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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Apt - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

Apt located in Luberon is an ideal place for visiting the Luberon. You're never far from the hilltop villages that surround it, as Buoux, Bonnieux, Gordes, St. Saturnin, Roussillon and many others who do all the charm of the Luberon.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude43.8764520 (N 43° 52’ 35”)
Longitude5.3954390 (E 5° 23’ 44”)
AltitudeFrom 170m to 567m
Surface area44.57 km²
Population12422 inhabitants
Density278 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (53 km, 59 min)
Insee code84003
IntercommunalityCC du Pays d'Apt
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Saignon4.2 km (8 min)
Gargas4.9 km (8 min)
Buoux7.1 km (15 min)
Villars7.6 km (11 min)
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt9.1 km (14 min)
Auribeau9.1 km (17 min)
Caseneuve10 km (16 min)
Rustrel10.2 km (13 min)
Roussillon10.7 km (17 min)
Sivergues10.9 km (20 min)
Saint-Martin-de-Castillon11.8 km (17 min)
Castellet13.2 km (17 min)
Gignac13.7 km (18 min)
Goult14.2 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

The weekly market on Saturday morning Apt a reference for all those who love to stroll and to meet local people. Thyme, bay leaves, lavender and other herbs all who smells of Provence.

Potter Apt market in August. Major event of the ceramic Provence, it hosts a thirty potters from throughout the region and far beyond. You can discover all young artists whose stalls brimming with new ideas and energy! This market will be representative of the quality and diversity of today's ceramic. You will find many useful and decorative artifacts using various techniques : traditional glazed earthenware, raku, stoneware, porcelain, enamel crystallization, mixed land, sculptures, ceramics paintings, jewelry... Modelling workshop for children and demonstrations of shooting. Place of Bouquerie. Free admission.


Plot of the old Apt
Plot of the old Apt
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Alley downtown
Alley downtown
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Animation Children potter market Apt
Animation Children potter market Apt
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Poster potter market Apt
Poster potter market Apt
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Monday 6 july
Min. 20°C - Max. 37°C
Tuesday 7 july
Min. 20°C - Max. 33°C
Wednesday 8 july
Min. 18°C - Max. 30°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Buoux and his strong, beautiful place.

Gordes and its little hilltop village.

Roussillon and its famous career ocher. If you've never traveled, you miss something!

Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt, with its steeple and its castle.

And of course the typical Provencal village of Saignon and its famous rock.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Lavender distillery in Provence
Crafts0 € to 5 € Apt
Paintball by the Lubéron
Sports sensations20 € to 35 € La Roque-d'Anthéron (19.1 km)
Discovery hike in Provence
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Sault (24 km)
Visit a lavender distillery
Local flavoursFreeSault (26 km)
Tour and tasting at the Calavon Castle
Local flavoursFreeLambesc (27 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of Saint-Pons
HikeEasy4h00Bonnieux (8.5 km)
Colorado of Provence
HikeEasy1h00Rustrel (8.9 km)
Courrejho (the courrée)
HikeEasy1h00Ménerbes (16 km)
"Terrasses du Ventoux"
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h45Méthamis (21 km)
Beaumes Rouges Path
HikeEasy2h30Fontaine-de-Vaucluse (22 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals