bonnieux luberon

4 km from Lacoste, 8 km from Lauris, 9 km from Goult, from Roussillon, 11 km from Apt, 12 km from Ménerbes

GPS : Longitude : 5.310833 E - Latitude : 43.823334 N
Altitude : 425 m
Population : 1417
clocher bonnieux luberonDominated by its church, a mixture of Romanesque and Gothic architecture, this small perched village of the Luberon looks out over the Combe de Lourmarin. Bonnieux is an ancient fortified village, with human settlements established here as far back as the Neolithic era and the Bronze Age.

What to see, what to visit: a great many Neolithic shelters: La Combette, Poubeyras, Bois Sauvage, Roquemaure, Le Gourgas, Croupatière, La Pinède, Les Auzières, Saint-Pons. The original church, which is up 86 steps, a more recent church (built in 1870), the remains of the 13th century towers and ramparts...

Activities available: botanical path of the forest of the cedars, mountain bike and walking circuits, cycling.

panoramique bonnieux luberon

Provençal market: Friday morning. Potters' market every Sunday and on Easter Monday.
Festivities: garage sale on Ascension Thursday. Votive festival on the third weekend in August. Musical week: during the first fortnight in August. Provençal Christmas. From Easter, the church façade is lit up every Saturday and Sunday evening.