Historic monument
Troglodytic rooms, cisterns, subterranean stairways, oil presses, etc. all carved and/or built from century to century within the basement of a large house so-called “Palais St Firmin”. 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.

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THE CHURCH in Gordes

Originally Romanesque, it was consecrated to Notre Dame.

Rebuilt in the XVIIIth century, it was then dedicated for 2 centuries to its patron, St Firmin (bishop of the city of Uzès). The St Eloi chapel is consecrated to the blacksmiths and locksmiths, and that of St Crespin to the cobblers. On the so-called “rue des Clastres”, […]

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Founded in 1148, the Sénanque Abbey is an exceptional witness of primitive Cistercian architecture.

A community of Cistercian monks still lives there. The entire XIIth century building is opened to visitors; this includes the abbatial church, the cloister, the dormitory, the chapter room and the calefactory.

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Castle of Gordes

The castle and the church, which dominate the village, impress their stature upon the visitor, as if to protect Gordes’inhabitants and extend upon them their respective influences, as was the case in the past.

The castle, rebuilt in 1525 already, existed in 1031. Well preserved, and carefully restored, it brings together the architecture of the […]

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The Bories Village – Gordes – Provence

Historic monument in Provence – Luberon
Nestled on a low mountain in the Vaucluse, a cable’s length from the village of Gordes, the Bories village, classed as a historic monument, gives a priceless account of the way of life in Provence, from far-off times to the present day.

An architectural masterpiece
In a twist in one of the […]

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Go to Gordes from Avignon

All the major rental companies have offices in Avignon, both in the town and at the TGV station

If you are thinking of cycling, you should know that it is 39 km from Avignon to Gordes, and that Gordes is at the top of a long steep

Avis Location Voiture Avignon – Gare TGV
Gare Tgv Mediterranee […]

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Gordes Biking

Hubert has a choice of 220 Bikes : Hybrids, Mountain bikes, Tandems, Children’s Bikes and top of the line Road bikes : LAPIERRE TREK SPECIALIZED and VAN NICHOLAS. For gentle riding on small country roads, going up Mont Ventoux, crossing the Luberon or even discovering ‘Les Ocres’. All our bicycles are regularly checked out and […]

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