Le Fascinant Week-End 2023

The "Vignobles & Découvertes" Destination Luberon invites you to a Fascinating Weekend. Discover the vineyards from every angle, meeting the winegrowers and discovering the best leisure activities and gourmet addresses.

Discover and experience the highlights of the 2023 edition of the Fascinant Week-End in Destination Luberon, from 19 to 22 October, through a series of festive and entertaining events.

But what exactly is the Fascinant Week-End?

A flagship event under the Vignobles et Découvertes label, it's a chance for the curious, the passionate and those who love autumn outings to explore the diversity and splendour of the world of vines and wine, in the midst of magnificent wine-growing landscapes that are decked out in their most beautiful colours at this time of year.

4 days of activities in the heart of the vineyards

For 4 days, from 19 to 22 October 2023, enjoy an immersive experience at the heart of wine tourism in the Luberon and meet the local players. Winegrowers, restaurateurs and activity providers will all be revealing the treasures of the local terroir. Visits, workshops, unusual escapades or even lunches... there's something for everyone! It's the perfect opportunity for wine-lovers and wine-lovers alike to get together with family and friends.

Discover the programme!

Spotlight on Destination Luberon's flagship event
Enjoy a fa-sci-nan-ting day in Lourmarin!

A day combining well-being, nature, gastronomy and culture awaits you in the heart of the village of Lourmarin. Ask for the programme!

Guided bike ride on the roads of the Luberon

Vélo dans les vignes

Would you like to discover the Luberon trails in a different way? Grab your bike and let us guide you along a route surrounded by wine-growing landscapes.
Accompanied by Stéphan, you'll discover an exceptional environment at your own pace. As an added bonus, take a break along the way to taste Luberon wines at Mas Lauris. Mas Lauris and Cycling Around are brands validated by "Valeurs Parc", the eco-responsible label for natural regional parks.

Departure 9am - Duration 3h - 10 km / Free, booking required

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Walking around Lourmarin

A hike between the vineyards and the mountains, take to the footpaths of the Luberon accompanied by an experienced guide. During your walk, your guide will tell you all about the flora and fauna around you. Take your time to discover the wine-growing landscapes surrounding the village of Lourmarin. A refreshing moment in an unspoilt setting.

Departure: 9am - Duration: approx. 2 hours - Free, booking required

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Lourmarin

Outdoor yoga classes

Yoga en plein air

A yoga class among the olive trees offered by AirFit Provence. Start your day outdoors, in total relaxation.
During this yoga class, your teacher Dan has created a special series of movements inspired by the vines and invites you to recreate them. Different for each season: vertical, horizontal or even twisting vines... A unique experience at the foot of the Château de Lourmarin.

RDV: 9:30 am - Duration: 1h30 - Free, booking required

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Tasting workshop

Find out more about the Luberon appellation through fun activities, a game about wine aromas and a tasting of the three colours.
What is an AOC in France, an organic wine, a biodynamic wine? What are the rules to be respected? Luberon wines will have almost no secrets for you! An activity to be shared at the foot of the Château de Lourmarin, facing the village, an exceptional setting.

11am to 12.30pm - Duration: 3 sessions of 30 minutes - Free, booking essential.

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Atelier dégustation de vin

Self-guided tour of Château de Lourmarin

Château de Lourmarin

Discover this renowned historic site with its exceptional architecture. You'll find magnificent collections including furniture dating from the 16th to the 19th centuries, engravings, objets d'art and even musical instruments.

2pm to 4.30pm - Free, upon presentation of proof of purchase for another activity of the day.

Anthocyane theatre show

"The play that makes you love wine".
An original concept proposed by Anthocyane

Enjoy a story of love and wine, with a glass in your hand. As well as attending a theatrical performance, you'll also be immersed in the world of wine, with tastings to boot!
Share this artistic and sensory experience with 10 Luberon winegrowers, who will be on hand after the show to share their wines with you.
Food-trucks will be on hand to extend the evening and provide refreshments.

5pm to 6.30pm - at the Fruitière Numérique - Free admission

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Spectacle Anthocyane

To extend the pleasure and make the experience even more enjoyable, Vélo Loisir Provence is joining forces with the Fascinant Week-End and offering you the chance to explore the Luberon vineyards by bike.

There are 3 routes to choose from:

Gordes à Vélo

Les Ocres à Vélo

Le Pays d'Aigues à Vélo

Gordes by bike

Discover the enchantment of the villages of Gordes, Murs and Joucas in the heart of the Monts de Vaucluse: an escapade on the back roads offers breathtaking panoramas, punctuated by bories and old mills, a journey through history and the beauty of the countryside.

Les Ocres by bike

Explore the hidden treasures of the Luberon Regional Nature Park along picturesque roads, breathtaking landscapes and the ochre deposits of the Vaucluse. Let yourself be tempted!

The Pays d'Aigues by bike

Travel to the heart of the southern Luberon at your own pace: from the foothills of the Luberon to the banks of the Durance, an authentic and tasty immersion in a preserved heritage.