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The town of Apt

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Apt an old market town



Places to see and stay in Apt France

Apt is an old market town in the Provence region of France. The town is on the left bank of the river Coulon in a valley.

It is the main town in the Luberon mountains. It is about 41 miles east of Avignon and a similar distance from Marseille.

The area has a lot to offer the hill villages the lavender fields. The vineyards that go up the sides of the mountains. Apt is famous for the finest examples of candied fruit.


Apt town

Apt Provence There is a Farmer's Market in Apt every Tuesday morning. You can buy local produce fruits, vegetables, flowers, wines, plants, olive oils, honeys, marmalades, cheese.

On a Saturday morning the town turns into a large market where you can buy nearly anything. The town has about seven squares which are filled with stalls.

Some of the stalls are trucks and vans which open out to make into shops. The squares are linked by the narrow pedestrian streets full of stalls.

At the east end of town there are more stalls on a large parking lot.

Place to eat in the town a local Map of the area

Provence lavender

The Apt plain is covered with lavender and lavandin, or hybrid lavender. About 80% of Provence lavender farms grow lavandin. It produces five times as much oil as real lavender.

The real lavender is used mainly for perfumes and in cookery.

The town hall in Apt

Apt Provence

Hotels in the area the Hotel Le Manoir Apt

Hotel Le Manoin Apt The Hotel Le Manoir is located in Apt making it one of the best hotels to stay at while in town. All hotel's guestrooms have all the conveniences expected in a hotel in its class to suit guests' utmost comforts.

All of the guestrooms are complete with non smoking rooms, air conditioning, daily newspaper, desk, hair dryer, shower, satellite/cable TV.

To suit guests' convenience, this Apt accommodation offers bar/pub, meeting facilities , restaurant, room service, business center. In addition, the hotel's guests can enjoy the leisure and sports facilities provided on the premises: pool outdoor, garden.

Hotel Le Manoir Apt

Popular Hotels in Apt

Or you could do like we do and stay in a Gite.There are plenty to pick from in the Hill towns and villages.This one is in a nearby village

Luberon area house to rent

Peacefully located on the outskirts of a picturesque village, this delightful detached villa enjoys stunning views of the Luberon mountain range.

The property provides a central base to explore some of the best excursions in Provence.

Touristy villages such as Lourmarin (15 kms), Saint Rémy de Provence or the numerous old hill top villages in the Luberon, or the historical towns of Aix en Provence or Marseille, are all within an hour's drive. Shops and restaurants in Merindol 1 km.

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Le moulin l'Eveque is a former water mill set at the bottom of the Vire valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty.It is a little hamlet of 4 riverside properties one of which the owners live in and the other 3 are holiday lets. available individually or collectively for larger parties of up to 15 people.

Each property has it's own private garden and patio/BBQ area. There is also a large riverside garden which everyone is welcome to use, with a picnic table right on the river, beautiful with a glass of wine at sunset

The 3 bedroom le gite de cadran solaire has a large andvery well equipped kitchen on the ground floor, with the patio right outside, and stairs up to the principle bedroom wich is furnished with a super king size bed and has double aspect windows, one facing the south and river , the other looking west. Next to it is the main bathroom, with shower, wc and vanity unit Bedroom 2 has twin beds. These can be joined together if required, just let us know. This bedroom has it's own wc and vanity sink Through to the living room where you will find 2 sofas, one of which is a sofa bed and where you can watch TV in English. All the top freeview channels are available.

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