Walk the streets of the town, stroll along the banks and stop at a café or restaurant on the banks of the river, La Sorgue. The town of l'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is known throughout the world for being a paradise for second-hand dealers, bargain hunters 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, features and experiences
Located in the heart of the Luberon, the village of Gordes will seduce you with its authenticity and its Provençal 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 off to discover all the secrets and all the must-see monuments of the surrounding area, take the time to stroll through the alleys and the flowered cobblestones and winding roads that make up the center of Gordes. You will enjoy coming across, at random, a small shop, a shady square or a refreshing fountain. At the top of the village, you won't be able to miss the imposing Gordes Castle Fortress, from where you will get a superb view of the surrounding area.
Outside the village, we advise you to go to the Abbaye de Sénanque, 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 surrounding area, go to the Village des Bories, classified as a Historic Monument. These small houses built of dry stone are witnesses to a past and unique know-how.
At the Carcarille Hotel, 3-star hotel in Gordes, we know the region perfectly and we can tell you the best addresses and activities to do in the surrounding area.
Capital of flea markets Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
In Roussillon The Ocher Trail
To obtain exceptional viewpoints, to discover nature oscillating between green and ocher colors, to take a trip to the United States to the Grand Canyon, go to the Ocres of Roussillon trail. As a family, between friends, as a couple or alone, take one of the two routes 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 kayak on the Sorgue or have 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 numerous historical monuments, Lourmarin is a must in the Luberon. During your detour through Lourmarin, we advise you to visit the Maison de Philippe de Girard, the Fontaine de la Place, the Belfry, the Fountain with three masks and the Château de Lourmarin.
Perched village of the Luberon 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 surrounding areas. 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.