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La Tour-d'Aigues

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse

La Tour-d'Aigues - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse
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Geographical information

MunicipalityLa Tour-d'Aigues
Postcode84240
Latitude43.7252390 (N 43° 43’ 31”)
Longitude5.5480230 (E 5° 32’ 53”)
AltitudeFrom 220m to 510m
Surface area41.30 km²
Population4377 inhabitants
Density105 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAvignon (53 mi, 1h16)
Insee code84133
IntercommunalityCC Territoriale Sud-Luberon
DepartmentVaucluse
TerritoryProvence
RegionProvence-Alps-French Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

La Bastidonne2.2 mi (7 min)
Pertuis3.5 mi (9 min)
Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque3.5 mi (10 min)
La Motte-d'Aigues4 mi (11 min)
Grambois4.2 mi (10 min)
Sannes4.7 mi (12 min)
Ansouis5.3 mi (13 min)
Peypin-d'Aigues5.4 mi (12 min)
Cabrières-d'Aigues5.6 mi (13 min)
Mirabeau6.5 mi (13 min)
La Bastide-des-Jourdans6.8 mi (14 min)
Villelaure7 mi (14 min)
Cucuron7.3 mi (16 min)
Vitrolles-en-Lubéron7.6 mi (18 min)

Events and festivities

Potier market La Tour-d'Aigues: May 1, in partnership with the association Terres de Provence, the hall of the Tour d'Aigues and the General Council of Vaucluse.

As usual, the Potter Market will take place on the main square of the castle from 10h to 19h.

A selection of professional potters will exhibit their products, utility pottery, decorative and sculptural.

Clays and various techniques will be represented: earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, raku (cooking process that has developed in the sixteenth century Japan to celebrate the tea ceremony), and glazed earthenware, there will truly something for everyone...

Free Earth animation will be also available to children throughout the day.

This event allows to highlight a profession both artisanal and artistic poorly represented in the cultural field. It is a tribute to the work of potters working in their studios and perpetuate these ancestral skills in a variety of styles and specific to each universe.

So come meet for a day of discussion, meetings, discovery and pleasure!

Durance Luberon Festival
Durance Luberon Festival: La Traviata

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Pottery market of La Tour-d'Aigues
Pottery market of La Tour-d'Aigues
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Pottery market of La Tour-d'Aigues
Pottery market of La Tour-d'Aigues
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Pottery market of La Tour-d'Aigues
Pottery market of La Tour-d'Aigues
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Pottery market of La Tour-d'Aigues
Pottery market of La Tour-d'Aigues
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Pottery Market of La Tour-d'Aigues 2018
Pottery Market of La Tour-d'Aigues 2018
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Weather

Thursday 25 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 23°C
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Friday 26 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 25°C
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Saturday 27 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 27°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Garden of the 5 senses and primary shapes
Nature and the great outdoors6 € Saint-Marc-Jaumegarde (12.3 mi)
The House of Confit Fruit
Local flavoursFreeApt (14.4 mi)
Segway Tour of Aix-en-Provence – 2 hours
Entertainment50 € Aix-en-Provence (14.7 mi)
Themed Tour: Aix-en-Provence during the French Resistance
Culture and education32 € Aix-en-Provence (14.7 mi)
Discover the Unusual Heritage of Aix-en-Provence
Culture and education32 € Aix-en-Provence (14.7 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of Saint-Pons
HikeEasy4h00Bonnieux (13.8 mi)
Colorado of Provence
HikeEasy1h00Rustrel (14.1 mi)
Water fountains of Aix-en-Provence
HikeEasy55 minAix-en-Provence (14.7 mi)
To the choirs of Aix-en-Provence
HikeEasy1h10Aix-en-Provence (14.7 mi)
Sainte-Victoire Mountain - Saint-Ser Chapel
HikeEasy1h30Puyloubier (15.2 mi)

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