Puyloubier

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownPuyloubier
Insee code13079
Postcode13114
Latitude43.5252229
Longitude5.6729430
AltitudeFrom 239 to 1007 meters
Surface40.85 km²
Population1984 inhabitants
Density48 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townMarseille (at 54 km, 40 min)Pourrières at 6.2 km (10 min)
DepartmentBouches-du-RhôneRousset at 7.4 km (10 min)
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Hanging on the southern flank of the Montagne Sainte-Victoire, Puyloubier is located 22 km east of Aix-en-Provence. A 350 m altitude, the village overlooks the valley of the Arc and faces the mountains and Aurélien Olympus.

The birth of Puyloubier - Podium Luperium (Wolf Hill) - since the Middle Ages, people fleeing insecurity and Plains seeking top positions easier to defend.

There are also the remains of a Celtic-Ligurian oppidum certifying an even earlier occupation.

The farming tradition of the village is not denied today with the largest vineyard in the Bouches-du-Rhone. The vineyard produces rose wines, white and red award-winning regularly. They belong to the appellation Côte de Provence - Sainte Victoire, while the production of olive oil is experiencing a resurgence net.


SIGHTSEEING

The streets are steep Puyloubier typical hilltop villages of Provence, with their share of squares and fountains. The gradual renovation of the old center has earned the town the price of departmental Ribbons Heritage in 2009. A wonderful religious heritage, patiently restored to discover. In 2003, the town was awarded the National Heritage Ribbons for the restoration of the whole.

The oil mill is now an artistic and cultural center of the village, home to temporary exhibitions in the spring and summer and the library disco.

The ruins of the castle was destroyed during the revolution are the heights of the village. The walls, now owned by the municipality, subject to restoration.

Walk inescapable climb to the Ermitage Saint-Ser, easy and in less than an hour to admire the view over the valley. The bravest GR9 to borrow the Pic des Mouches.

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Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of Puyloubier

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Flea market and garage sale: June.

Exhibitions at the oil mill: from June to September.

Small Cultural Festival: July and August.

Sardines, in August.

Feast of St. Eloi in September.

Christmas Market: November.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The climb to the Croix de Provence is made from Beaurecueil, Le Bouquet.

To visit Aix-en-Provence without worry of parking, just take the minibus in Puyloubier that borrows the famous route Cézanne throughout the Montagne Sainte-Victoire.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Explore Aix by Tricycle TaxiCulture and education40 €Aix-en-Provence (18.4 km)
Paintball for all on a large woodland siteEntertainmentFrom 30 € to 40 €Aubagne (29 km)

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PHOTOS

Puyloubier view of vineyards, Sainte-Victoire in the backgroundPuyloubier view of vineyards, Sainte-Victoire in the background
 
The roofs PuyloubierThe roofs Puyloubier
Saint-PonsSaint-Pons
 
After the storm, the mountains and Aurelian OlympusAfter the storm, the mountains and Aurelian Olympus

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WEATHER

Saturday 20 December
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Min. 2°C - Max. 13°C
Sunday 21 December
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Min. -4°C - Max. 8°C
Monday 22 December
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Min. -6°C - Max. 7°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantDéjeunez sous l'Arbre   SPECIAL OFFER
Rousset
dropoff window KITCHEN Bistronomique - Discover the simple and warm atmosphere of this old barn located close to Aix -en-Provence in the municipality of Rousset, facing the mountain...
Located 7.6 km from Puyloubier26 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Provence   NEW
Rousset
Notre nouveau chef de cuisine, Ghislain Salençon, vous propose des formules élaborées à partir de produits frais et de saison - Tous les midis, formule à 14 € comprenant : 1 entrée*...
Located 8.4 km from Puyloubier29 € per person 
Provençal restaurantLa Galinière  
7.4
Châteauneuf-le-Rouge
In a green setting at the foot of Mont Sainte-Victoire, the restaurant opens its doors La Galinière. In an elegant room with soft shades of beige and old stone walls or on the terrace...
Located 9.3 km from Puyloubier 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Mas with 4 bedroomsLe chant des oliviers  
Trets
Bastide du xvi century located on a oppidum, the Domaine de la Pommé panoramic 360 ° view on the Sainte Victoire and the Monts Aurelian. It consists of 21 hectares combining forest...
Located 7.5 km from PuyloubierFrom 75 € to 125 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLe deffend vieux    
9.7
Trets
Located in the heart of Provence, The Deffend Vieux dating from the 16th / 17th century, offers a wide panorama of vineyards aoc Sainte Victoire. More than just a guest room, the Deffend...
Located 8.6 km from Puyloubier75 € the double room 
Mas with 5 bedroomsLe Vieux Moulin    
9.7
Jouques
Jouques is a charming village located 25 km from Aix en Provence between Luberon and mount Sainte Victoire. The old oil mill house, completely restored and renovated in keeping with...
Located 12.8 km from Puyloubier85 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 6 personsOlivier, mas de la Marotte
Ollières
Are you planning a family holiday in the heart of Provence Verte? Looking for a place both exotic and easy to live with children? The 15 apartments that bisect the Mas de la Marotte...
Located 9.8 km from PuyloubierFrom 518 € to 980 € per week 
House for 9 personsVilla Victoria Gréasque-Aix en Provence
Gréasque
Beautiful villa on one level, air conditioned, for a great holiday with family or friends. It has 4 double rooms for 8 to 10 people. You will love the superb pool with Jacuzzi of 14...
Located 14.7 km from PuyloubierFrom 2000 € to 3500 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsGîte l'Escale  
8.8
Seillons-Source-d'Argens
L.
Located 17 km from PuyloubierFrom 450 € to 650 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
66 places over 7,5 haCamping du Garlaban    
7.9
Aubagne
Nestled in the mountains of Garlaban, camping welcomes you in green surroundings of 7.5 acres of pine, oak and olive trees. Located in the hills of Marcel Pagnol, near Marseille and...
Located 28 km from PuyloubierFrom 20 € to 22 € per day 

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HOTELS

Le Relais de Saint de Ser - Hotel in PuyloubierLe Relais de Saint de Ser  
Rousset
Le Relais de Saint de Ser is located in Rousset in a typical Provencal-style building. The hotel features an outdoor pool with a terrace and a restaurant. Guests have access to free...
Located 1.6 km from PuyloubierRoom from 100 €
Logis Hôtel Déjeunez Sous L'Arbre - Hotel in PuyloubierLogis Hôtel Déjeunez Sous L'Arbre     
7.8
Rousset
In the heart of Provence, Logis Hôtel Déjeunez Sous L'arbre offers comfortable accommodation, a sauna, children’s playground and a delightful outdoor swimming pool in a quiet and peaceful...
Located 7.6 km from PuyloubierRoom from 58 €
Mercure Aix-En-Provence Sainte-Victoire - Hotel in PuyloubierMercure Aix-En-Provence Sainte-Victoire     
7.3
Châteauneuf-le-Rouge
The 4-star Mercure Aix-en-Provence Sainte-Victoire Hotel is located a few kilometres from Aix-en-Provence and the Sainte-Victoire Mountain. The hotel combines Provence hospitality with...
Located 7.8 km from PuyloubierRoom from 75 €

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InterContinental Marseille - Hotel Dieu
InterContinental Marseille - Hotel Dieu is set in a superb 18th century building in the historic quarter of Marseille, 350 metres from the Old Port. WiFi...
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Hôtel Rotonde
The Hôtel Rotonde is located in central Aix-en-Provence, a short walk from the SNCF station. Free Wi-Fi is provided, together...
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