The Vaucluse Departement - Luberon Nature Park - Pop.: 1,369 inh.

puce From the A7 take the exit Avignon South, then the direction of Apt via the N100.

Roussillon, the village

Situated in the Luberon, at the foot of the Monts de Vaucluse, the village of Roussillon is surrounded by beautiful countryside.

It is considered one of the most impressive villages in France - Roussillon is one of the "must-sees" in the Luberon, and is well worth a detour.

Roussillon, ocher hill

Situated in the heart of one of the biggest ochre deposits in the world, Roussillon is famous for its magnificent red cliffs and ochre quarries.

The red, yellow and brown shades of the earth form a striking contrast with the lush green pinetrees. The vivid blue of the Provencal sky and the exceptional quality of light make this a magical site.

Roussillon, ocher facades

It is like an artist's pallet, with the infinite combinations of colours varying from yellow to purple with all the shades of pink and red inbetween.

Situated in the heart of one of the biggest ochre deposits in the world, Roussillon is famous for its magnificent red cliffs and ochre quarries.

Roussillon, city hall

You will become acquainted with Roussillon's unique natural history while walking along the ochre pathways.

You can also learn about how the ochre is treated and used in the building industry by visiting the "Conservatoire des Ocres et des Pigments Appliques", situated in an old ochre factory. Most impressive!

Roussillon, inn

From your first steps in the village of Roussillon, you will be captivated by its charm and its atmosphere. You will stroll with pleasure in the picturesque maze of its alleys and small squares.

The facades of the houses magnificently illustrate the result obtained by the ochres.

Roussilon, village in the Luberon

The colors vary subtly from light yellow to flaming red, while the doors and windows are dressed in contrasting colors.

Roussillon is visited calmly as if to taste it ... from the lower town to the summit of the Castrum and its impressive panorama, each detour and nook will amaze you.

Roussillon, restaurant terrace
Numerous artists, naturally, have been seduced by Roussillon: Jean Cocteau, Carzou, Buffet, Ambrogiani... to name a few.

You will discover several art galleries and studios, and a number of excellent restaurants where you can appreciate the talent of chefs well-known throughout the region...


puce What to see:

Ochre cliffs.
St Michel chef.
Clock tower.
Roads and facades in the village.


puce Leisure activities:

Hiking and mountain biking.
Tennis. Petanque. Mountain bike hire.
Arts and crafts, art galleries and summer festivals.



puceRoussillon Vaucluse (Luberon) -
Hôtel et Spa La Clef des Champs
In the middle of scrubland and lavender in an authentic Provencal farmhouse
charming rooms and suites air-conditioned with private terrace facing the beautifull village. Heated pool, jacuzzi hammam
Swimming poolRestaurant or mealsAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessParking or garageSpa / Jacuzzi
Locate on the map of Roussillon
127 € - 260 €


Bed and breakfast

puceRoussillon (Luberon) - Apt : 11 km
Bed and breakfast - 4 charming guest rooms including 1 suite
Renovated farm - Ecological swimming pool
Table d'hôtes
Swimming poolRestaurant or mealsWiFi or Internet accessParking or garage
Locate on the map of Roussillon
82 € - 92 €

puceRoussillon (Luberon) - Apt : 11 km
Le Clos des Cigales
Bed & breakfast - 5 charming guest rooms incl 3 suites
Private terraces - Swimming Pool
Park 1 ha
Swimming poolWiFi or Internet accessParking or garageOpen all year round
Locate on the map of Roussillon
103 € - 150 €


puce Accommodation:

Bed and breakfast.
Vacation rentals.


puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Joucas (5 km), Goult (7 km), Gargas (7 km) and Gordes (12 km).