Do you know Luberon ?
The Luberon region was re-discovered by international travellers in the seventies. Consequently since then it is considered as the best destination to experience Provence delightful atmosphere.
As a result, the territory of the Luberon is rightly described as authentic Provence. It is located between the Rhône valley and the Durance valley, the two rivers of the Southeast region.
One of the fantastic assets of the area is the incomparable presence of many worldwide listed Heritage sites. For example, the world famous Palace of the Popes in Avignon or the Roman Aqueduc “Pont du Gard” near Uzès, liste by UNESCO. Together with Roman Arenas in Nîmes, Amphitheatres in Arles or Orange give the opportunity to travel in time, up to the Fifth century! Furthermore, medieval perched villages such as Gordes or Roussillon and of course the iconic lavender fields in July complete the picture.
The territory contains an exceptional Regional Natural Park. It also counts several villages classified “Most Beautiful Villages of France” and their exceptional heritage. This is why Luberon offers the perfect setting for hosting corporate events such as residential seminars or incentive stays.
The particularity of Luberon lies in its unspoiled countryside. True postcard panoramas some would say! However, these are never far from urban and communication centers. For instance, Avignon or Aix-en-Provence with their High Speed Train TGV station.
Hotels and conference facilities are numerous and of good standards. As a rule, activities are clearly orientated towards cultural and historic content. Nonetheless they also benefit from the proximity of outstanding vineyards near by Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Or alternatively in surprising marshland landscapes of Camargue, very influenced by Spanish culture. Therefore the destination provides a good mix between opportunities for fun activities and great working environment.
Secret Tip: Bear in mind the period of fully bloomed lavenders is limited to beginning of July. As a result, try to arrange your incentive and seminar projects in advance to make sure you would find availability at this spectacular time of year in western Provence.