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Roussillon Gordes Pont Saint-Bénézet Palais des Papes Roussillon Provence

An enchanting residence of Château de la Merletade is placed near the Luberon national park, in the heart of the medieval provencal towns and villages.

One can go sightseeing and dive into the history of Provence. Other options are sports, tennis, golf, bicycle or hiking in the beautiful countryside of Luberon.

You will find yourself in the place with renowned Michelin restaurants and in the place where the famous world wines are produced.

One week is definitely not enough time to enjoy and experience everything that the surroundings offer.

Noteworthy:
• Charming medieval towns Gordes, Lacoste, Bonnieux, Roussillon, L'Isle Sur La Sorgue offer not only historical monuments but also famous local flea markets or antique markets. The atmosphere of cozy cafes or of excellent restaurant is unforgettable.
• Avignon, the town of Popes – with its Pont d´Avignon and Palais des Papes
• The nature reserve of Camargue in a delta of the river Rhone with wild black bulls and white horses and with flamingos as representatives of the empire of birds.
• The natural park Luberon, the Verdon canyon
• The world famous vineyards of Châteauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Beaumes de Venise... offer wine tasting, hiking or bike trips.
• Provençal gastronomy is among the world´s best. A lot of the local restaurants are Michelin awarded restaurants. Restaurants use traditional, local, high quality food – fruit, vegetables, lamb, aromatic herbs etc.
• Cycling – the most famous routes, that will immediately impress you, lead through the countryside around the Mont Ventoux, across AOC Côtes du Rhône vineyards, along the rivers in Isle sur la Sorgue surroundings or right through the heart of Luberon.
• Golf – there are a lot of golf courses nearby. Vaucluse, near Avignon has three 18-hole courses and one 9-hole course.

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