The Luberon massif that extends over more than 600km2 is home to some of the prettiest traditional villages in Provençe.
Here are some of the locations you might be interested in:
Ansouis 9 km | Apt 18 km | Avignon 55 km | Bonnieux 12 km | Cadenet 4 km | Cavaillon 31 km | Cucuron 7 km | Gordes 26 km | Lacoste 17 km | Lauris 5 km | Luberon | Menerbes 21 km | Pertuis 16 km | Plus Beaux Villages | Roussillon 25 km | Vaugines 5 km Cadenet | 5 km Vaugines | 7 km Cucuron | 12 km Bonnieux | 16 km Pertuis | 18 km Apt |
Read more about villages around http://www.beyond.fr/villages/lourmarin.html
Aix En Provence
Aix en Provence is located at about 30km away from Lourmarin. It's a quick and convenient 30min drive that will lead you through some of the most attractive villages in Provençe.
Aix-en-Provence is many things; it is a center of culture, art, academics, and a place of amazing beauty.In Aix, you can spend days walking the twisted cobblestone side streets or exploring the numerous fountain-filled, mansion- lined squares that make up this quaint city. The city's main cathedral, Cathedrale St-Sauveur, is one of the major attractions, as it exemplifies the major architectural periods spanning the 5th to the 18th centuries, including Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque styles. Also, the workplaces of Paul Cézanne and and subjects of his paintings can be found throughout the city and its environs.
Read more about Aix en Provence here http://www.academicstudies.com/programs/france/aix