The village of Murs nestles in the Vaucluse hillsides, near Gordes. The town, with its highest peak at 803m provides an outstanding panoramic view across the region.
Given its environment, the village provides great tranquillity. It is best to get around the town on foot. Moreover, avid hikers should not miss the circuits taking in the Gorges Véroncle, with remains of former mills, as well as the Combe de Vaumale.
MUST SEE: the 13th-century château, restored on several occasions, with its fortification, round towers and the keep complete with battlements; the birthplace of the "Brave Crillon" (a general loyal to Henri IV during the French wars of religion) with its beautiful 13th century facade; the Romanesque Saint-Loup church dating from the 12th century, with its chapel attached to the château; the Romanesque Notre-Dame-de-Salut chapel, which was rebuilt in the 17th century, where the Lords of Murs are buried; The dry-stone Mur de la Peste (Plague Wall) which was built in 1720 crosses the northern territory.