Find the best place to stay — Gordes

Where to stay around Gordes?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,152 holiday lettings near Gordes. From 1,457 houses to 555 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gordes for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent houses in Gordes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,457 houses in Gordes. Our other popular types of Gordes holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 555 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 363 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 352 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gordes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,356 holiday homes with pool available in Gordes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Gordes, France your home away from home

    The village of Gordes is a stunningly attractive stone village perched high on the southern end of the Plateau de Vaucluse. The whole village, built from local stone, glows golden in the morning sun, which is a view only matched by the views over the forests of Luberon afforded by a Gordes villa rental. It is immediately obvious upon arrival why Gordes is a member of the 141 villages rated as the Most Beautiful Villages in France.

    Things to do on holiday to Gordes, France

    This area is famous for its dry stone bories, and there are some stunning examples in and around Gordes. People travel to Gordes from miles around to explore the Village de Bories which lies just outside the village. The village is an ancient settlement, whose dry stone houses, barns and walls have stood the test of time magnificently. There are also a great variety of Gallo-Roman artefacts in and around Gordes, from columns to baths, and even tombs carved into the bare rock of the Plateau de Vaucluse.

    There is plenty of culture to enjoy when you travel to Gordes too. The weekly market which arrives in Gordes every Tuesday, is an excellent place in which to buy the best of local delicacies, and the wines of the Cotes de Ventoux should defiantly not be ignored. The Fete de Vin in July is the finest time to discover local wines, and during July and August, there are numerous jazz, theatres and classical music events. The Pol Para Museum is open all year, displaying some of the finest works by the Flemish artist.

    There are some fantastic walking and mountain biking trails emanating in every direction from Gordes. Travelling by foot is one of best ways to get to know the area, and there are well marked trails through the forests and hills that surround Gordes. One of the best is the 8km loop trail into the valley below Gordes, where the Abbey de Senanque hides. The Abbey is almost an un-missable attraction when you travel to Gordes, and the honey, liqueurs and lavender products produced by the resident monks are extraordinarily good.

    Places to visit on holiday to Gordes, France

    The nearby village of Menerbes is a fantastic destination for anyone with an interest in history. The two ancient dolmen sites around the village are mystical and exceedingly worth visiting. There are also a huge variety of mountain biking trails in the Menerbes countryside.

    Weather in Gordes, France

    Due to its enchanting appearance, Gordes does attract large tourist crowds during the summer. However, these have largely dispersed by evening, leaving you to enjoy the village to yourself. During July and August, daily temperatures routinely peak in the mid-30’s (˚C), with the warm weather lasting long into the evening, perfect for evening strolls or eating your evening meal overlooking the countryside. Spring and Autumn are some of the best times to take a self catering Gordes holiday rental villa, as the crowds have gone, yet you can still expect daily temperatures around 30˚C. Even in the depths of winter, temperatures usually peak at around 15˚C.

    Travel to Gordes, France

    The tiny Avignon Airport (AVN) is just 40 minutes from a holiday rental property in Gordes. However, there are only two scheduled routes from Southampton (SOU) and Exeter (EXE) airports, (both provided by Flybe), so a more realistic option for many will be to get a flight to Marseille (MRS), which can be reached within an hour.

    Attractions in and around Gordes

    Looking for things to do while you're in Gordes? Don't miss landmarks such as Caves du Palais Saint Firmin, Chateau de Gordes and Village des Bories. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Fontaine-de-Vaucluse Springs, Ochre Cliffs of Roussillon and Colorado Provencal. Chapelle du Château and Epicurium are just a couple of activities around the area. Cathedrale St-Siffrein, Senanque Abbey and Museum of the Resistance might be worth a visit during your stay. Why not also add Santon Museum, Domaine de la Citadelle or Provence Country Club to your agenda?