oppède village luberon

3 km from Maubec, 5 km from Ménerbes, 6 km from Robion, 8 km from Taillades, 9 km from Lagnes, Mérindol, 10 km from Gordes, Goult, 11 km from Fontaine de Vaucluse, Puget

GPS : Longitude : 5.162222 E - Latitude : 43.829445 N
Altitude : 300 m
Population : 1246

A small village perched on a buttress of the Luberon, Oppède has the particularity of being made up of two villages which have both acted as the area's administrative capital over the years. The current village in the valley was founded in the southern plain around 1900.

monument oppède luberon bell-tower oppède luberon

What to see and visit: the old village, the ruins of the castle; the parochial Romanesque church of Notre-Dame-d'Alidon (twelfth and sixteenth century); the Romanesque cross in front of the church; the nineteenth-century chapel of Saint-Laurent with its bell tower-arcade; the Romanesque chapel of Saint-Antonin-des-Pénitents-Blancs with its small seventeenth-century bell tower; its ancient wash houses, medieval and Renaissance town houses.
Activities available: excursions (departure of the GR6).

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Provençal market: Saturday morning. Festivities: saint's day festival over the weekend of Saint-Laurent in August (five days). Fête des Vendanges on the third weekend in October. Music festival of Oppède during July and August

panoramic view oppède luberon