Lourmarin – Tour of the most beautiful villages in France 2011 No.59 -★★★★☆

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Date of visit: October 13, 2011, around midnight

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comprehensive evaluation

Overall Rating.


ease of going

The easier it is to get to and find, the higher the rating.


A lot of things to see

The more there is to see and do, the higher the rating.


Ease of parking

Easy to find, easy to park, spacious, etc.


restaurant (esp. Western-style)

Availability and number of restaurants, etc.


merchant’s home (esp. used by apprentices, etc.)

Availability and number of shops (souvenirs, food and drink), etc.



Availability and number of hotels, ease of accommodation, etc.


It was not so far from Roussillon on the map, but it took longer time than I expected because the road was unexpectedly steep and it was under construction, but we arrived around noon.

The second beautiful village of the day is Lourmarin, with its impressive chateau on the edge of the village.

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This chateau was selling wine, so I wonder if it is also famous as a wine chateau there. It is true that there were many vineyards. We parked our car in front of the chateau.

Well, this village was kind of cute. I’m afraid it’s a common expression, but it’s a very French village.

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It was just lunchtime, so there were many people enjoying their meals at the village restaurant.

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There are restaurants there, but I think it is easy to do sightseeing because souvenir shops are also rather substantial.

And here and there, you can see people who visit this village by bicycle. I’ve seen a lot of people on bicycles when I was driving, but I think I saw more people on bicycles in this village.

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Plus, there might have been a lot of cats somehow (laughs).

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It was a wonderful village that left a great impression on me in many ways.

Now, we will visit one more beautiful village at the end. In the next article, we will finally finish our tour of beautiful villages.