As soon as you arrive in the picturesque village of Roussillon you will be enchanted by its alluring embrace.
Roussillon is considered one of the most beautiful villages in all of France due to its quixotic ambiance. Situated in the middle of the Provence, in the Luberon, Roussillon is well known for its red ochre canyons, its houses with the ochre facades and the sprawling vineyards, the lavender fields and olive groves.
La Madone vacation rental offers the perfect base for nearby excursions to medieval villages, museums, art galleries, sites of interest and attractions as it lays in the heart of all the action.
Spend your day strolling through the picturesque streets, the market, the souvenir shops, cafes and restaurants. Select a restaurant of your choice and relish some legendary dishes prepared by proficient chefs. Visit the nearby villages of Gordes known for the stone houses, the Vasarely Museum and the movie “a good year” with Russell Crowe and Marion Cotillard.
Then head to the villages of Menherbes, Goult, Bonnieux and Lacoste with the Marquis de Sade’s castle as well as Buoux, Lourmarin and Isle-sur-la Sorgue with the internationally famous antique market on Sunday’s.
If time permitting make sure to make your way to Fontaine de Vaucluse with its 100 feet deep water spring, Eygalieres with the famous Chapelle St-Sixte and Saint-Remy de Provence where Nostradamus and Van-Gogh lived and now where Princess Caroline de Monacoresides! Along the way keep your eyes open for regional happenings as well as gastronomic and wine tasting events that will excite your gustatory palates.
The Luberon region of Provence is a unique jewel in the south of France, a high-class destination dedicated to sophisticated travelers just like you!