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The Luberon Regional Natural Park: An Exceptional Territory

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The Luberon Regional Natural Park: An Exceptional Territory

The Luberon Regional Natural Park is part of the classified and protected territories of France to preserve its authenticity. A unique place with sublime panoramas that will transport you into the region’s history..

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LUBERON REGIONAL NATURAL PARK

It has been part of UNESCO’s international network of biosphere reserves since 1998, and of the Global Geoparks network. Located between the Alps and Vaucluse, the park was created in 1977 to protect and enhance the 155,000 hectares of land in respect of local places and traditions.

Its territory covers more than two départements, Alpes-Hautes-Provence and Vaucluse, and includes 77 communes. The Parc Naturel Régional du Luberon offers visitors splendid views of Provence from the interior. You’ll have to go inland to enjoy the beauty of the area and immerse yourself in its unspoilt heritage.

However, the result is worth it. In addition to other designations, this natural park is also considered a remarkable area for its landscapes and the great variety of its diverse natural environments.

VISITING THE LUBERON REGIONAL NATURAL PARK

For sports enthusiasts:

The Luberon is a huge playground for sports enthusiasts and lovers of outdoor activities. Indeed, the diversity of the landscape means you’ll be tempted by climbing, hiking, road biking, mountain biking and tree climbing.

Hiking enthusiasts will be in heaven, with numerous trails to choose from. It’s a highly immersive way to admire the beauty of the area and open your mind to its cultural heritage and rich biodiversity. The bravest climbers will have the chance to admire some magnificent vistas.

For contemplatives

For those who prefer more relaxing activities, embark on a hot air balloon and discover the Luberon Regional Natural Park from above for a 360° view. You can also visit numerous sites and monuments that testify to human occupation of the area since the Neolithic period. Explore the villages for a journey through time by discovering castles, fortifications, or religious buildings.

Finally, if you’d like to learn more about the park’s special features, we recommend a visit to the Maison du Parc in Apt. In fact, it’s a veritable mine of information to help you better understand the site. It’s housed in an 18th-century mansion, which only adds to the charm of the visit.