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Apothicairerie de l'Hôtel-Dieu fontaine et personnes atablées place du colonel Mouret Hôtel-Dieu Porte d'Orange tour de l'Horloge (ensemble)
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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.

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Tourist attractions Carpentras : Things to see and do

  • Former Cathedral of St Suifrein Interesting

    pl. de l'Archevêché

    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..

  • Synagogue Interesting

    Place Maurice-Charretier

    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..

  • 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..

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Hotels Carpentras

  • Best Western Le Comtadin

    65 Bd Albin Durand F - 84200 Carpentras

    A short walk from the historical centre of Carpentras, Best Western Le Comtadin is set in a beautifully restored 18th century building.The hotel is located in the heart of the Provence Region and at the foot of Mount Ventoux. The air-conditioned gue..

  • Hotel Univers

    110 Place Aristide Briand F - 84200 Carpentras

    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..

  • Safari Hotel Restaurant Hibiscus

    1060, Av. Jean-Henri Fabre F - 84200 Carpentras

    This hotel is located at the foot of Mont Ventoux, in the outskirts of Carpentras. It has an outdoor swimming pool and a wellness centre, accessible upon prior reservation, offering a hammam and massage treatments. Each air-conditioned guest room at..

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