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The ochre footpath of Roussillon

Domaine(s) : Geology

Region : Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur


Registered among the three most beautiful villages in France, Roussillon is not only a magnificent site where houses and the church are in ochre color but this is a valley named by some people the "Colorado of the Luberon". The several tints of the ochres make the walk there and in the holm oak valley very pleasant.


Count half an hour for the short walk and one hour for the long one.
Count also half an hour to visit the village. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.


Take the opportunity to be in the region to enjoy also the beautiful village L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, not far.

Will also be able to visit the Mathieu Ochre Factory, where local history and art of crafts of colour will be explained to you.
Website of the factory is www.okhra.com.

You can park for free in the center of the village if you have a stationary disk for Blue Zones.


84220 Roussillon

Roussillon is in the Luberon, not far to the Est of Avignon, close to the village Apt.

N 43° 54' 11'', E 5° 17' 37''

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