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Saignon

 
Departement of Vaucluse - Luberon - Pop.: 1,200 h.

3km south-east of Apt. Direction Dignethen the D46 on the right.

Saignon village

This village is perched at the top of a hill behind a large rock which dominates the valley.

Saignon is a peaceful little village that you can explore by foot. Opposite the town hall you will see a very pretty 12th century Roman church.


Saignon, fountain



While walking through the narrow streets you will discover ancient fountains, picturesque shady squares and beautiful old houses with intricate doorways.

Saignon, Clock tower



Easy access to the rock of Saignon Do not hesitate to climb to the top of the rock where there is a fabulous panoramic view of the plains and the Luberon mountain range.

If the weather is fine, you can see Mont Ventoux, the Lure mountain, the Alpes de Haute Provence and even the heights of Avignon!


Saignon, street



Thanks to its rock, Saignon played a key defensive role for the town of Apt, attacked through the centuries by numerous invasions... although not yet by tourists!

Saignon is still relatively unknown so you can appreciate the beauty of the countryside and discover delightful walking trails in the surroundings and around Mont Luberon.


What to see:

Roman church Notre Dame de Pitie.



Leisure activities:

Hiking and mountain biking.
Horse-riding.
Summer festivals.



Accommodation:

Hotel.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.



Neighbouring towns and villages:

Auribeau (3km), Caseneuve (7km), Buoux (7km).







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