The Vaucluse Departement - Luberon Nature Park - Population : 250 inh.

puce 15 km from Cavaillon, 18 Km west of Apt and 8 Km from Gordes. Exit Cavaillon on A7.

Beaumettes, terrace Beaumettes is a small village in Vaucluse Vaucluse strategically located in one of the most beautiful parts of the Luberon: betweenGordes and Menerbes and between Bonnieux and Cavaillon.
Its name comes from the "Beaumes" which are a kind of natural caves encrusted in the cliff which overhangs the village.
Beaumettes, chapel
Certainly existing since the Neolithic, they are now converted into cave houses and are inhabited.
You will see the glass windows on their stone facade nested in the cliff.
Beaumettes, restaurant terrace
The tiny village is crossed by a charming little flowered street lined with restaurant terraces, country bistros and beautiful facades of tastefully restored houses.
Pretty gray shutters, cascades of ivy and flowers, old doors...


puce What to see:

The remains of a 15th century castle with its dovecote.
Parish Church of the Annunciation (XIX°) neo-Romanesque style.


puce Leisure activities:

Hiking. Cycling.
Village fair last week end of September.


puce Accommodation:

Bed and breakfast.
Vacation rentals.


puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Ménerbes (4 km), Goult (5 km) and Roussillon (12km).