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Gordes Castle

The castle of Gordes rebuilt in 1525, already existed in 1031. Well preserved and carefully restored, it links the architecture of the troubled Middle Ages with the new art of living of the Renaissance.

The imposing building is powerfully defended by large round towers whose crown of machicollis supports a terrace for artillery, the high walls have three floors of “renaissance” windows, one can also notice  some openings one the walls, towers and scalds used for defence.

The south façade of the castle is facing the sun and the old part of Gordes; behind it the fountain, a vaulted door pierced into the wall leads to an inner courtyard with monumental staircase.

Various temporary exhibitions are to be seen in the castle:

On the exhibition hall with an amazing Renaissance the fireplace, one will find a short history of Gordes,

exhibition of pieces from artists who lived in Gordes such as Marc Chagall, André Lhote, Jean Deyrolle.

From 03/07 to 31/10/2021, daily.

Galerie photos

Château de Gordes
Vue sur le château de Gordes
Château de Gordes
Château de Gordes cheminée
Château de Gordes escalier
Château de Gordes - cheminée
Château de Gordes vue
Village de Gordes
Village de Gordes
Château de Gordes
Château de Gordes

Contact & informations

Le Château de Gordes
Place Genty Pantaly
Le Village
84220 Gordes
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