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Buoux Fort (Fort de Buoux)

The magnificent ruins of the Fort de Buoux are on top of a high stone butte in the Luberon mountains, about 10 km south of Apt and 8 km east of Bonnieux, overlooking the deep ravines of the Aigue Brun river.

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Châteaurenard Castle

An iconic fortified Medieval château standing above the small town of Châteaurenard, 5 km south of Avignon. The castle is said to date from the 13th and the 15th centuries.

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Javon Chateau

This picturesque 16th-century Renaissance chateau sits beside the road in a clearing of the Vaucluse Forest, with such a feudal air that it invokes the image of knights.