Located 4 km northwest of Apt by the D101, between Roussillon and the Colorado Rustrel, Gargas is part of the "ocher road." and the Regional Natural Park of Luberon.
After the exploitation of ocher, today is the viticultue with AOC Côtes du Luberon, which is the activity of the town .The GR6 runs through the village and its hamlets to reach Roussillon through an ocher landscape
Gargas is the only village of the Vaucluse to own ocher quarries still operating. there is a site that we quarries little visit outside the village and the ocher of the museum in the village Gargas is a geological site and a site rich prehistory and history.
Remains of the castle. Church of the XVII .Ruines Broux.Oppidum ND Priory Perréal (from 6000-2000 BC) Museum of ocher and ocher quarries rte St Apt lead poisoning
Hiking and mountain biking. Tennis. Pétanque.Fête village early September.
1 Hotel-restaurant. Guest houses. Gites.