Some of our Chateaux Forts and Fortresses of Provence.
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.
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.
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.
A medieval walled fortress built on a hilltop beside Villeneuve-les-Avignon, directly across the Rhône from Avignon. The fortress was built in the 12th century, surrounding the Abbey of Saint-André which had been there since the 10th century.