Lauris,South of Luberon

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LAURIS 84360

Population, 3143 inhabitants, altitude: 500m Sur la D973 qui relie Cavaillon 26km à Pertuis 16km.

Nearby villages: Lourmarin 4 km Cadenet 6 km Bonnieux 16 km Lacoste 21 km Buoux 16 km Vaugines 9 km Mérindol 12 km Sivergues 13 km Roussillon 27 km

The village is perched on a rocky outcrop between the Durance and the South Luberon , dominating the road Cavaillon to Pertuis .

A blank cliff, Lauris offers panoramic views of the Durance valley, the Alpilles and the Luberon. Its castle, rebuilt in the eighteenth on the ruins of a medieval fortress, hosts festivals, shows and exhibitions of Contemporary Art .3 gardens include garden conservatory, Magali gardens private site "Gallo-Roman" very interesting to discover with its circulation of water in Roman pipes and exhibitions. And the large garden with its ceramics workshop. (15/05 to 15/10 visits, afternoon except Tuesday) with more than 300 plants colors used worldwide for dyeing. 
a walk dan sle old village, to discover its houses, its doors and fountains in the seventeenth and eighteenth century.

. the village is hooked to a hill surrounded by fields of lavender in many caves of the town, archaeologists have found the significant tooling proving that this territory was occupied from the Neolithic,

Events: 
Guitar Festival "Les Portes du Luberon" Saturday, July 24th at 21h 
Location: In the castle of Lauris 12, place de l'eglise 84360 Lauris 
visit: 
Château XVIII (do not visit) .Jardins, terraces and pools Parish of Our Lady of the Purification château.Eglise with its beautiful classified campanile.Orgues the early nineteenth, tables, oratoires.Chapelle Saint Roch. 
Hobbies: 
Walking matin.Randonnées market on Monday and VTT.Pêche. Tennis. Equitation.Pétanque. Area skate board.Parcours health in the wood Roquefraîche (1.8 Km) .Foire at the flea market on Whit Saturday. 
Fair Candlemas and wine by 1 Saturday summer Février.Animations: Lyric concert second half August .Fête 1 ° Sunday of August 
Accommodation: 
1 Hotel. Furnished rentals. Gîtes.Chambres houses. Restaurant


Nearby villages: Lourmarin 4 km Cadenet 6 km Bonnieux 16 km Lacoste 21 km Buoux 16 km Vaugines 9 km Mérindol 12 km Sivergues 13 km Roussillon 27 km