Luberon cottages Holiday rentals - cottages & apartments to rent in Luberon
The Luberon is a massif in central Provence that soars up to 1256m above sea level. It is characterised by its pretty hilltop villages dating back 1000 years or more and its famous lavender fields. Most of the Luberon falls within the Lubéron Regional park which covers an area of 1200 sq kms. It includes a number of quaint villages, pine forests and deep gorges and is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts.
Boasting around 320 days of sunshine a year, dozens of vineyards, hiking and biking trails, rock climbing on the famous cliffs at Buouxand not to mention the fantastic restaurants, the Luberon attracts visitors from all over the world throughout the year.
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There are hundreds of pretty villages dotted around Luberon and the self-catering holiday rentals range from luxury hilltop villas with private swimming pools to family-friendly apartments. Renting a self-catering holiday villa is a very popular choice with families as it provides the space, freedom and flexibility to do what you want, when you want.See all rentals
Featured villages in the Luberon
Offering a warm and very friendly stay, the towns and villages around the Luberon offer nothing less than the highest quality in service and fantastic accommodation for you to enjoy. From quaint fishing villages and glamourous cosmopolitan resorts to the hilltop retreats, Luberon provides an intriguing mix of destinations.
Things to see & do in Luberon
The Luberon is packed with things to see and do from the glorious countryside to the quaint mountain villages plus there are some fantastic days out such as visiting one of the fabulous coastal resorts.
Visit Parc National des Calanques
The Calanques National Park is the 10th National Park in France and is famous for its coastal inlets that are flanked by towering cliffs. Only 90 minutes drive from Luberon, the 15 calanques run from Marseille eastwards towards Cassis. One of the best ways to see these incredible formations is to take a boat trip. Some of the popular calanques include....
- La Mounine
- Les Queyrons
The Lavender museum is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Luberon and is located 7.5km southwest of Gordes heading towards Coustellet. Lavender is the Luberon's most prestigious crop which, as a herb, is most commonly used in aromatherapy although it is also used in cooking and in medicines.
The museum offers guided tours that explain the harvest and the oil extraction process, gift shop and pic-nic area.
Our view on the Luberon
Once reserved for the wealthy, the Luberon is now much more accessible with low cost airfares and value-for-money holiday rentals. A superb destination for family holidays with short transfers, great food, wine and plenty of sunshine.
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