Thanks to its hilltop position, exceptional charm and its preserved architecture, Gordes has been listed as one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France or Plus Beaux Villages de France.
Its labyrthinth of calades or narrow cobblestone streets is an adventure in itself. Standing on the Monts of Vaucluse, Gordes has long been popular with artists who have made it their home.
Marc Chagall, Victor Vasarely and Pol Mara. At the Abbey of Senanque Cistercian monks still produce liqueurs, honey and lavender essence.