The Best Hotels in the Vaucluse – Part 1

The Vaucluse region lays in the heart of wonderful Provence, it offers fantastic attractions for the visitor such as inspiring landscapes, and historical ancient towns and relics. There are wonderful areas to visit, such as the Luberon, Cotes du Rhone, Mont Ventoux, and the Dentelles de Montmirail. Some of the towns and villages of the Vaucluse have a rich heritage dating back to the Middle Ages and earlier. Towns such as Orange, Avignon, Vaison la Romaine boast fantastic culture, cuisine, excellent local wines and stunning countryside. There are a number of different types of accommodation available to the visitor in Vaucluse, everything from self-catering to swish five-star hotels, there is something for absolutely everybody. In this blog we look at some of the best hotels in the Vaucluse.

Le Jas De Gordes – Gordes

One of the most picturesque villages in the whole Vaucluse is Gordes, this area is part of the scenic Luberon Regional Park, and the hilltop village is a perfect place to enjoy the stunning countryside. This 3-star hotel is built entirely out of local stone, with a wonderful outdoor pool. The remarkable building is set among the green countryside and blends in perfectly, and it offers the guests superb views of the valley below featuring the town of Gordes and the fertile plain.

Hotel des Pins – Bedoin

The town of Bedoin lays in the foothills of Mont Ventoux, and the majestic mountain looks down on the surrounding hills and vineyards. At the foot of Mont Ventoux lays the Hotel des Pins, which is a charming Provencal guesthouse with its own pond, water lilies, garden, and outdoor swimming pool. Guests come to Hotel des Pins for various reasons, the rooms are all romantically themed, the views are incredible, and the cuisine is first class. The dishes offered at Hotel des Pins restaurant are all seasonally based and sourced from freshly gathered local produce, everything is delicious with a local twist.

Le Chardonnay – Avignon

Why not try something completely different for your next vacation, and Le Chardonnay fits the bill exactly. This new hotel is a boat that cruises to discover new and exciting sights. Le Chardonnay offer four-star comfort and it has 23 expansive cabins. As well as a leisure lounge, a bar, and plenty of relaxation space there is a large sun deck that lets guests admire the scenery as the boat glides past. It is one of the effortless ways to discover the Provence and seeing the marvelous towns such as, Arles, Aigues-Mortes, Avignon, Martigues, Tarascon…the list is almost endless.

Hotel Crillion le Brave – Crillion le Brave

Quite a unique hotel that is situated in the enchanting town of Crillion le Brave, consisting of eight individual buildings, the hotel offers thirty-six rooms and seven suites. Each building has its own story to tell and the hotel also offers commanding views of the Rhone Valley and the majestic Mont Ventoux. Around the hotel is a large outdoor swimming pool, discreet nooks and crannies, a small spa, beautiful terraces boules lawn and petanque ground to pass the time. The marvelous hotels are a far cry from the multinational chains that seem to appear everywhere around the world. All the hotels featured are individual and quite unique, by staying in them you are immersing yourself in the local spirit.