Bonnieux & the Luberon
Bonnieux is one of the most beautiful villages of the north side of the Luberon. Inhabited since the Neolithic period, the territory of Bonnieux was crossed in the Gallo-Roman period by the Roman road from Cadiz to Milan, she was one of the most important routes of Western Europe.
Ideally located at the crossroads of the Luberon, main attractive and well known cities & village of Provence are easily accessible from Bonnieux: Avignon, Cavaillon, Lourmarin, Gordes, Ménerbes, Roussillon, Rustrel, Apt, Lacoste, but also Les Baux de Provence, St Remy de Provence, Aix en Provence, Arles, Orange …..
Luberon "Regional Park"
The Luberon Regional Park is considered as a remarkable territory, the quality of its landscapes, its natural environments, and its built heritage.
The landscapes of Provence have retained a strong identity, which largely explains the tremendous reputation in the region. The subtle mix of shadow and light, mountain and plain, vegetable and mineral, of humanity and "wild" creates a very special feeling of fullness.
Sectors "southern" and "Western" of the Luberon are mainly characterized by a type of Mediterranean climate. The Mediterranean climate is a type of temperate climate characterized by hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The term "Mediterranean" due to its characteristic presence around the Mediterranean Sea, but other parts of the world have the same climatic conditions. This western facades of the continents, between 30 and 40 degrees latitude (California, central Chile, Cape region in South Africa, South and Western Australia).