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The location is very quiet yet also convenient, situated only one kilometer from the sought after village of Lourmarin – one of the most beautiful villages of France – full of cafés and restaurants.
This is the perfect property for guests who wish to relax, to cycle or hike the surrounding countryside, or to explore the wonders of the Luberon, route des vins, and famous restaurants.
The whole house has air conditioning, and can welcome up to eight guests with comfort and privacy. All four bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms as well, ideal for couples traveling together.
4 bedroom/ 4 bathrooms sleeps 8
Ground Floor (RDC) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Dimensions/ Depth: 15m x 4m
Security (Fence, Alarm): Alarm, no fence
Salt water System: No
Note: The views are wonderful from the pool area.
End of stay cleaning is included, as well as mid week cleaning. Please inquire for more maid hours. Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise. Maids not responsible for washing guest dishes/ pots/ pans or personal laundry.
5 out of 5
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Q. Is there anything that needs to be replaced or updated?
R. Not that I can think of.
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Q. What did you like about your experience?
R. We loved the whole villa - its ambience, its garden and pool, its quiet, its proximity to the village. The unheated pool was refreshing after being out and about each day and we loved the different seating arrangements inside and out. And of course the beds were comfy and we appreciated the change of linens mud-stay.
Q. What is one thing we could do to improve your experience with Only Provence in the future?
R. Honestly, I cannot think of anything beyond what I have already said as we were all very satisfied with our selection and the communication before our arrival and during our stay. We were fortunate that one member of our group was fluent in French as it would have been difficult to understand our greeter otherwise.
Q. Testimonial for Only Provence
R. All six of us highly recommend le Bastidon de Lourmarin. We found the setting delightful, the pool refreshing, the beds very comfortable, the cooking options satisfactory, and its proximity to the village perfect, close enough for two of us to drive into the boulangerie each morning for croissants, and the like. Many thanks for your service. We truly enjoyed our stay!
|Closest Village||Lourmarin||1 KM||0.62 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Bonnieux||10 KM||6.2 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Lauris||10 KM||6.2 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Aix en Provence||25 KM||15.5 mi||Map||Village Info|
Listed as "one of the most beautiful villages in France", Lourmarin nestles in the middle of vinyards, olive groves and almond trees.
A very animated village in the summer due to its numerous cafe terraces, restaurants and boutiques, Lourmarin attracts many visitors.
There is a 15th and 16thc, castle that has peculiar stairs to see and magnificent apartments to admire (only the Renaissance part of the castle is open to the public).
In the village you will notice the typical Mediterranean architecture in its winding narrow streets, lovely old restored houses, and well shaded public squares where you can immerse youself in the gentil Provençal ambience.
The inhabitants will want to remind you that Albert Camus, winner of the Nobel Literature Prize, lived and wrote here.
In fact he was buried in the Lourmarin cemetary.
In such esthetic surroundings and so lively an atmosphere, it is really the place to be in the Luberon in the summer months.
What to see:
"Boite a Sel" belfry. Romanesque church St. Andre.
Listed temple. Villa Medicis de Provence Castle (16thc,).
Provençal bastides (16th, 18thc.).
Friday morning market. Hiking.
Horseback riding. Mountain biking.
Swimming pool. Tennis. Archery.
Minigolf. Fishing in the Durance (4km.).
Summer events: Theater, concerts, conferences, exhibitions, local fairs.
The easiest way to get to Inland Provence from the US is to fly to Marseilles International Airport (MRS). If you would like to see Paris, fly to Charles de Gaulle Airport then connect directly to the TGV(high speed train) from CDG TGV2 to Avignon TGV(3 hours direct) and rent a car. You would plan to see Paris on the way back, taking the TGV from Avignon TGV to Gare de Lyon, getting a cab to your hotel in the city.
The Luberon Mountain villages; Route des vins; Music festivals in Provence
Monday: Lauris and Cadenet
Thursday: La Roque d'Antheron
Saturday: Apt & Pertuis
Within Walking distance
The village of Lourmarin is just 1 kilometer from the property.
Small shops in the village,larger stores in Lauris at 10 minutes by car.