The Village

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Le Village de St Saturnin lès Apt

Loving Language In Provence is based in a pretty, traditional house just on the edge of the mediaeval village of St Saturnin lès Apt, one of the most beautiful and unspoilt villages in the Luberon Regional Park in the Vaucluse department of France. We are surrounded by vineyards, cherry orchards, olive groves and lavender fields and are just 5 minutes walk from the village centre.


View of the village of St Saturnin

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Beautiful Setting

Beautiful setting for the hillside lake

There is a weekly market in St Saturnin, quiet in winter but full of brightly-coloured stalls in spring and summer, and a post office, grocery, two bakeries, a butcher, a gift shop, two bars and two hotels, a good selection of shops and restaurants and an ATM machine. The municipal outdoor swimming pool is open during the hot summer months and there is a village tennis club which welcomes visitors. St Saturnin has also become a well-known base for walking and mountain biking with many miles of marked trails surrounding the village.

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A winding path to the 11th century chateau

During the warmer months the village hosts many art and music festivals, concerts, craft markets, its own village festival or ‘fête votive’ during the first weekend of August and a huge ‘brocante’ fair on Bastille Day with a wonderfully festive atmosphere. It is also ideally located only 8 km from the thriving market town of Apt which has a wonderful Saturday morning market, now considered to be one of the best in France.

Other attractions within easy reach include the enchanting Luberon villages, the cosmopolitan cities of Marseille and Aix-en-Provence and Avignon, the city of the Popes.