Gordes is the perfect place to stay while you are exploring Vaucluse as some of the city’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Chateau de Gordes and the fantastic Village des Bories. Two other recommended attractions that are located close by Gordes are Senanque Abbey and Fontaine-de-Vaucluse Springs.
Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Musee Juif Comtadin in Carpentras.
If the weather is good, do what the locals do and head outside to the nearby parks and reserves. To see the local wilderness head out to Mont Ventoux in Bedoin and the Parc Naturel Regional du Luberon in Apt.
Hit a few balls at Chateaublanc Golf in Morieres-les-Avignon and the Grand Avignon Golf in Vedene, amongst the best greens around.
For those without kids, there are some great places to spend time, such as the Domaine de la Citadelle in Menerbes.
When it’s time to rest your weary head after a busy day discovering the charms of Gordes, check in to one of the area’s convenient bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Novotel Avignon Nord, Sorgues, the Premiere Classe Avignon Sud - Parc des Expositions, or the Auberge de Cassagne & Spa, Le Pontet.