Lioux is a small village north of Apt and at the foot of the Monts de Vaucluse South trays. The village is part of the perimeter of the Luberon Regional Park .The village is at the foot of the "cliff Madeleine" (oriented north-east / south-west).
The commune's territory is characterized by a strong undulating forests and woods between which ruisseaux spawn a passage in the valleys (the Cigaliere, Vaumale, etc.).
The most striking element of relief of the municipality is the Cliff of the Madeleine which rises to nearly 100 meters high. There are other cliffs in the town along the wide valley of Lioux. Grand Adrech (890 m) (876 m), Chante Coucou (769 m)
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The cliff of the Madeleine in Lioux, 7 km long and a peak height of 80 meters, is a fault oriented NE-SW.
The cantons of Bonnieux , Apt , Cadenet , Cavaillon and Pertuis are classified area Ib (low risk). All other cantons in the Vaucluse department, including the Isle-sur-la-Sorgue which the town belongs, are classified in zone I was (very low risk). This corresponds to a seismicity zoning does exceptionally resulting in the destruction of buildings 2