From your hotel restaurant in Sault in the Luberon, you will have plenty of time to discover the towns and villages of the region. During your stay, you will undoubtedly visit Carpentras, Avignon and the city of the Popes, Orange and its ancient theatre or Sisteron and its perched citadel. It is also recommended to stop in the town of Apt, in the village of Castellet, in Gordes, in the village of Baries, or finally in Vaison-la-Romaine.
The ochres of the Luberon are also very famous. The red, orange and yellow of the quarries contrast with the blue of the sky and the green of the vegetation. The ochre of the Luberon is a palette of colours that can be discovered through the ochre trail near Roussillon.
You can also continue your stay by discovering the Gorges de la Nesque or the Pays de Sault which is also known for its lavender and its plateaux.
Terroir and gastronomy of the Luberon
From your hotel restaurant in the Luberon, you can discover the specialities of the local gastronomy in the markets of the region. You will find many producers of peaches, nectarines, wines, olives, nougat, cherries, lavender honey, essential oils, etc.
The South Ventoux wine region has an AOC Ventoux. The sedimentary and calcareous layers of the region offer a real potential for the elaboration of recognized quality wines. Further south, you will find the AOC Côte-du-Lubéron which offers dry and aromatic white wines and full-bodied and supple red wines.
During your stay, you can taste the famous Pistou soup made from white, green and red beans, courgettes, tomatoes and carrots, etc. Pistou soup is a concentrate of the region's summer vegetables.
Tian de légumes is another Provençal speciality based on summer vegetables to which one can add pieces of lamb or chicken finely sliced into strips.