Gignac

The Vaucluse Departement - Luberon Nature Park - Pop.: 65 inh.

puce 14 km from Apt, on the D22 in the direction of Banon.

Gignac, street



This tiny village of only 65 inhabitants is situated on the border of the Alpes de Haute Provence on the edge of the "route de l'ocre". (route de l'ocre).




Gignac, church


You can appreciate the peace and tranquility that reigns in Gignac and take long walks in the sumptuous nature that surrounds the village on the Vaucluse side or the Alpes de Haute Provence side.




Gignac, ochres quarries

Gignac is in the Luberon Nature Park surrounded by superb countrysides.

The ochre cliffs of the Colorado Provencaland huge fields of lavender can be found nearby.



Gignac, castle


There are ruins to visit in the village, the Chateau de Gignac and its fortifications were not destroyed during the religious wars in the 16th century and are classified "Monument Historique" since 1997.




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puce What to see:

12th century Roman church.
Chateau de Gignac.

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puce Leisure activities:

Hiking.
Petanque.

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puce Accommodation:


Vacation rentals

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Rustrel (4 km), Viens (8 km), Simiane la Rotonde (10 km).

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