Roussillon, a small hilltop village of the Luberon, is famous for is ochre. Between the late 18th century to the 1930's, there were many quarries operating with hundreds of workers to extract the ochre, which was very rich as it could offer until seventeen different shades ! Today, we still appreciate it with the houses of the village, wich are painting with different colours.
But do you know the legend about this ochre colour so special ?
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On the edge of the plateau of Vaucluse, Gordes is THE place to visit in the Luberon.Many movies have been played in the village as "A Good Year" with Marion Cotillard & Russel Crowe.
Gordes, with its castle and its narrow streets called "calades" , has been listed as "one of the most beautiful village of France".
Don't miss it during your stay in the region ! Let us drive you, book your transfer from Avignon or Marseille to Gordes !