From medieval streets to 18th century mansions, Aix en Provence’s treasures are diverse and timeless. Follow the footsteps of impressionist painter Paul Cezanne or writer Emile Zola, who were both inspired by Aix en Provence’s magical ambiance. With its fountains and tree-lined boulevards to its 15th century church and excellent museums, you will enjoy all the treasures that this city has to offer.
After, you will enjoy a scenic drive through the famous lavender fields and towards Gordes, a wonderful ancient village in the Luberon Valley perched atop the Plateau de Vaucluse. Admire its 12 century castle and Abbey, as well as its winding cobblestone streets.
Journey onward to Roussillon, where you will marvel at its unique red color, which comes from the red ocher cliffs nearby that it was built from.
Finally, you will visit the picturesque town of Lourmarin.Discover its 16th century castle, medieval farmhouse and quaint churches. Birthplace of existential philosopher Albert Camus, he is also buried here in his native village.