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Departement of Vaucluse- Luberon - Pop.: 1.200 h.

From the A7 take the exit Avignon South, then the direction of Apt via the N100.
50 km from Avignon. 53 km from Aix en Provence. 11Km from Apt.
Village in Roussillon

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 - Ocres hills

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 Provençal sky and the exceptional quality of light make this a magical site.

Roussillon - Ochre 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 Appliqués", situated in an old ochre factory. Most impressive!

Roussillon - Inn
As soon as you arrive in the village of Roussillon, you will be charmed by its atmosphere. Take the time to stroll around the picturesque maze of streets and squares. The ochre façades of the houses are magnificent... shades vary subtly from light yellow to dark red, set off by the brightly painted shutters and doors. From the base of the village to the summit of the Castrum and its splendid view, Roussillon is a delightful place to visit!

Roussillon - Terrasse in restaurant

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...

What to see:

Ochre cliffs. St Michel chef.
Clock tower.
Roads and façades in the village.
HQ Photographs of Roussillon.

Leisure activities:

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


Roussillon (Vaucluse) - Luberon
Hôtel et Spa La Clef des Champs
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 poolRestaurantAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessParking or garageSpa / Jacuzzi
Locate on the map of Roussillon 127 € / 260 €

Bed and breakfast

Roussillon (Luberon) - Apt : 11 km
Bed and breakfast - 4 charming guest rooms including 1 suite
Renovated farm - Ecological swimming pool
Table d'hôtes
  Swimming poolTable d'HotesWifi or Internet accessParking or garage
Locate on the map of Roussillon 82 € - 92 €
Roussillon (Luberon) - Apt : 11 km
Le Clos des Cigales
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 € - 155 €


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Neighbouring villages:

Joucas (6km), Goult (5km), Gargas (5km), Gordes (8km).

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