viens in luberon

5 km from Gignac, Oppedette, 7 km from Saint Martin de Castillon, 9 km from Simiane la Rotonde, 10 km from Vitrolles, 12 km from Peypin d'Aigues, 17 km from Apt

GPS : Longitude : 5.567778 E - Latitude : 43.895832 N
Altitude : 630 m
Population : 499

A small medieval village of the Luberon in the midst of breathtaking scenery, Viens, perched atop a rocky spur, is surrounded by fortified walls erected during the course of the eleventh and thirteenth centuries. The village has retained numerous remnants from its tumultuous past. As you enter the village through its belfry or through the door of Notre-Dame, you will gaze in wonder at its narrow streets, its old castle, its communal oven...

natur viens luberon

What to see, what to visit: portal and clock tower; the Saracen towers; the renovated sixteenth-century castle; the sixteenth and seventeenth-century church of Saint-Hilaire; the Romanesque chapel of Saint-Férreol; the communal oven in rue Notre-Dame; the ancient stone fountain and wash house; the oil mill built into the rock...
Activities available: walks, horse riding, mountain biking (marked out trails round the village and GR6). Guided tour of the village. Many walks and excursions.