pieces of bread, and seasonal vegetables that are sun-ripened.
Visiting some museums is one of the leisure activities to do in Luberon. Some of the best ones are Tapiezo, SCAD Lacoste, Santons Daniel Galli, Mieke Heybroek Et Ulysse Plaud, Musee Extraordinaire, Lavender Museum, and Musee du Tire-Bouchon. If you are an art lover, don’t hesitate to step into Tapiezo to experience the conceptual constructions built on general symbols containing pigments and sans of Roussillon in Provence.
Discover the sea treasures hidden in Musee Extraordinaire that is located in Ansouis city. Stop over at Coustellet in the Lavender Museum which is 20km away from Avignon. Here, you will learn about the history, qualities, properties of Lavender, and its future and challenges faced in farming it.
Private Sightseeing Tours
Enjoy private tours for site seeing at Aix-en-Provence and southern region of Luberon. Take a stroll down course Mirabeau and get intrigued by its attractive 17th-century mansions. Also, don’t forget to visit Aix Old Town and get inside Cézanne Studio which is 30 mins walk from Aix where you will get to learn about Cezanne’s history.
Once you leave Cézanne Studio, you can continue exploring the picturesque villages located in the southern Luberon area. Discover the villages mounted on a rooftop with each of them offering divergent personality and charm. You will definitely fall in love with every one of them.
There are many places and sites in Luberon that locals and international tourists can visit. You can either drive, board a train, or take a plane (via Avignon) from Paris to Luberon. Accommodation is also available in hotels around Luberon just to make your visit comfortable and worth remembering.