Villelaure, rural village of 3,025 inhabitants it is part of the Luberon Regional
It lies between 159 m and 369 m above sea level amidst a beautiful and generous nature. Here melons and asparagus grown with happiness.
Ruins discovered on the town attests to a Roman presence. The village takes its name from a large villa that time: Villa Laura (around 175 AP. J-C.).
From the second half of the fourteenth century Villelaure, like the rest of the
Pays d'Aigues, was struck by the ravages of the Black Death and various conflicts caused by the succession of Queen Jeanne.
On February 13, 1459 decision of King René, Villelaure is attached to Pertuis.
In 1512, 19 families from neighboring villages and Piedmont are established on the town.
The village, populated by Vaud, was burned April 18, 1545, fortunately people have time to flee.
In 1582, peace was restored and Villelaure rebuilt.
Parish Church of St. Mark (1620, restored in
Remains of Castle Trésémines.
Floor mosaic of a Gallo-Roman period (c. 175 AD)
in the property La Tuilière.
The castle Verdier.
The Chapel Saint-Marc.
The old houses of the village.
The weekly market takes place on Thursday.