ménerbes village luberon

5 km from Oppède, Goult, 8 km from Lacoste, 9 km from Mérindol, 9 km from Puget, 12 km from Joucas, Mallemort, Lagnes

GPS : Longitude : 5.204722 E - Latitude : 43.834721 N
Altitude : 224 m
Population : 1007

Surrounded by vines and green fields, this magnificent jewel of a village, set at the top of a hill, is a haven of serenity and peace.The area was continuously inhabited from the Neolithic era until the Middle Ages. At the time of the Romans, a number of 'villae' were built at the bottom of the village, with many traces of settlements having been unearthed there.

chapel ménerbes luberon lane town hall ménerbes

What to see and visit: Saint-Hilaire Abbey; the fourteenth-century church; the Corkscrew Museum (at the foot of the village).
Activities available: hiking and equestrian.

panoramic view from the village of ménerbes

Provençal market: Goats' cheese market on the third Sunday in April. Festivities: Saint's day festival on 25 August. Festival of the truffle on the Sunday between Christmas and New Year. Folk musical group 'Lou Pais de Clovis Hugues'.