La Roque d'Anthéron

Tucked away by the Durance river in wild and lovely countryside, between the villages of the Luberon and Aix en Provence, La Roque d'Anthéron is best known as the home of its prestigious international piano festival and of the magnificent mediaeval Abbaye de Silvacane.

But La Roque itself is worth taking the time to discover too, and our village guide below explores its hidden secrets. Click here to read about The Park of Giant Labyrinths, a family attraction just outside La Roque, and scroll down the page to discover the Abbaye de Silvacane. logoClick here to book a hotel in La Roque d'Anthéron

square la roque dantheronLa Roque d'Anthéron sits at the hub of many of Provence's key destinations, from Avignon to the lavender fields of Haute Provence and Arles, Aix, Marseille and the calanques on the coast.

abbaye de silvacane1Set in a peaceful wooded area by the river on the edge of La Roque d'Anthéron, the lovely mediaeval Cistercian Abbaye de Silvacane is one of Provence's best kept secrets.

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