- Local Knowledge
- Areas of Interest
- Weekly Markets
- Bakeries/Bread Shops
- Grocery Stores
The first remains of Ménerbes are from before the Roman period. The ruins of villas and an old cemetery have also been discovered, and are from Roman times.
At the beginning of the 20th century, many painters, musicians and writers such as Picasso, Clovis Hugues or Nicolas de Staël, gave an artistic identity to the village.
Please note that most restaurants in Provence do not open until 7:30 in the evening. Reservations are needed in the high season, especially for groups.
The most popular restaurants in Menèrbes can be found here. Be sure to consider Bistro 5, famous for its sweeping views of the Luberon valley.
Most wineries are closed on Sunday and during lunch hour.
What to do in Menerbes
Besides the stunning ancient architecture, the beauty in Menerbes is found wandering its quiet cobblestone streets. Its proximity to some other popular villages such as Oppède, Lacoste and Gordes, make it an ideal stop for lunch or dinner. Stop by Maison de la Truffe et du Vins and explore the worlds of truffle and wine...there is a restaurant and a tasting room.
Menerbes Weekly Markets
Menèrbes has a small market on Thursday mornings.
For larger outdoor markets, venture to Coustellet, 8 km away, on Sunday mornings or to Apt on Saturday mornings.
Bakeries and Bread Shops in Menerbes
Rue Kléber Guendon
Closed Sunday afternoons and Mondays
Menerbes Grocery Stores
Note that many grocery stores are closed Sundays and Monday, or have limited hours on the weekends.
In Menerbes there is a small store: Ave Marcellin Poncet. (Closed Sunday afternoons and Monday)
Larger supermarket: Super U in Coustellet is 10km from Goult, closed Sunday afternoons