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Vaugines

 
Departement of Vaucluse- Luberon - Pop.: 500 h.
South of Apt (25 km) by D943 and D56 (at Lourmarin).

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Vaugines is situated in the foothills of the Grand Luberon. It is a very old village, simple and charming far from the main routes.

It has kept its original Provencal identity, witnessed by its peaceful streets ornamented with pretty traditional houses.

Here the landscape is wild and authentic.



Vaugines - Fountain

It was chosen as the setting for the famous French films "Jean de Florette" and "Manon des Sources", adapted from books written by the Provencal author Marcel Pagnol and starring Yves Montand.

For a while the calm of the village was disturbed but it has once again found its true serene character.


What to see:

12thc. Romanesque church.
Renaissance style houses (La Capitainerie)
13th and 17thc. houses (la Commanderie).



Leisure activities:

Hiking. Cultural events.
Summer exhibitions.



Accommodation:

Hotel.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.



Neighbouring villages:

Cucuron (2km), Lourmarin (4km), Cadenet (8km).


Vaugines - Bell tower Vaugines - Church Vaugines - Old door






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