Summer tours 2024 with Destination Luberon

Destination Luberon Tourist Office offers many possibilities for guided tours in the Luberon, a picturesque region known for its landscapes, its historical heritage and its famous perched villages.

Page updated on 31/05/2024

A different way to discover the Luberon

Destination Luberon takes you on a discovery tour of its villages and heritage and offers guided tours to help you discover the Luberon and its treasures in a different way.

Our walks and tours are fun and unusual, combining culture and games for a unique and entertaining experience. A professional guide will accompany you on these discovery tours.

Most of them are suitable for the whole family, and will appeal to young and old alike.

Discover the summer programme of guided tours organised by Destination Luberon and Isle sur la Sorgue Tourisme.

Programme of guided tours 2024

3 ‘Cultural Treasure Hunt’ tours are offered in the mornings, in the cooler hours of the day. They are a fun and interactive way to discover the historical and cultural sites of the Luberon. Follow the clues to discover hidden places and learn about the history of these places. In the form of a game, you'll be accompanied by guides from the Tourist Office, who'll be able to guide you and help you complete your investigation. Divided into teams, equipped with maps, notebooks and pens, you'll set off in search of clues scattered along the route to solve the enigma.

  • The Curse of Lourmarin’: you'll help the villagers to ward off the curse that has befallen Lourmarin and its villagers - in Lourmarin on Wednesdays 10 and 24 July, 07 and 21 August at 9 a.m.
  • Intrigue à Oppède-le-Vieux’: go back in time to solve a centuries-old crime - in Oppède-le-Vieux, every Tuesday at 9am.
  • The Lost Medallion of Gordes’: you'll have to find the necklace of the Order of the King, hidden by Bertrand de Rambaud de Simiane to save his life - in Gordes, on Wednesdays 17 and 31 July, 14 August at 9 a.m.

Programme des visites guidées estivales dans le Luberon

The end of the day is the best time to discover the flora and fauna, as they catch their breath after the heat of the day.

  • Under the stars in Lourmarin’: a nocturnal walk around the local fauna and reading of the starry sky - in Lourmarin, Wednesdays 17 and 31 July, 14 August at 9.30pm
  • Nocturne sous le ciel étoilé de Cavaillon’: discover the Saint-Jacques hill at sunset, a mountainous island of great geological, faunistic, historical and cosmic interest - in Cavaillon, on Wednesdays 10 and 24 July, 07 and 21 August at 9pm.
  • "Walk along the Sorgue": Discover the picturesque banks of the Sorgue in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, an unforgettable experience in the heart of Provençal nature. The rich wildlife and flora, along with the mysterious charm of this river, will offer you a sensory and inspiring escape. Join us in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue on Fridays, June 28, July 12, and August 9 at 10 AM.


2 original tours are also on offer for a unique emotional experience.

  • Le Thor en scène’ (Le Thor on stage): take in the history of the town through humorous sketches and a dramatised tour - Le Thor - Tuesdays 23 July, 06, 13 and 20 August at 6.30pm.
  • Gordes aux Lanternes’: a sensory tour of the village's nightlife in the Middle Ages - in Gordes, Thursdays 11 and 25 July, 08 and 22 August at 9.30pm.


Finally, for those looking for more of a cultural experience than a fun one, 2 routes will enable them to discover and appreciate the charm of Isle sur la Sorgue and its uniquely atmospheric streets, walk through Gordes by night, or discover Fontaine de Vaucluse, famous for its spring, the largest resurgence in Europe.

  • Night-time discovery of Gordes’, offering a unique perspective of this listed village under the starry sky - in Gordes, on Thursdays 18 July, 1 and 15 August at 9pm.
  • Discovery tour of l'Isle sur la Sorgue’: discover the fascinating history of this town of indefinable charm - at l'Isle sur la Sorgue, from 16 July to 17 September, every Tuesday at 10 a.m.
  • Partage des Arts’ discovery tour: L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue becomes an open-air museum with over forty sculptures exhibited throughout the town - in Isle sur la Sorgue, on Tuesdays 11 & 25 June, 09 & 23 July, 06 & 20 August, 03 & 17 September, at 7.30pm
  • Discovery tour of Fontaine de Vaucluse’: as the water flows by, you will discover the mysteries of a place that is still enigmatic today - in Fontaine de Vaucluse, from 17 July to 18 September, every Wednesday at 5.30pm.

Reservations are essential for these tours.
Bookings can be made either online via the Destination Luberon or L'Isle sur la Sorgue Tourisme online shop, or with the tourist advisors at one of the tourist information offices, during normal opening hours.

Would you prefer to explore the region at your own pace?

Kits pour les visites découverte

The Tourist Offices also offer game kits and booklets so you can visit the emblematic villages on your own.

  • L'Isle sur la Sorgue - ‘Intrigue in the town’ investigator's kit
    Every day - 10am/6pm - €12 - available from the Tourist Office
  • Mérindol - Investigator's kit
    on sale in the Vival shop and the Ambroisie bar-tabac - €10
  • Gordes & Lourmarin - Games booklets
    Available from the Tourist Offices - €2

Carte des visites guidées estivales 2024

Calendrier des visites guidées estivales 2024