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from £2660 per person

Luxury Walking in the Luberon Provence

from £2660

Improved for 2019

Luxury Walking in the Luberon

Prestigious hotels, beautiful hilltop villages, stunning views of the Alps and Mediterranean Sea

Improved for 2019

Luxury Walking in the Luberon

If you need to pick one place in Provence that grouped the most stunning perched villages, landscapes and walking trails, it would be here in the Luberon.  Made famous by Peter Mayle’s books ‘A Year in Provence’ and ‘A Good Year’ we have hand-picked the most sumptuous and awe-inspiring hotels and guesthouses along the way to create a magical experience.

Holiday Highlights

  • A true ‘Year in Provence’ in luxury
  • Beautiful hilltop villages of the Luberon; Gordes, Goult, Lacoste and Bonnieux
  • Medieval Avignon capital of ‘Cotes du Rhone' wines
  • Recommended start day of Sunday to enjoy the fabulous Tuesday market in Gordes
  • Dinner each evening in local restaurant
  • A gastronomic dinner in Avignon at one of the oldest Michelin starred restaurants of the region: Christian Etienne
  • Stunning vies of the Alps to the Mediterranean Sea
  • Easy walking along ancient walking trails

What's Included

  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Comprehensive route notes
  • Gourmet meals
  • Local rep
  • 4 days walking
  • 5 nights half board

Starting Days

Any starting day except Sundays or Mondays

Itinerary & Hotels

  • 1

    Arrive Avignon day 1


    Settle into your lovely hotel, then explore this wonderful papal city. Enjoy the cobble stoned streets, bustling cafés, covered markets and the famous St Benezet bridge (Pont d'Avignon). Dinner tonight will be in one of the oldest Michelin starred restaurant in the region: Christian Etienne

    • Hôtel d'Europe

    Hôtel d’Europe

    Luxury hotel housed in a mansion built in 1580 a 5-minute walk from the 12th-century ruins of Pont d'Avignon bridge and a 6 minute walk from the Palais des Papes.  


    • Elegant rooms furnished with antiques 
    • WiFi 
    • Satellite TV 
    • Minibar



    Dinner, Bed and Breakfast included

  • 2

    Avignon/Fountaine de Vaucluse to Gordes day 2


    A short transfer takes you to Fountaine de Vaucluse where its mysterious spring has attracted Scientists and travellers from around the globe. Your walk climbs up through brush and cedar forests to a stony plateau from where the views extend to the entire Luberon. After walking along the 'plague wall', built to prevent the plague reaching the Provence of the Popes, you will reach Gordes, listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France.

    • les Bories Hôtel and Spa
    • les Bories Hôtel and Spa
    • les Bories Hôtel and Spa

    Les Bories Hôtel & Spa

    In Provence's hilly Luberon region, this sophisticated spa hotel occupies a cluster of stone-built villas, and lies 3.2 km from the Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque (medieval abbey surrounded by lavender fields) and 3.3 km from the perched village of Gordes.


    • Chic rooms
    • Spa along with Gym and Sauna
    • WiFi
    • Flat screen TVs



    Bed and Breakfast included

    6 mi
    (10 km)

  • 3

    Day trip from Gordes to Sénaque day 3


    Your walking tour continues along hidden paths to Sénanque Abbey, a jewel of 12th century architecture, where you could take an optional guided tour (supplement). Your path then climbs out of the Sénancole valley with breathtaking bird’s-eye views of the abbey. Your descent back to Gordes is a scenic walk along ancient stone walls and among dry stone dwellings (bories).

    6 mi
    (10 km)

  • 4

    Gordes to Goult/Lacoste and Bonnieux day 4


    A 10 minute transfer takes you to the authentic stone village of Goult. Walk along the shelf path above Calavon where you reach Lacoste, crowned by the ruins of the castle of the Marquis de Sade. Dipping back into the valley you make your way to Bonnieux, a picture perfect provençal village overlooking the valley and the mountains beyond.

    • Hôtel Bastide de Capelongue

    Hôtel Bastide de Capelongue

    Prestigious Bastide that houses a two Michelin star restaurant.  In this luxury hotel, the rooms are decorated in the tradition of major Provençal houses: lime plaster, linen sheets, whitened wood furniture and natural light coloured fabrics


    • Panoramic Swimming Pool
    • Luxury bedrooms
    • Two Michelin Star restaurant
    • Organic Kitchen Garden



    Bed and Breakfast included

    7 mi
    (11 km)

  • 5

    Transfer from Bonnieux to L’isle sur la Sorgue day 5


    After breakfast we transfer you to Rustrel where you can choose from different loop walks (1hr, 2h or 3hr) to discover the Colorado Provençal. We include a picnic lunch that you can enjoy along the stunning ocre coloured trails. In the afternoon we transfer you back to Isle sur la Sorge where you will stay at La Maison sur la Sorgue. The next morning departure transfer to Avignon station or return to your car is included.

    • Le Clos Violette bedroom

    Le Clos Violette




Route & Location

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  • Dinners included will be either in the hotel restaurants or in local restaurants nearby.

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  • From£2660per person

  • Outward: Depart London St Pancras International station, change trains in either Paris or Lille, arrive Avignon late afternoon.

    Return: Transfer to L’isle sur Sorgue station (30 minutes) change trains in either Paris or Lille, arrive London St Pancras late afternoon.

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