Visit Gordes, emblematic village of Provence
A hilltop village, emblematic of the Luberon and Provence and known around the world.
Gordes in Luberon, a not to be missed village from Château La Roque
Stay at Château La Roque, a luxury B&B in Provence and discover Gordes. 20 minutes from Château La Roque, Gordes is one of the most visited villages in the Luberon Regional Nature Park. Gordes is also one of the most beautiful villages in France.
Gordes, one of the most beautiful villages in France
Gordes is typical of the hilltop villages of the Luberon in Provence. With its protecting castle and church at the top, the houses clinging to the hill and the little streets carved out of the rock, you find yourself entering another age. The village in the golden glow of the sunset and the stunning views over the Luberon and the valley below will leave you with unforgettable memories of your visit.
What to visit in Gordes?
Th****e village of Gordes – In the surrounding scrubland, you will come across the Bories Village, a group of dry-stone cabins called bories and listed as a Historic Monument. The borie was built by piling up stones without any mortar and has a vaulted ceiling on corbels. These simple yet superb structure testify to more than 3000 years of a rural way of life in Provence, harsh but at the same time in harmonywith the natural surroundings. The Bories Village: An architectural masterpiece – Gordes, 84220- Tel: 04.90.72.03.48 – www.gordes-village.com
The Cellars of the Saint-Firmin Palace – An underground city on seven levels carved out of the rock in the Middle Ages to lodge the many pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela. A veritable warren of halls, caves, stairs, cisterns, a chapel, a bread oven,olive oil mills and water and oil vats. The Cellars of the Saint-Firmin Palace – Rue du Belvédère 84220 Gordes- Tel: 33 (0)4 90 72 02
The B****ouillons Mill: Olive oil mill, the oldest preserved mill with its operating features intact, on a Gallo-Roman site inhabited since 2000 years ago – Le Moulin des Bouillons – Route de Saint-Pantaléon D14 Gordes 84220 -Tel: 33 (0)4 90 72 22 11
Restaurant: A good address in Gordes
Le Mas Tourteron – A restaurant that offers a savorous Provençal cuisine based on the seasons, original and without pretension. A pleasant moment to share, in the pretty garden beneath the trees or by the fireplace when it gets too cold. – Le Mas Tourteron – Chemin deSainte Blaise les Imberts – 84220 GORDES +33 (0)4 90 72 00 16 http://www.mastourteron.com/fr/index.php
Gordes, one of the most beautiful villages in France.