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..
pl. Maurice-Charretier F - 84200 Carpentras
Dating from 1367, it was rebuilt in the 18C. The room used for worship on the upper floor is simple, yet richly decorated. On the ground floor and in the basement are the Mikva, the 14C swimming pool, and the bakeries where the unleavened bread was b..
pl. Aristide-Briand F - 84200 Carpentras
Carpentras' benefactor is, moreover, buried in the Baroque chapel of the Hôtel-Dieu (hospital). Of particular interest is the dispensary, decorated with panels representing monkey-apothecaries, which contains a fine collection of earthenware pots.
110 Place Aristide Briand F - 84200 Carpentras
Prix Prices from : 55 €
Hotel Univers offers free Wi-Fi access and en suite accommodation 200 metres from the historical centre of Carpentras. You can try local products at the Provencal markets, 150 metres away and wine trails are 7 km from the hotel. A flat-screen TV and..
153, Rue Vigne F - 84200 Carpentras
Prix Prices from : 70 €
Hotel du Fiacre is located in the central Carpentras in Vaucluse, at the foot of Mont Ventoux. Most of its rooms overlook the patio and have TV and free Wi-Fi. Breakfast is served daily and can be enjoyed on the outdoor patio or in the dining room f..
Place Maurice Charretier F - 84200 Carpentras
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..
90 r. 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.
1060 av. Jean-Henri Fabre F - 84200 Carpentras
145 chemin de Beauregard F - 84180 Carpentras
A fine flower-filled garden, a large villa... The nearby road is immediately forgotten as diners focus instead on the chef 's generous, inventive and delicate cuisine.