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Lourmarin

N 4345.817', E 521.742'
2017-10-03
http://www.chateau-de-lourmarin.com/home/
Our rating: 6.20
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A picturesque town with a 1000-year history in the middle of the Luberon National Park. The tourists are attracted here by authentic, mediterranean architecture.

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A movie Good Year (2006) was shot in this region. Probably Ridley Scott liked this calming atmosphere and therefore he bought a house in Lurmaren. In the town lived the famous writers Albert Camus (1913-1960) and Henri Bosco (1888 - 1976), both buried in the local cemetery.

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The town is small, you can go around in half an hour. The houses were built mainly in the 18th century.

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There is also a Renaissance castle of the 15th century In Lurmaren (Château de Lourmarin). It can be visited. Was built by the D'Agoult family, who came to a deserted city after the plague and brought it back to life.

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Lourmarin
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It's always fun to look at old map. When many territories simply did not exist.

Lourmarin
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Getting there: Parking coordinates: N 43 45.919 E 5 21.856. You can get from Aix-en-Provence by bus 9 (timetable) of TransVaucluse.
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