Where to stay around Carpentras?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,299 holiday lettings near Carpentras. From 1,052 Houses to 357 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carpentras is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Carpentras?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carpentras. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Carpentras Station: 5,635 holiday lettings
  • Palais de Justice: 5,623 holiday lettings
  • Carpentras Synagogue: 5,631 holiday lettings
  • Musee Juif Comtadin: 5,629 holiday lettings
  • Cathedrale St-Siffrein: 5,619 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carpentras listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carpentras?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,052 Houses in Carpentras. Our other popular types of Carpentras holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 357 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 326 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 23 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I rent mountain rentals in Carpentras?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 585 mountain rentals in Carpentras. You have also many other possibilities in Carpentras area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 318 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 291 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 67 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carpentras?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,670 holiday homes with pool available in Carpentras. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental property or accommodation in Carpentras, France your home away from home

    Carpentras is a large town with a concentrated, ancient centre, which surrounds the town’s most prominent building, the cathedral. Anyone with an interest in either history or architecture will love taking a Carpentras property. Located in the shadow of the mighty Mt Ventoux, Carpentras has been a vital market town since at least 46BC, the time of its first documentation.

    Things to do on holiday in Carpentras, France

    When you first arrive in your Carpentras accommodation, take a short walk into the very centre of town, marked by the St Siffrein Cathedral. Around the main square in front of the cathedral you will find all the best shops, restaurants and cafes of Carpentras, as well as the majority of the most interesting and famous monuments, including the Roman Arc de Triomphe. This is also the location for the weekly Friday market which serves the whole region. If you are there during the correct seasons, you too can sample Carpentras’ finest export; strawberries. The market has been in existence since 1155, and is enormous, filling much of the town with stalls.

    During the week from 27th November, the St Siffrein Fair rolls into town, bringing with it all the gastronomic specialities of Carpentras, including the famous black truffles, strawberries, melons and bonbons!

    Walking is a favourite activity on a Carpentras holiday, and there are a huge range of marked paths leading away from the village and off into the lush hills. The tourist information centre has maps and trail information, including the routes for a couple of wine tasting walks. Many of these walking trails can be easily and enjoyably completed on horse back or with a mountain bike.

    Slightly further afield, the foothills of Mt Ventoux offer the ideal location for para-gliding and mountain climbing. If you are hoping to climb or take to the air during your time in Carpentras accommodation, you should again head to the tourist information centre who will send you in the right direction for equipment hire and the best places from which to try and conquer the mountains.

    Places to go on holiday in Carpentras, France

    The remarkable town of Avignon is just 25km from Carpentras. If you have got a day to spare during your stay in a holiday rental property in Carpentras, it’s strongly recommended to make the short trip and discover Avignon for a few hours. The whole of the centre has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, as there is simply so much to see.

    Weather in Carpentras, France

    During the summer months, property in Carpentras is highly sought after as temperatures soar to well into the mid 30’s (˚C) on most days, with monthly averages in July and August stretching to 26°C. In winter, there is still a very mild climate, with temperatures rarely dipping below 10°C, and there is remarkably little rain from April until the end of October.

    Flights to Carpentras, France

    The tiny Avignon Airport (AVN) is located just 25km from any Carpentras holiday accommodation, but there is only on scheduled flight to Avignon from the UK; a Flybe service direct from SouthamptonAirport (SOU). Alternatively, Marseille Airport (MRS), which receives plentiful flights from the UK, is 100km away.

    Activities and attractions in and around Carpentras

    Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Carpentras a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • SplashWorld Provence (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
    • Spirou Provence Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
    • Caveau du Gigondas (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
    • Dentelles de Montmirail (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
    • Provence Country Club (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
    • Chateau de Vaudieu (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Carpentras

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carpentras is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Dentelles de Montmirail (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
    • Fontaine-de-Vaucluse Springs (10 mi / 16.1 km)
    • Barthelasse Island (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
    • Epicurium (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
    • Mont Ventoux (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
    • Rocher des Doms (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)