UNESCO GLOBAL GEOPARK
In 2004, the Luberon Regional Nature Park became a member of the Global Geoparks Network under the auspices of UNESCO. In 2015, the International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme was set up by the General Conference of UNESCO.
The Luberon Regional Nature Park thus was recognized as a UNESCO Global Geopark.
This international label, recognizes the commitment of the Park for the Earth heritages protection and enhancement. This commitment results in many actions carried out by the Luberon Regional Nature Park, as well as partners, concerning scientific research, conservation, educational actions, public awareness, geotourism development, co-operation within the Global Geoparks Network, etc.
About our geopark
The Luberon UNESCO Global Geopark is located in the southeast of France, in Provence, close to the towns of Aix-en-Provence and Avignon.
The staff of the Luberon geopark provide guided walks and hikes to discover the natural and cultural heritage of the territory.
How to get there
Situated in southeastern France, the Luberon UNESCO Global Geopark is located in Provence, close to the towns of Aix-en-Provence and Avignon. The Geopark is easily accesible.
Les 17 Objectifs de développement durable
Zoom sur la mise en œuvre des ODD (Objectifs de développement durable) dans le territoire Luberon-Lure.
The park stimulates awareness and knowledge of sustainability issues and promotes responsible environmental behaviour.
Research and Conservation
Fossil collection and inventories, research projects and fielwork as well as the management of documentation and curation of collections contribute to the Luberon geologic and paleontologic knowledge.