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Saint Saturnin les Apt

Departement of Vaucluse - Luberon - Pop.: 2.500 h.

9 km north of Apt, via the N100 then the 943.

Saint Saturnin les Apt - Ramparts

Saint Saturnin les Apt is a large "village" in the Luberon built on a rock, over which two 17th century windmills and the ruins of a medieval chateau keep watch.

Saint Saturnin les Apt - Old door

Despite the new housing developments which surround this market town, Saint Saturnin is a village brimming with history.

Take your time walking through the central streets and you will discover beautiful old houses, adorned with sculptured porches and intricately decorated doors and window frames.

Saint Saturnin les Apt - View
In the area of the ramparts you will see three walled enclosures built in the 13th, 14th, and 15th century. Only the remains of the Ayguier gate exist today.

All around the village, the magnificent countryside will tempt you to go for long walks... do not forget that you are in the Parc Naturel Régional du Luberon!

What to see:

Ruins of the chateau and the 9th century chapel.
Windmills, ramparts, doors and towers from the 15th century
Priory St Pierre d'Agnane. Old Templar house of St Maurice.

Leisure activities:

Hiking and mountain biking. Cultural events.
Swimming pool, tennis, man-made lake, fishing and patanque.
Training courses of painting
Week end "Knowing & cooking truffles".


Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.

Neighbouring villages:

Villars (5km), Rustrel (9km), Lioux (9km).

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