Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt

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TownSaint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
Insee code84118
Postcode84490
Latitude43.9440760
Longitude5.3837300
AltitudeFrom 217 to 1093 meters
Surface75.79 km²
Population2798 inhabitants
Density36 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townAvignon (at 54 km, 62 min)Villars at 2.9 km
DepartmentVaucluseGargas at 5 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt, rural basin Apt and the Luberon Regional Nature Park is located on the sunny side of the Monts de Vaucluse, facing the Luberon, with its steep slopes and valleys (350 to almost 1100 m above sea level) between the towns of Lioux and Villars.

Sheltered from the Mistral in southern slope of the mountain, a rocky outcrop, overlooking the medieval village agricultural plain between Roussillon and Villars, interrupted by the hill Peréal.

The traditional habitat is characterized, apart from the village, by thirty hamlets scattered across the farmland. Urbanization occurred during the second half of the 20th century is located between the productive farmland and mountain inaccessible and protected.

Third common Vaucluse by area, covering 7579 hectares Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt: 1/3 is between 250 and 400 m and corresponds to the south; agricultural tradition and invested in housing over the centuries. Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt has one of the largest cherry orchards that cover their white flowers in spring. It is also the country of the vine and wine but also its olive and olive oil flavored artichokes and almonds. The other two thirds, from 400 to 1100 m, corresponding to the forested mountain and the "altiplano" Sarraud the edge of the plateau de Sault (scrubland, oak, lavender, conifers).


SIGHTSEEING

The most impressive monument of the village is undoubtedly the castle chapel, tower and chapel (1056).

See also: the priory of Saint-Pierre Agnane (XIII), the Chapel of the Penitents (ruins of the seventeenth), the chapel of St. Roch (built after the plague of 1720), the Sainte-Madeleine (north Croagnes ), the chapel of Saint-Maurin (former Templar house of St Maurice), the Chapel of St. Radegund (Péréal) the chapel of the hospital (nursing home) near the ruins of the castle fortified village; mills Wind (XVII), the portal Ayguier and ramparts, in the plain and the castle in the mountains Bourgane Bories (about 130) and Ayguiers (about 90).

See also: washing and fountains, gates of the village (XVIII, registered in the inventory of MH), cross the lava cave burial, oppidum Péréal, tank Hospital, dams (first immersed, 1836 the second completed in 1902), Roman tombs on the plain of Sylla.

Various sporting activities are at your disposal: swimming pool (July-August), tennis (all year), many walks.

Detailed information
Performance hallsFestival Hall of Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Weekly market on Tuesday morning. Art of living, the market offers a range of regional and gourmet invites fans to learn to cook simple, tasty and fragrant. Every Friday in the summer, a farmers' market is held on the Place Gambetta from 17h.

Mountain biking in June.

An antique fair is held every July 14.

Are held in July "universities in the country" and throughout the summer the "Wednesdays St Saturnin" with a different show every Wednesday.

The first Friday in July, the hamlet of Tuilière music resonates "musical springboard" and the first Sunday of August takes place the celebration of the earth and old trades of yesteryear.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The village of Gordes is about fifteen miles from Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt. Site must also: Colorado provençal and ocher hills, but also ocher Villars. Apt 8 km, the country's main city of Apt, welcomes you with its museums, heritage and Saturday with its market.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Lavender distillery in ProvenceCraftFrom 0 € to 5 €Apt (7.6 km)
Visit a lavender distilleryLocal flavoursFreeSault (18.4 km)
3-hole golf course with restaurantNature and the outdoorsFrom 2 € to 40 €Robion (24 km)
Paintball by the LubéronSports sensationsFrom 20 € to 35 €La Roque-d'Anthéron (26 km)
Cycle, mountain bike, tandem and electric bike hireNature and the outdoors22 €Velleron (28 km)

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PHOTOS

View from the villageView from the village
 
Chapel CastleChapel Castle
VillageVillage
 
DamDam
Ruelle (the Pontin)Ruelle (the Pontin)
 
Place Ayguier PortalPlace Ayguier Portal
Earth DayEarth Day
 
MillMill

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WEATHER

Tuesday 29 July
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Min. 14°C - Max. 20°C
Wednesday 30 July
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Min. 16°C - Max. 27°C
Thursday 31 July
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantDomaine des Andéols  
9.5
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
TRAVELLING GOURMET - At the table for a gourmet journey through the sweet flavors of Provence! Welcome to Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt to Domaine des Andéols! VINEYARDS AND OLIVE - It is...
Located in Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt42 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant La Fontaine
Villars
Restaurant La Fontaine is located in the heart of a typical village of the Luberon, Villars. An authentic setting in harmony with a charming preserved village. You will discover this...
Located 2.9 km from Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptFrom 30 € to 50 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Table de Pablo  
8.2
Villars
Located in the heart of the Luberon, in Provence; enjoy the scent of lavender, Chief Thomas Gallardo invites you to lunch or dinner in a neat and harmonious. During your meal, you can...
Located 3.6 km from Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt37 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 2 bedroomsLa menardiere    
9.9
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
Quietly, in the Luberon, the Ménardière consists of 2 bedrooms with TV, internet access (wireless), bright and comfortable, with each room and WC en suite bathroom. Private parking...
Located in Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt95 € the double room 
Mas with 3 bedroomsLe Mas de l'Escaillon    
9.4
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
In the Luberon, 10 minutes walk from the village, provencal house offering spacious and bright 3 bedrooms, air-conditioned with private bathrooms, large showers, private entrance with...
Located in Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptFrom 65 € to 110 € the double room 
Mas with 5 bedroomsBastide Cassiopée  
Roussillon
Treat yourself to a getaway in the heart of Luberon... Backed by a handful of houses that make up an authentic traditional village of Provence, on an exceptional site, surrounded by...
Located 6.7 km from Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptFrom 110 € to 120 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Villa for 6 personsLa bastide landesson   SPECIAL OFFER
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
Independent house south to the countryside surrounded by vineyards and cherry trees. Comfortable, private pool (8X4) secured exclusively for tenants (open from 01/05 to 10/10), equipment...
Located in Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptFrom 590 € to 1660 € per week 
Pavillon for 4 personsGite des Ocres, piscine, Wifi, animal ok  
8.9
Villars
Gite of ocres pool, wifi, quiet hike: gite of ocres. Villars (400 inhabitants) Provence-Luberon. Loue. A especially away from main roads, Provençale in nature. Comfortably installed...
Located 2.7 km from Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptFrom 300 € to 860 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsGîtes La Lucia  
9.1
Gargas
Rental Saturday to Saturday in July and August completely flexible september to June: from the point of view of the arrival dates of the duration. Five cottages (3 to 6 / 7 persons),...
Located 4.5 km from Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptFrom 450 € to 795 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
185 places over 4 haCamping Domaine des Chênes Blancs    
9.4
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
Located between the Mounts of Vaucluse and the Mounts of Luberon, our family and convivial camp-site invites you to discover the Natural reserve of Luberon under the sun and the colors...
Located in Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptFrom 15.50 € to 33 € per day 
70 places over 5 haCamping Le Colorado    
9.3
Rustrel
At the heart of ocher quarries Colorado Provencal in the Luberon, we welcome you in a friendly camping and family trees.
Located 8.4 km from Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptFrom 15 € to 18 € per day 
110 places over 4 haCamping le luberon ***    
8.8
Apt
Welcome to our home in a quiet family camping. A 1.8 km from the center of Apt, in sunny Provence, you can spend a relaxing holiday because even if we have entertainment in season,...
Located 9 km from Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptFrom 15 € to 25.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Domaine des Andéols & Spa - Hotel in Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptDomaine des Andéols & Spa    
8.8
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
In the heart of the Luberon, perched high on a hill circled by olive groves and lavender fields, sits the Domaine des Andéols. Gordes is 14 km away. This property offers villas distributed...
Located in Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptRoom from 255 €
Domaine Les Chênes Blancs - Hotel in Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptDomaine Les Chênes Blancs    
7.3
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
Set in Luberon Regional Nature Park, this 3-star camping is located in Saint-Saturnin-Les-Apt. Guests can relax by the swimming pool and play beach volley, beach tennis and beach soccer....
Located in Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
La Colline des Ocres - Hotel in Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptLa Colline des Ocres    
7
Villars
Located on the heights of the Luberon Regional Park, this resort is set in a 6-hectare park with an outdoor pool and volleyball court. Free private parking is available and Avignon...
Located 4.3 km from Saint-Saturnin-lès-AptRoom from 161 €

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Apart'Hotel Sainte-Marthe
Ideally located opposite the Université Sainte Marthe, just 10-minute walking from the Palais des Papes and the historical centre of Avignon, Apart'Hotel...
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