Oppède le Vieux in the heart of the Luberon

Authentic medieval village, Oppède, and more particularly its old village, is worth the 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 collegiate church of Notre-Dame-d'Alidon 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 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 in the heart of the Luberon Regional Natural Park. For hikers on foot, it is a little paradise. Trails, long-distance hiking trails, short marked walks, there is something for all tastes and all levels. For fans of cyclotouring, the playground is immense! To discover without delay, the Véloroute du Luberon, a marked route of just over 230 kilometers which covers the little-used roads of the Park.

The perched villages

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

Visit Avignon

At 35 km from your charming gîte in Oppède, the City of the Popes, its famous bridge, the Palais des 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 Avignon Festival, an event of contemporary live shows known throughout the world.


Barely 15 km separates your gîte 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 unanimously acclaimed!


About 20 minutes from Oppède le Vieux, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is full of heritage and natural riches. For lovers of Mother Nature, you won't 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 is no shortage of reasons!