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
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..
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..
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..
110 Place Aristide Briand F - 84200 Carpentras
Prix Prices from : 60 €
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 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.