Alpes Mediterranée Provence

The Luberon in a thousand and one colours

We offer you a convivial and warm experience discovering the Ochres of the Luberon. You will be dazzled by this unique site in France, with a thousand and one colours.  You will be able to observe the contrast of the sun on these red and gold rock faces, blending with the forest of pines and cedars, just like a living painting.


Day 1 : Arrival Day 2 : A trip in a horse-drawn carriage through the Luberon countryside with its ochres.  In the company of Ollivier, a native of the region and lover of the land, you will weave your way along unique tracks.  He will awaken within you a passion for the Luberon.  He will also introduce you to tastings of the organic fruits and wines that he personally produces. (Duration: 2 hours, from 10h). Day 3 :  Tracking the ochre mines. Morning : guided visit of the mines of Bruoux in Gargas. You will immerse yourself in the mineral and the techniques for its extraction underground. Afternoon : free time to make your way along the paths of the ochres and guided visit to the Conservatoire des Ocres. You will be introduced to the geological history and extraction techniques in the open air, as well as the different stages of treatment of the mineral. Day 4: Discovery of the Colorado Provencal. Guided visit to see the cleaning of the ochre. Free time to make your way through this exceptional natural site (Duration : 1 hour – a travel booklet will be provided, with the outline of the route to follow).


  • Public price (from 2 to 8 persons) : Low season (from january 1st to may 5th) : 330€ / person, Middle season (from may 5th to june 21th  and from september 13th to 27th) : 365€ / person, High season (from june 21th to September 13th) : 465€ / person
  • Departure from January 1st to September 27th
Return to travel ideas : Provence
From 330 €
4 days / 3 nights


Plaisirs et Maisons de Provence
00 33 (0)4 90 42 21 26