Many activities between 5 and 25 minutes are on offer.

All activities should they be walks with a picnic, sport or cultural, we suggest you contact the Cereste Office de Tourisme (Tourist Office) www.cereste.fr who will provide you with maps, festival programs and will organise sport outings or guided visits, bike rental etc…

To help you to better organise your stay you can check the French Tourism Information: www.tourisme.fr

Sport Activities

-Tennis, at Cereste at 1,5km from the Mas de la Plaine (15 euros an hour, 2 courts)
-Biking or Mountain Biking with more than 100km of converted cycle routes.
-Walking or hiking
-Rock climbing (gorges de l’oppedette- Bioux)
-Horse riding (5 mn)
-Luberon Golf grounds at 20km (04 92 72 17 19)
-Gliding
-Hot-air balloon at 20 minutes (towards Forcalquier)

Curiosities and Culture: a brief look

Markets in the Midi

-Apt market (its pottery, its candied fruits, olive oil and tapenade on Saturdays)
-Ansouis, Cereste and Roussillon markets (Thursday)
-Aix en Provence market(Monday, Wednesday, Saturday secondhand/curiosities)
-Reillanne market (Thursday and Sunday) for its cheeses (les banons) and Forcalquier (Monday morning / « Hippie » creations)
-Gordes, Lacoste and Saint-Saturnin markets (Tuesday)
-Bonnieux and Lourmarin markets (Friday)
-Coustellet and Isle sur la Sorgue markets (Sunday)

The Luberon, Coteaux d'Aix en Provence Wine Route

Bonnieux –Lourmarin- Aix-en-Provence

Countryside

-Saint Michel de l’Observatoire
-Bonnieux cedar forest
-The ochres and the little Colorado of Roussillon village
-The plateau of Valensole and its lavender

Typical Villages

-Montjustin
-Reillanne
-Forcalquier
-Banon
-Saignon
-Apt
-Bonnieux
-Ménerbes
-Lacoste
-Roussillon
-Gordes

Decoration

-Aix en Provence
-L’isle sur Sorgues
-The pottery of Moutiers Sainte- Marie

Musical festivals and cultural towns

-Aix en Provence
-Avignon
-Lacoste
-La roque d’Anthéron (near Aix- Outdoor piano festival)
-The Banon village bookshop
-Le hameau de Saint-Andéol (near Saint Saturnin Les Apt), Contemporary Art Foundation