Lourmarin sprang up at the foot of the gash that the River Aiguebrun cut in the Luberon and it stands amid vineyards and olive groves. Its fountain-lined streets thread their way around the Castellas and a charming Romanesque church and lead to the magnificent castle. This was built in the 15C by the Agoult family and today houses a well-stocked collection of furniture and objets d’art. Lourmarin is an artists’ village and, among others, attracted Henri Bosco and Albert Camus who are both buried in the cemetery.

+ d'infos : www.lourmarin.com

Information : Tourist Office - Tel : +33 (0)4 90 68 10 77.

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Must-sees and must-dos

  • The castle
  • Literary walks in the footsteps of Henri Bosco and Albert Camus
  • A guided tour of the village


  • Castles and ramparts : The castle
  • Gastronomy : AOC Côtes du Luberon wines
  • Unusual sights : The graves of Henri Bosco and Albert Camus


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