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Gordes

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Gordes - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vaucluse
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Perched on its promontory, Gordes is postcard-pretty. This famous Provençal village is listed one of the most beautiful village in France. Its castle, narrow paved streets and pretty shaded square make it a lovely place to wander around.

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Gordes

Perched on a rock and stands on the edge of the Vaucluse plateau, Gordes among one of "the most beautiful villages in France " where many celebrities and artists have taken up residence.

The terrible insecurity due to multiple invasions over the centuries forced the rural population to take refuge in the hills. This is the origin of this hilltop village. The strategic value of this fortified village will continue throughout the Middle Ages and part of the Renaissance, especially during the Wars of Religion.

Gordes is located in the heart of the Luberon and is a major center of interest, but also the starting point for many visits as many hilltop villages nearby Roussillon and the ocher trail, Colorado Provencal or Fontaine de Vaucluse.

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Village Gordes
Village Gordes
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Covered Alley
Covered Alley
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Gordes Castle
Gordes Castle
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Ruelle village
Ruelle village
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Castle Gordes
Castle Gordes
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Fontaine
Fontaine
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Gordes
Gordes
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Plain view
Plain view
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Street caladée of Tracapelles
Street caladée of Tracapelles
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Senanque Abbaye Notre-Dame de
Senanque Abbaye Notre-Dame de
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Bories Village
Bories Village
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Stained Glass Museum
Stained Glass Museum
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Gordes of night
Gordes of night
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Gordes
Gordes
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Gordes
Gordes
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Ruelle steep
Ruelle steep
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Ruelle village
Ruelle village
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in the village of Gordes
in the village of Gordes
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in the village of Gordes
in the village of Gordes
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in the village of Gordes
in the village of Gordes
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Stairs in the village of Gordes
Stairs in the village of Gordes
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Gordes
Gordes
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covered Alley (© Jean Espirat)
covered Alley (© Jean Espirat)
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Castle (© Jean Espirat)
Castle (© Jean Espirat)
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Bories named the Three Soldiers (© Jean Espirat)
Bories named the Three Soldiers (© Jean Espirat)
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Village Gordes (© Frantz)
Village Gordes (© Frantz)
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Village Gordes (© Frantz)
Village Gordes (© Frantz)
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Village Gordes (© Frantz)
Village Gordes (© Frantz)
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Village Gordes (© Frantz)
Village Gordes (© Frantz)
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Village of Gordes (© Frantz)
Village of Gordes (© Frantz)
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Village Gordes (© Frantz)
Village Gordes (© Frantz)
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