La Bastide des Jourdans

The Vaucluse Departement - Pop.: 1,474 inh.

puce On the D955, between Pertuis (16km) and Manosque (17km).

La Bastide des Jourdans, square and fountain
La Bastide des Jourdans is a peaceful village, situated in the Aigues valley in the southern Luberon..

Founded at the beginning of the 13th century by the Comte de Forcalquier, La Bastide des Jourdans takes its name from its first nobles, the knights Guillaume and Pierre Jourdan who built the first "bastide" or large country house here.



La Bastide des Jourdans, old village gate

La Bastide des Jourdans is a walled village perched at an altitude of 428m. It is dominated by a 13th century chateau, the remains of which can still be seen.

fffBetween its medieval towers, 19th century constructions are inserted, giving the whole a rather singular look.


La Bastide des Jourdans, Cheval Blanc Inn


A large choice of very pleasant and relatively easy walking trails can be taken through the surrounding countryside.




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puce What to see:

Ruins of the 13th century chateau.
Remains of the ramparts with two doors.
14th century church.
Chapel ND de la Cavalerie de Limaye.
Chapel St Pierre de Pomerols.

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puce Leisure activities:

Hiking.
Tennis.

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puce Accommodation:


Hotel.
Vacation rentals and gites.
Bed and breakfast.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Grambois (5km), Peypin d'Aigues (6km), Beaumont de Pertuis (9km), La Tour d'Aigues (11km) and Pierrevert (12km).

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