Oppède le Vieux in the heart of the Luberon

Authentic medieval village, Oppède, and more particularly its old village, is worth a detour. Overlooked by the superb ruins of a 13th century castle, the town steeped in history is home to some well-kept treasures. The Romanesque Notre-Dame-d'Alidon collegiate church is a little gem, the Sainte-Cécile gardens a delight, the old washhouses a real curiosity. Also worth discovering is the olive oil museum, which will teach you a lot about this typical culture of the region.

Outdoor activities in the Vaucluse

The Vaucluse in general, the Luberon in particular, is a very popular destination for lovers of outdoor activities. By staying in Oppède, you are at the heart of the Luberon Regional Natural Park. For hikers, it is a small paradise. Trails, long-distance hiking trails, short marked walks, there is something for everyone, for all levels. For cycling enthusiasts, the playground is huge! To discover without delay, the Véloroute du Luberon, a marked route of a little more than 230 kilometers which surveys the little frequented roads of the Park.

The perched villages

Oppède-le-Vieux is a perched village that will not fail to hold your attention, and which will undoubtedly encourage you to discover other villages of its kind. Ménerbes, Gordes, Lacoste, Roussillon or Bonnieux are some of the perched villages not to be missed. Spectacular and authentic!

Visit Avignon

35 km from your charming cottage in Oppède, the City of the Popes, its famous bridge, the Palace of the Popes. Avignon and its historic city center are essential during your stay in the Luberon. Every summer, in July, the city takes on yet another dimension with the Festival d'Avignon, an event of contemporary live performances known throughout the world.


Barely 15 km separate your gite with swimming pool in Oppède le Vieux from the famous town of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. Kingdom of antique dealers, paradise for art lovers, this real gem of the Vaucluse department is also very popular with gourmets... and photographers! Bordered by the Sorgue, a peaceful river, the small town is unanimous!


About 20 minutes from Oppède le Vieux, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is full of heritage and natural treasures. For lovers of Mother Nature, you will not miss the short walk that takes you to the source of the Sorgue. Lovers of ancient monuments, you will not be disappointed! Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is a very popular village, there are plenty of reasons!