The Vaucluse Departement - Luberon Nature Park - Population : 342 inh.

puce 21km North east of Cavaillon take the D2, then 3km past Gordes take the D102.

Joucas, vineyards Joucas is a terraced village built on a hill opposite the ochre of Roussillon.
You can appreciate the beautiful countryside in this peaceful village which is largely overlooked by tourists, unlike the other villages in the Luberon..
Joucas, calade street
Joucas has plenty of picturesque narrow streets, paved with ancient stones.
You can happily stroll around, admiring the architecture, especially the lovely old stone houses surrounded by colourful flowers.
Joucas, small shaded square
Visitors can take advantage of the many walking trails and discover the beauty of the environment surrounding Joucas.
Those who are less energetic will appreciate the magnificent view of the ochre cliffs which can be seen from the village.
Joucas, church door
Don't miss the church which may seen quite ordinary from the outside (rebuilt in 1766), but which in fact is a glorious museum of Italian painting in "trompe l'oeil"... it is superb!


puce What to see:

The village and its rues calade streets.
18th century church St Jean Baptiste.


puce Leisure activities:

Hiking and horse-riding.
Tourist trails.
Tennis and playground.
Festival held during the last weekend in August.


puce Accommodation:

Bed and breakfast.
Vacation rentals.


puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Roussillon (5km), Murs (5km) and Gordes (8 km).