villelaure village luberon

4 km from Ansouis, 7 km from Cucuron, Cadenet, 8 km from Pertuis, Vaugines, 10 km from Lourmarin, 11 km from Rognes, 12 km from la Motte d'Aigues, 13 km from la Tour d'Aigues

GPS : Longitude : 5.436667 E - Latitude : 43.711109 N
Altitude : 185 m
Population : 3094

Villelaure, agricultural small village at the edge of the Durance equipped with historical heritage but such a natural. In the surrounding hills there is a botanical trail where you can revel in the scents and aromas of the region and the beauty of the Durance, whether you are on a mountain bike or on foot. In the village, the ancient sugar refinery, the castles – in particular the old castle – the church of Saint Marc, and the stone fountains all reflect the prosperous past of the village.

What to see, what to visit : parish church Saint-Marc beginning 17th, cross of mission in front of the church, chapel Saint-Marc origin 17th, fine Verdier castle 18th, old mill, fountains 19th.
Available activities : walking, swimming, mountain biking, tennis

Provencal market : Thursday mornings. Festivities : Saint's day festival (fête votive) in April in honour of Saint Marc. Feast of the Transhumance of donkeys and sheep, on the first Sunday in September. Horse fair on the last Sunday in September