Volx

3 km from Villeneuve, 7 km from Dauphin, 10 km from Oraison, 11 km from Forcalquier, 13 km from Sigonce, Sainte-Tulle
Altitude : 307 m
Population: 2885

Provencal village located at the eastern end of the Luberon, above the plain of the Durance. The village offers typical Proven├žal treasures: the shaded square of the boulistes, the narrow streets, the castle of which there are still some ramparts, the big wash house. While walking on the marked out paths you can discover natural caves and the "trou de la Capellanne". To see, to visit: church Notre-Dame de la Roche XIIe, vestiges of the castle, dismantled in 1792 (walls of enclosure, square tower with ornamentation of gargoyles-dolphins, vestiges of aqueduct). Eco-museum of soap on the road to Forcalquier (open from April to October). La Capellanne hole (natural caves, access near the olive groves). Recommended activities: hiking, climbing (100 equipped routes, all levels), archery, mountain biking, tennis, swimming (Vannades lake 5 mn from the village).

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