Loumarin

We decided to go back to the hill towns of the Luberon and visited the market and chateau in Lourmarin, which is the southernmost Luberon village. From there we drove by Bonnieux and stopped off for refreshments in Lacoste.
Lourmarin
On the way to Lourmarin. Because of the costs involved in making wine, all the wine growers in the area will commit monies to build a grape processing facility…
Lourmarin
Lourmarin castle.
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Lourmarin castle as seen from the village.
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Lourmarin castle. It dates back to the 15th and 16th centuries.
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Lourmarin.
Loumarin
Lourmarin.
Lourmarin
Lourmarin castle.
Lourmarin
Lourmarin is located at the foot of the Luberon Massif where a southern pass debouches over the Luberon from Apt on the northern side of the Luberon. Prominent…
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Lourmarin castle.
Lourmarin
One of the main reasons we visited Lourmarin on this day was because they had their market going.
Loumarin
Lourmarin market.
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Lourmarin castle.
Loumarin
Loumarin.
Lourmarin
Market day in Lourmarin.
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Lourmarin. Market day.
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Lourmarin.
Lourmarin
Lourmarin. Market day. The smell of the spices as you walked by was intoxicating.
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Lourmarin
Lourmarin
Lourmarin.
Lourmarin
Lourmarin. Market day. We had met the person selling cheese at this stand in St. Remy. She does the circuit. Tomorrow she would be in Apt, another small…