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Getting There -- Buses to and from the nearest transport hub of Pertuis are infrequent. For bus information, call tel. 08-91-02-40-25. If you're driving, Lourmarin is on the D943 if you're coming from Apt.

Visitor Information -- The Office de Tourisme is at place Henri Barthélémy (tel. 04-90-68-10-77; www.lourmarin.com). The tourist office organizes literary walks that trace the steps of two of Lourmarin's illustrious former residents, writers Albert Camus and Henri Bosco, both of whom are buried there.

Special Events -- The Chateau de Lourmarin is the magical setting for the Festival Musiques d'Eté, when classic concerts and jazz performances are held in the grounds from June to August (tel. 04-90-68-15-23; www.chateau-de-lourmarin.com).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.