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GORDES : 'TOUR DES BEAUMES ' is a TOWER with a Private Swimming Pool

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Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Gordes House Rental Photos and Description

1 Bed (sleep 2), 1 bath, large 'Orangerie', kitchen, 2 toilets

In GORDES, 'La Tour des Beaumes' is a Historic Tower from 19th century that feels suspended above the Beautiful Luberon Valley.

Enclose by Typical Gordes stone walls, the 2500 m2 grounds that surround the 'Tower' and keep it very quiet and pleasantly secluded.

GORDES was the Village that inspired many famous Artists, Painters, and Poets in Provence since 1947, because its awesome beauty.

GORDES is selected as one of the most Beautiful Hill-Top Villages in France.

This Tower is an Authentic ' Folie' from 1850,.

'La Tour des Beaumes' with its 'Orangerie', which is a nice winter Garden, in a middle of a Provençal Garden.

The swimming-pool with terraces, pool-house, lots of shady trees, and a wonderful old box tree garden 'à la française'. In the garden level, the Tower offers, the Orangerie, a small kitchen, Bathroom, 2 Toilets.

On the first floor of the Tower is the Bedroom with a QUEEN SIZE bed (1m60 x2m) for 2 adults only.

The 'Tour des Beaumes' gives you calm and panorama on luberon





More Details
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Eric or Jean
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 4, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Eric and Jean,

Again, another special time in Provence in your

lovely Home !

Thanks for sharing it with us !

We are gratiful for the care and concern you


Lookingforward to our next return next year in


Christian and Terry
Jul 2013
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GORDES : 'TOUR DES BEAUMES ' is a TOWER with a Private Swimming Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 47 reviews
Kansas City in USA

Many thanks to you !

  • 5 of 5

Many thanks for an incredible week !

We absolutly loved it here !

This is our sixth trip in Gordes but our first time at "La Tour des Beaumes" !!!

We have search for many years for a nice place just like this and now we will always stay here, as long as we can come.

Many thanks again

warm regards

Vicki and Norm

Kansas City, MO USA

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2008
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
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Just divine in all aspects

  • 5 of 5

Perfect peace & quiet

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Gorgeous place for a Provence holiday

  • 5 of 5

Tour des Beaumes provides beautiful accommodation that's a great balance of peaceful and lively. The tower itself provides a tranquil base but is close enough to Gordes to give you lots to see and do (and eat).

Eric and Jean are wonderful hosts, friendly and helpful but never intrusive. The accommodation is kept immaculately clean and we would recommend a stay to anyone visiting the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Angela and Steve, Thank you so much for your nice comment ! We really enjoy welcoming you and knowing you left happy with nice memories og Gordes is the best thing for us ! We hope to have the great pleasure to welcome you again at the Tour des Beaumes ! All the best from Provence Eric and Jean
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Romantic, Special, Unic, Clean, Superb !

  • 5 of 5

Everything about the holiday exceeded our expectations.

We received a very warm greeting from Eric and Jean which extended throughout our stay.

They really have mastered the art of being helpful without being intrusive.

The tower is tastefully decorated and a lot of thought has gone in to the finishing touches which helped to make the holiday so special.

"La Tour des Beaumes" is in such a beautiful and relaxing environment and surrounded by small villages, however we became so comfortable that some days it was incredibly difficult to muster up enough enthusiasm to leave the pool area!!

Gordes is a beautiful town with lots of character but we did find eating out very expensive.

We have had a few holidays in the South of France but nothing has come close to the holiday in the tower, we would love to go back but are never organised enough to book that far in advance!

We will now make the reservation earlier to be sure to get this place.

It is really a dream for us !

See you next year

Paula and Riccardo


  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
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Wonderful Stay ! Many Many Thanks !

  • 5 of 5

Dear Jean and Eric,

We have had a wonderful stay at "La Tour".

Just a dream !

We enjoyed it so much and coupled with yoour kind hospitality you made this a very memorable holiday !

Your list of villages to visit around was most helpful and we found them all delightful !

We hope to see you both again some time in the future !

Many, many thanks !

Diane and Philip

West Tanfield

North Yorkshire

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
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In Celebration of the " Tour des Beaumes"

  • 5 of 5

In celebration of the "Tour des Beaumes"

(with apologies to Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

How do I Love Thee ? Let me count th ways.

I love thee to the depth (la piscine) and the breadth (les jardins)

and height (la Tour).

I love thee when the hoopoe lands upon the lawn.

I love thee for your Roses, Oliviers, Cerises.

I love thee for your welcome provençale warmth (after months of english gloom)

I love thee for "le style français" dans tous les details et surtout dans l'orangerie

I love thee for Gordes sunsets and mysterious Luberon Sunrises

I love thee for Eric and Jean's warmth

I love thee so much that we shall be back next year!....

Merci mille fois Eric et Jean !

A l'année prochaine !

Lizzie et Frank



  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Avignon TGV
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Avignon Sud
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Ski
52 Kilometres
Mont Ventoux
Nearest Beach
120 Kilometres
Car: necessary

GORDES is a spectacular Medieval Hilltop village overlooking the Luberon Valley and Mountain and all the other nice villages, Ménerbes, Roussillon, Lacoste, Bonnieux, Oppède, Joucas. The beautiful Abbaye of 'Sénanque' from the 12th century is in Gordes. Nearby you'll find the famous Antiques Market in Isle sur la Sorgue. Very near also, you will discover the nice lavender, near 'sault'. In summer, you will get nice 'Festival' all around, in Avignon, Aix en provence, Orange, Nimes, Gordes, Lacoste, etc....St Remy, Les Baux are also beautiful visit near Gordes, in 'Les Alpilles' area. The Luberon Mountain by itself is a preserved natural Park. Every village has got his own market with the wonderful produce, fruits, vegetables, wines, olive oil, flowers, spices, honey, fabrics...

The light, the scenery and the history of that special region will charm you every moment of the day!

We will give you the names of our favourite restaurant with special food from Provence and good wines!....

Other Activities: Museum, Festival, Villages, Music concert, Theatre, Cinemas, Restaurants, Markets, Rides, Walks....


Rates & Availability

Gordes House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
APRIL 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
MAY 2017
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
JUNE 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
JULY 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

APRIL - MAY - SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER : Rate per week for 2 adults maximum.
JUNE - JULY - AUGUST : Rate per week for 2 adults maximum
Taxes, services, linen, bath towels, pool towels, change of towels once a week is included.
All including, taxes, linen, bath towels and pool towels.
If you wish, we can send you more photos from the tower on request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Gordes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There are 2 WC : one WC downstairs in the Bathroom one WC upstairs next to the bedroom HAIR DRYER provided in the Bathroom TELEVISION : CNN, BBC INTERNET WIFI
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , QUEEN SIZE BED (1m60 x 2m)
  • 1 QUEEN SIZE BED (1m60 x 2m)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Please note that the Tower can only accommodate 2 Adults. The connection stairs between the 2 principal levels of the Tower has to be through the outside circulate Terrace and stairs. There are 2 WC, one WC downstairs in the Bathroom and one WC upstairs next to the Bedroom. At night you down have to go out ! The Swimming Pool is private to the guest of the Tower, you don't have to share with anybody else! There is a Pool House to rest in your pool-bed in the shade when you wish! A HAIR DRYER is Provided in the Bathroom TELEVISION : CNN, BBC .......... INTERNET WIFI Welcome & key delivery at the Tower - For minimum 7 nights: weekly maid service, linens & towels changed weekly - Electricity, heating, cold/hot water, insurance, taxes - Assistance during your stay

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