Things to see and do - Carpentras
Unmissable tourist sites
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
place 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. Don't miss the Apothicairerie, which houses a fine collection of earthenware pots, and is decorated with wood panelling depicting monkey-apothecaries!
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..
1060, Av. Jean-Henri Fabre F - 84200 Carpentras
Prix Prices from : 76 €
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..
153, Rue Vigne F - 84200 Carpentras
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..
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.
1060 avenue Jean-Henri-Fabre F - 84200 Carpentras