Located in Provence roughly midway between Avignon and Aix-en-Provence, Roussillon is a magical village surrounded by red cliffs and ochre quarries.
Ochres are natural pigments ranging from yellow and orange to red that has been used as paint since prehistoric times.
The ochre deposits provide a natural reddish-brown hue to the village.
Roussillon is classified as one the most beautiful villages in France.
Roussillon with its walls colored by the ochered sands.