The Luberon villages of Provence, France are characterized by a series of strikingly picturesque, hill-top settings dating back 1000 years or more. When you stroll through the cobblestone streets of these villages and cities you will discover many windows and doorways that are a visual feast of creativity and color.
Here are just a few that I captured during my visit to three small villages: L'Isle Sur La Sorgue, Lourmarin,and Roussillon. Enjoy the color.
Window with Colorful Shutters in L'Isle Sur La Sorgue.
Look up as you enter the Bistrot de Roussillon and you see this colorful scene.
Around the corner from the Bistrot de Roussillon, step inside a small hillside church and admire the colorful stained glass windows.
In the tiny town of Lourmarin, take a tour of the castle and you'll be able to gaze upon this stained glass treasure.
It doesn't get more French than this: a bicyclette parked outside a colorful rouge doorway in L'Isle Sur La Sorgue.
This amazing mural is painted on a door in Roussillon.
I hope you've enjoyed these colorful windows and doorways of the Luberon villages of France. You can virtually stroll through the streets of Roussillon and Lourmarin.
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For over twenty years, TV Travel Show Producer, Marianne Schwab, has been collecting money saving travel tips as a travel producer for high profile television programs. She has flown all over the world and produced live television productions on location from Caesar's Palace on the Vegas Strip to the beautiful island of Oahu. Read more