Gordes has always been marveled at by visitors, it’s always intrigued tourists and it’s always been home to the locals. Voted one of the most beautiful villages in France, it’s no surprise why. Gordes is perched on the edge of the high Plateau de Vaucluse, offering panoramic views of surrounding villages, forests,vineyards and fields. With its cobblestone roads and incredible architecture, you’ll find yourself never wanting to leave.
The castle in the centre will take your breath away, as well as the Saint-Firmain Palace cellars and the Senanque Abbey. There is wonderful architecture just waiting to be discovered round every corner, so bring your camera or your sketch-pad.
Gordes may be a small village but its heart is big and so are its events. The most popular events are the wine festival and the music festival. Attracting people from all over, it’s sure to be a busy time. Another of its main attractions is the Tuesday morning market, where you’ll find vendors selling everything from food, clothing, and instruments to provencale dishes, handicrafts and decorations.
Gordes is a hidden gem that won’t disappoint you.