La Bastide de Gordes, an ancestral residence perched on the rocky slopes of one of the most beautiful villages in France, invites you to enjoy an exceptional experience amidst the Luberon’s unique and enchanting landscapes. Enter a 5 Star Luxury Hotel suspended between the sky above and the valley below when you visit this luxurious stopover, where every detail is taken care of, so guests enjoy a perfect experience. This historical house is full of memories that will stay with you forever and it is the embodiment of the French art of living.
Enter the magical world of an 18th century castle and let it sweep you off your feet. Enjoy gourmet cuisine awarded with stars as you sit on one of the sumptuous terraces opening out onto the spectacular Alpilles valley. Bask in one of the swimming pools or comfortable lounges. Enjoy a treatment in the spa nestled amongst the rocks or delight in diving into the swimming pool. Whatever you do, the hotel’s aim and commitment is to make your stay at La Bastide de Gordes an unforgettable experience. You might be alone, one of a couple or with family and friends. With all its excellence and authenticity, La Bastide de Gordes will be your home in the heart of the Luberon. It’s the ideal setting for you to relax, be entertained and have time to dream during your stay.
Each of the forty suites or rooms has its own decor, belongings, and history, reinforcing the very soul of La Bastide. You get the feeling of being welcomed into a luxurious, warm family home that exists in perfect harmony with its history and is ready to embrace you and yours…
All the rooms and suites have free Internet access, as well as en-suite bathrooms with showers and sometimes, bathtubs too. Rooms can be connected to other rooms or suites upon request.
The thirty-four rooms provide a sumptuous environment that favors contemplation and relaxation. All six Suites are luxurious spaces where you can relax and enjoy yourself.
The objective of everyone welcoming guests to La Bastide de Gordes is to surpass expectations and surprise by making La Bastide de Gordes the place where unforgettable memories are made. The hotel’s credo is to make sure guests feel at home at La Bastide, understanding their needs and wishes, meeting these with a tailor-made service that’s both discreet and impeccable.
The hotel manager, receptionists, concierges, waiters, restaurant managers, maids, bartenders and chauffeurs all have the same ethos. From the moment you arrive on the hotel’s doorstep to the moment your leave, everyone aim to serve you and to facilitate your stay by making it as magical as possible while always being considerate, gracious and discreet. Therefore, all guests will enjoy a stay full of unique and unforgettable moments.
A place to host your most special occasions
With prestigious elevated panoramic terraces overlooking the Luberon valley and an elegant lower garden level bordered by a suspended swimming pool, the Palace is a magical and enchanting place where the splendour of 12th century architecture meets Provencal charm.
Setting itself apart from traditional reception areas, the Palace of La Bastide de Gordes knows how to surprise you, creating memories for everyone who meets up there. If you’re getting married, make the most of the Provencal way of live. From the magnificent hanging gardens, the valley stretches away at your feet.
A team who will meet and exceed your every need
The staff are there to make your wedding day exceptional and unforgettable. La Bastide de Gordes has perfected the art of entertaining. The whole team will help you manage your event throughout its entirety including during your wedding itself. They will respond to your every wish, including organizing flowers, entertainment, catering, drinks, and decorations…
On Sundays, a lavish brunch awaits you and will be a great way to conclude your event at La Bastide de Gordes.
A historic building with many functions
La Bastide de Gordes, a famous Luberon Palace, has 5 meeting rooms for conferences and private events and can accommodate between 5 to 200 people. These rooms have been designed to offer the very best in comfort. Also, they’re fitted out with the latest technology and benefit from natural light.
Seminars can be combined with packages so you can explore the surrounding area, enjoy the spa or take part in a sporting activity during your trip to Gordes.
Three restaurants at your service
La Bastide de Gordes is the place you really need to be when it comes to lunches and events. They understand that meals are critical for your conference and can provide you with terrace areas that can accommodate between 5 to 50 people. Also, there are 3 restaurants within the Palace: La Citadelle, L’Orangerie and Pèir, by Pierre Gagnaire.
Setting itself apart from traditional reception areas, La Bastide de Gordes knows how to surprise you and create memories for everyone congregating there.
A panoramic view
With a breath-taking view of the Luberon and the Alpilles, enjoy the charm of Provencal living. From the Bastide’s hanging gardens, the valley stretches out below.
A 1600 square meter Spa, original in Provence. The Sisley Spa is a place for relaxation that’s completely devoted to physical and spiritual peace and serenity, thanks to the products and expertise of Sisley Paris, take time to indulge yourself. This is a place where time stands still, leaving space for spiritual and physical pleasure and relaxation.
The Hotel offers a comprehensive treatment list with something for everyone, including many different face and body treatments, massages from around the world, as well as a special institute and a beauty treatment area.
You can enjoy the relaxation area which offers many facilities including: A beautiful indoor pool. Lovely seats with massaging water jets. A fantastic hammam. A tea room. An exceptional terrace overlooking the Luberon valley. A functional and well-equipped fitness room.
Gordes faces the spectacular Luberon mountains and is known as one of the most beautiful villages in France. It is one of the most sought after places to visit in Provence.
Dominated by its superb medieval castle and the Saint-Firmin church, characterized by its peasant past as well as the splendours of sixteenth century nobility, it’s easy to lose yourself in the cobbled alleyways that wind between the towering houses made from dry stone. These have been hollowed out of the rocks and cling to the sides of the cliff face. This is when you’ll take on board and understand the thousands of stories and legends from this unique village. Marc Chagall, Victor Vasarely, André Lhote, Pol Mara, and so many other artists could not be wrong when they made Gordes their chosen spot and source of inspiration in the post-war years.
A walk along the narrow streets among the many art galleries proves that this charm is alive and well today and that Gordes has lost nothing of its authenticity.
Staying in Gordes gives you the chance to embrace the magic and poetry of a region that’s full of traditions. You’ll find the Luberon located between the Alpes de Haute Provence and the Vaucluse plain.
A short distance away from the citadel village of Gordes, lulled by the scents of native plants, you’ll find the bories village, which is a collection of traditional circular constructions that used to be places for shepherds and peasants to take shelter.
A little further on, marvel at one of the jewels of Cistercian architecture by visiting the Abbaye de Sénanque, dating back to the 12th century and nestled in a small valley surrounded by lavender fields. Set off to explore the spectacular Ocres du Luberon landscape or the internationally renowned antique dealers at L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. There again, maybe you’d prefer to stride out amongst the stalls in of one of the numerous Provencal regional markets…
The Luberon is waiting for you to explore, whether you’re on foot, on a bike or in a vintage 2CV. You can ask the hotel for advice, they will be delighted to help you explore a land that they love so much and whose charm is matched only by its authenticity.
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Located in Gordes, in the heart of Provence, La Bastide de Gordes enjoys privileged access means. The concierge is at your disposal for any transfer reservation from and to La Bastide de Gordes.
From Paris to Avignon
By train: 2 hours and 40 minutes.
By air: 1 hour.
From Lyon to Avignon
By train: 1 hour.
By motorway: 2 hours and 40 minutes via the A7 towards Marseille, exit 24 “Avignon Sud” for L’Isle sur la Sorgue and then Gordes.
From Avignon to Gordes
By motorway from Avignon centre: 45 minutes.
By motorway from Avignon train station: 40 minutes.
From Marseilles Airport to Gordes
By motorway: 1 hour and 20 minutes. Via the A7 towards Avignon, exit 25 “Avignon Cavaillon” for Isle sur la Sorgue and Cavaillon and then Gordes.
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