Things to see and do - Carpentras
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Carpentras Travel guide
Carpentras : Michelin's recommendations
A pleasant town, very lively when the avenues and squares are filled with market stalls (the Friday market has been awarded the "exceptional market" label), particularly when invaded by the rabassiers (truffle producers) between late November and March. Confectioners are also present, selling the traditional "berlingots", a boiled sweet invented in 1844 by one of their predecessors.
Tourist attractions Carpentras : Things to see and do
pl. de l'Archevêché F - 84200 Carpentras
The building was commissioned by Pope Benoit XIII in 1404. A classic 17C door completes the façade. The flamboyant doorway known as the «Jewish door» was the door used by converted Jews after receiving the Sacrament. Inside, a balcony communicaties w..
Place Maurice-Charretier F - 84200 Carpentras
Dating from 1367, it was rebuilt in the 18C. The room for worship, on the first floor, is very simple, yet richly decorated. On the ground floor are the 14C Mikvah (a ritual bath for purification) and the bakeries, where unleavened bread was baked up..
Aristide-Briand F - 84200 Carpentras
This Hôtel-Dieu was housed in a majestic 18C building founded by Bishop Malachie d'Inguimbert from Carpentras, who is buried in the hospital's Baroque chapel. Don't miss the Apothicairerie, which houses a fine collection of earthenware pots, and is d..
24 Rue Du Forum F - 84200 Carpentras
Offering free WiFi throughout the rooms, Hotel du Forum is located in the heart of Carpentras City, 26 km from Avignon and 24 km from Orange. The Neo-Provencal spacious rooms can be accessed by a lift and are all fitted with modern facilities and of..
Place Maurice Charretier F - 84200 Carpentras
Prix Prices from : 46 €
Located in the centre of Carpentras, Hotel Le Malaga is set on Place Maurice Charretier where the market takes place. It offers a bar and brasserie-style restaurant. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV with cable channels, heating and a private bathr..
36 Place de la Marotte F - 84200 Carpentras
Prix Prices from : 45 €
Located in the heart of Carpentras, this former post house has retained its original period charm and, today, it welcomes you as an elegant 2-star hotel. The Hôtel Le Coq Hardi features uniquely decorated rooms, free parking and an enclosed car pa..
1060 avenue Jean-Henri-Fabre F - 84200 Carpentras
90 rue Cottier F - 84200 Carpentras
This bistro is housed in a building dating back to the 16C. It is decorated in a style which combines that of a family house with a more contemporary look. Traditional cuisine with a focus on truffles, accompanied by some excellent wines.