The Luberon Area

The village of St Martin de Castillon is 8 minutes walk away:

There’s a bar and small grocery store which bakes bread daily in St Martin. There are village concerts every Friday night in the summer in St Martin.

The Luberon is a stunning area for walking/cycling, riding… and exploring. The Luberon Hills run East to West through the region, which is halfway between the Alps & the Mediterranean. See map.

There are  endless Luberon villages to visit such as Menerbes, Viens, Bonnieux, Gordes, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Avignon (40 mins),  Aix en Provence (1hr). Virtually every day there’s a market in one of the surrounding villages. Apt is the nearest market town.

Great selection of Restaurants in the area – from farmhouse to top Michelin. Golf – championship course 30mins away. Bike hire can be arranged

Horse riding – 3 stables 15mins from house: from 1hr to 2 day rides. Many activities available including Climbing, Fishing, Balooning & Caving can all be arranged in the area

For a day on the sea, Cassis is 90 mins away –  beach/port + boat trips around the Calanques. Boats/yachts can be rented in Bagnol/Marseilles

Nice and Cannes are about two and a half hours away and the Gorge de Verdun is about 1.5hrs away