With an altitude of 340 metres, Gordes is situated in the heart of Provence, in the Luberon and the Monts de Vaucluse, south of Mont Ventoux. Our village is known for its beautiful panorama and its sun shining 300 days a year! The climate is Mediterranean and temperate and our camp site, with an altitude of 500 metres, will guarantee you fresh nights. Come and discover this Provençal village with extraordinary views, its majestic château and its breathtaking landscapes.
5 kms from Gordes, you must visit Sénanque Abbey, a Cistercian monastery and real peace haven.
The Monks have been growing lavender since the sixties, hence these superb photographs of lavender fields with the monastery in the background. They also produce honey and olive oil.
Another place to discover near Gordes is the Bories village.
Bories are small huts built by farmers or shepherds with the stones they found in situ using dry stone walling methods. Dry stone walling involves laying chosen stones without using any binder such as cement, lime or earth.