Ochre mines of Bruoux, Gargas

Vertiginous cliffs in flamboyant colours and a gigantic labyrinth of underground galleries... The Mines de Bruoux in Gargas are a unique and mysterious setting where man's labour blends with the natural beauty of the Provencal landscape.


1434 Route de Croagnes
84400 Gargas

04 90 06 22 59

Site open daily from 10 am to 6 pm 

March 15th  to November 6th, 2022

Guided tours only 60 minutes, at fixed times, limited to 25 people.

Reservation required only by phone at 04 90 06 22 59. 

Provide a warm clothing.


Site accessible to strollers.

Site accessible to people with reduced mobility with accompanying person and provision of a wheelchair on request.

Parking is free at Les Mines de Bruoux. We have a coach parking in front of the site, a car parking (P1) and a parking dedicated to motorhomes (P2).

Viist of the Ochre mines of Bruoux, Gargas

For Pass holders, Vaucluse Provence Pass, guided tours in the morning: highly recommended booking and only by phone

Opening time
* From March 15th - March 31st and November 1st - November 15th
Guided tours at 11 am

Closed Sunday and Monday

* From April 1st to July 5th and from August 26th to October 31st
Daily: guided tour at 10:30 am and 11:30 am

* From July 6th to August 25th
Daily: guided tours at 10:30 am, 11:00 am, 11:30 am, 12:00 am

Horaires d'ouverture
Horaires d'ouverture :
Du 20 mars au 31 octobre, de 10H à 18H00
Réservation OBLIGATOIRE par téléphone au 04 90 06 22 59

Thematic of the place

Musuems and monuments

Public price
Plein : €9.50
Price with the pass
Plein : Free