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Gordes

 
Departement of the Vaucluse - Luberon - Population : 2.500 h.

38 km. east of Avignon. Take route N100 towards Apt then D2 northeast.
Gordes - The village





Standing on the edge of the plateau of Vaucluse, Gordes is one of the "in" villages of Luberon where many movies stars and artists have made their home.





Gordes - Castle

Its houses of white and gray stone rise up in a spiral around the rock where the village is set. At the very top is the church and the castle which face out onto the hills of the Luberon.

Due to its privileged position, its exceptional charm and its typical architecture, Gordes has been listed as "one of the most beautiful villages of France".


Gordes - Village square

While strolling around the tiny streets which climb up between the tall houses, you will discover here and there beautiful old doorways, arcades and walls of flat stone perfectly restored, and on the other side, there is the panorama of the valley and mountains of Luberon.


Gordes - Castle
Once at the top of Gordes, you can see the fortified castle enclosing the city hall and the Pol Mara museum, (Flemish contemporary painter).

The odd village of the "borie" is intriguing. Bories are little round huts built in stone and were at one time used by shepherds or hunters.


Abbey of Senanque


But whatever you do, you must not miss the fabulous Abbey of Senanque hidden in the green valley. Cistercian manks still live there producing honey, lavender essence, and liqueurs. The whole twelfth century ediface is open for visits.


Gordes - Castle


Gordes is without a doubt worth seeing. The village has a world wide reputation due to its famous inhabitants, and Peter Mayle 's book A Year in Provence certainly helped.


What to see:

The castle.
Bories village.
Senanque Abbey (1148).
St. Firmin church (1704).
Pol Mara museum.
The Moulins de Bouillons Museum (olive presses dating back to the 16th century).
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Leisure activities:

Tuesday morning market.
Hiking. Mountain biking.
Various cultural and artistic events.
Art and arts and crafts galeries.
Summer events : theater, concerts, opera.



Hôtels

Gordes (Vaucluse) - Luberon
La Bastide de Gordes
La Bastide de Gordes
Hotel castle 18°C in the heart of Gordes with stunning views
40 rooms & suites. Restaurants, bar - Spa - Heated outdoor pool
24/24 Concierge - Garage - Seminars & Weddings - Wifi
  Swimming poolRestaurantAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessAccess for disabledParking or garageGolf  nearbySpa / Jacuzzi
Locate on the map of Gordes 195 € / 2400 €
Gordes (Vaucluse) - Luberon
LE JAS DE GORDES
LE JAS DE GORDES
At the entrance of Gordes, Provencal house in the middle of a shady and fragrant park - 21 bedrooms - Bar - 24/24 front desk - Air conditioning - Outdoor heated pool - Free wifi – free parking – Buffet breakfast included
  Swimming poolAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessAccess for disabledParking or garagePets accepted under conditionsGolf  nearby
Locate on the map of Gordes 175 € / 345 €
Gordes (Vaucluse) - Luberon
Hôtel Les Bories & Spa
Hôtel Les Bories & Spa
5 star hotel offering luxury rooms and spacious suites with terrace.
300m2 spa, two heated swimming pools indoor and outdoor
Michelin-star gourmet restaurant
  Swimming poolRestaurantAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessParking or garageTennis courtGolf  nearbySpa / Jacuzzi
Locate on the map of Gordes 295 € / 1120 €

Bed and breakfast

Gordes (Luberon) - Avignon : 28 km
LA BURLIERE
LA BURLIERE
5 charming bed and breakfast with balcony or terrace and independent access in a 17th C restored farmhouse with courtyard
Swimming Pool - 1,5ha land, yet not isolated
  Swimming poolAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessParking or garageGolf  nearbyOpen all year round
Locate on the map of Gordes 110 € - 140 €
Gordes (Luberon) - Avignon : 28 km
Le Mas des étoiles - Luberon B&B
Le Mas des étoiles - Luberon B&B
5 Bed and breakfast, charming guest rooms with air cond.
Quiet swimming pool. Stylish decor.
Nice garden, direct in the Gordes countryside.
  Swimming poolAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessParking or garageGolf  nearby
Locate on the map of Gordes 140 € - 234 €
Gordes (Luberon) - Avignon : 28 km
Les Balcons du Luberon
Les Balcons du Luberon
5 Bed and breakfast, charming guest rooms in a 18th C. stone house built
Table d'hôtes de chef - Pool - Landscaped garden - Panoramic View
500 m from the castle and the village - Free Wifi - Private secure car park
  Swimming poolTable d'HotesWifi or Internet accessParking or garageGolf  nearbyOpen all year round
Locate on the map of Gordes 110 € - 180 €

Holiday rentals

Gordes (Luberon) - Avignon : 28 km
LE MAS D' HELIANTE
LE MAS D' HELIANTE
4 apartments (36 to 80m²) for 2 to 14 persons
In a renovated house with charm tastefully decorated
Terraces - 5ha Estate - large swimming pool - Kids games - BBQ
 Swimming poolParking or garageOpen all year round  
Locate on the map of Gordes 360 € - 1420 €
Gordes (Luberon) - Avignon : 28 km
LES 2 SOEURS
LES 2 SOEURS
House for 6 persons constructed in local natural stone
3 bedrooms for 2 pers.- Living room - 2 bath/shower rooms + 2 toilets
South orientated - Heated swimming pool
 Swimming poolWifi or Internet accessParking or garageGolf  nearby  
Locate on the map of Gordes 1550 € - 2250 €
Gordes (Luberon) - Avignon : 28 km
Maison de Vacances
Maison de Vacances
Holiday house full of charm for 4 persons
Swimming pool, terrace and garden
At the door of the village - 300 m from the center and the castle
 Swimming poolWifi or Internet access  
Locate on the map of Gordes 450 € - 850 €

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Neighbouring villages:

Joucas (6km), St Pantaleon (6km), Cabrières d'Avignon (7km).







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