With stunning views Montagne du Luberon famed for art galleries, restaurants, and lavendar fields.

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Oppede Le Vieux

Oppede Le Vieux

Crossing the mighty Rhone, travelling through busy St Remy de Provence, via the town of Cavaillon, at last Luberon is reached.

Oppède le Vieux, is the first taste, of the grandeur of this region, with the colorful sweep of the Montagne du Luberon as a background. Oppède is fun to explore, and climb amongst ruins and ruins returning to homes, with stunning views. Dating from the 12th century, the village boasts a chateau, a church, and numerous artists, writers and film stars who have bought homes in the area!

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The Montagne du Luberon dance in many colors through the day; in the morning and evening its an ever changing panorama.
is especially worth going to see, with its houses dating from the 13th century well kept medieval houses,
church, chateaux, art galleries, and restaurant.
Its a good place to start to see the lavender fields, that are found in plenty in this area.

Photo feature (June 25 2006)

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