Bird eye view of Gordes
Leaving Gordes, and going south via the small and picturesque roads criss-crossing the valley below the village, we will drive towards Saint-Pantaleon, famous for its church built on the same principles as the "bories" the famous shepherd refuges around Gordes, now transformed in multimillion dollars estates.
The village is surrounded by lavender fields and vineyards and is very picturesque.
Next we want to go to Goult, one my grandfather's favourite village in the region.
It comes with a chapel, St Veran, a church, Notre Dame des Lumieres and..a windmill!
If the weather is clear, you might spot the Mont Ventoux towards the north east, almost a 100kms away.
And then, you will soon arrive in Bonnieux, the most famous village in Provence, thanks to Peter Mayle and his book "A Year in Provence" and obviously you will want to tour all the sites that Peter mentions in his book, including his house, that he had to vacate and sell because he didn't have any privacy left...
Born in France, well travelled, relocated to Sydney in 1997.
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