Walk the streets of the city, stroll along the banks and stop at a café or restaurant by the river, La Sorgue. The town of Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is known the world over for being a paradise for second-hand dealers, antique dealers and antique dealers. We advise you to visit the Village des Antiquaires. This is the opportunity to leave with a souvenir of the region.
Discover the charming village of Gordes
Visits, particularities and experiences
Located in the heart of the Luberon, the village of Gordes will seduce you with its authenticity and Provencal charm. Your hotel with spa and swimming pool is located at the foot of the village, the center of Gordes is less than 3 kilometers away. Before setting out to discover all the secrets and unmissable monuments of the surroundings, take the time to stroll through the alleys and the flowery and winding calades that make up the center of Gordes. You will enjoy stumbling across a small shop, a shaded square or a refreshing fountain at random. At the top of the village, you will not be able to miss the imposing Chateau fortress of Gordes, from where you will get a superb view of the surroundings.
Outside the village, we advise you to go to the Sénanque Abbey, the symbol of all of Provence. Discover this superb Romanesque abbey dating from the 12th century, it is known for its lavender fields.
In the surroundings, go to the Village des Bories, classified as a Historic Monument. These small houses built in dry stones are witnesses of a past and a unique know-how.
At the Hotel Carcarille, a 3-star hotel in Gordes, we know the region perfectly and we can tell you the best addresses and activities to do in the area.
Flea market capital Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
In Roussillon The Ocher Path
To get exceptional viewpoints, to discover nature oscillating between green and ocher, to take a trip to the United States in the Grand Canyon, go to the Ocher Trail in Roussillon. With family, friends, as a couple or alone, take one of the two courses offered on site.
Old ocher quarry Colorado Provençal in Rustrel
This old open-air ocher quarry is called Colorado Provençal. It was in 1871 that the groundbreaking was given, and the last ocher washing took place in 1993. Today, the site is preserved and offers beautiful walks between a green nature and the color so characteristic of the 'ocher.
In the middle of nature Activities for all
From our hotel-restaurant in Gordes, many activities for the whole family will be just a few kilometers away. The Luberon is known for being home to a large number of hikes to be done by bike or on foot. These hikes are of varying levels. A few kilometers from our establishment, you can also go kayaking on the Sorgue or a family tree climbing session.
Ranked among the most beautiful villages in France Lourmarin
The charm of Lourmarin will not leave anyone indifferent. Between the road lined with plane trees to reach it or the many historical monuments, Lourmarin is a must in the Luberon. During your detour through Lourmarin, we recommend that you visit the Maison de Philippe de Girard, the Place Fountain, the Belfry, the Fountain with three masks and the Château de Lourmarin.
Luberon hilltop village Bonnieux
The Luberon is renowned for being home to some of the most beautiful villages in France, hilltop villages from which you get a superb view of all the surroundings. Bonnieux is a typical Provençal village where life is good. By visiting Bonnieux, you will be able to discover all its historical monuments and all its remains: the 12th century church, the ramparts, the Philippe Tower, etc.