Lourmarin is a commune located in the Vaucluse department, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region (France).

The village is located at the exit of a valley bearing its name, the valley of Lourmarin, a passage between the small and large Luberon joining the village of Bonnieux 11 km to the north.

The village is a member of the association, The Most Beautiful Villages of France.

Tourism and main attractions

Religious heritage:

  • Sailor ex-voto from the Château de Lourmarin
  • Saint-Trophime-Saint-André Church
  • Saint-André Chapel, Benedictine Priory

  • Notre-Dame-de-la-Meirette Chapel
  • Protestant temple of Lourmarin
  • Protestant funerary monument (twin funerary slabs)

Civil heritage:

  • Correa Castle
  • Château de Lourmarin, whose construction in the Middle Ages by the Agoult-Montmaur family, was completed by a wing Renaissance. It currently serves as an artistic residence
  • Fortified castle, Belfry
  • Town fortification

  • Bailiff’s House
  • Maison la Taurine
  • Girard Hotel
  • Hotel de la Croix de Malte
  • Hotel in the Clos district
  • Shell bridge over the Aigue-Brun.

Environmental heritage:

The Plantade meadow, an open natural space between the north of the village and the Lourmarin castle, was the subject of a classification order in 1942, with a plan to protect its 4.8 ha.

Shortest distances by car

From Paris: 7 hr 35 min (742 km) via A6 and A7

From Toulouse: 3 hr 56 min (398 km) via A61 and A9

From Marseille: 1 hr 26 min (71.8 km) via A51

From Monaco: 2 hr 59 min (239 km) via A8

From Andorra: 5 hr 42 min (524 km) via A9

From Madrid: 11 hr 1 min (1,102 km) via A-2

From Moscow: 35 hr (3,251 km) via E30/M1

From Belgrade: 15 hr 42 min (1,495 km) via E70 and A4

From Istanbul: 26 hr (2,491 km) via E70

From Bern: 5 hr 57 min (580 km) via A1 and A7

Main information

Area: 20,18 km2

Population: 1042

Coordinates: 43°46′11″N 5°21′47″E

Language: French, Provençal

Currency: Euro

Visa: Schengen

Time: Central European UTC +1

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