Things to know if you visit Gordes in France

One of the most beautiful village located in Lubéron, the French Tuscany
With thousands of years of history (yes, the Romans called this home at one point), it’s a hilltop village that’s just so picturesque. read more
The Provençal hill town of Gordes seems to float almost mystically over the Luberon Valley. A cluster of sun-bleached stone buildings covered with crawling ivy, olive trees, and roses, perched precariously on the hillside, it’s easy to understand why travelers from near and far flock to this jewel of a village for the quintessential read more
The cute streets and cafés were abundant. will found ourselves getting lost and wandering into various art galleries and shops.
As payback, in 1944, German soldiers entered a number of homes in Gordes, shot or executed 13 villagers and deported five. The village was awarded the “Croix de Guerre” medal in 1948 for being “one of the most active centres of German Resistance under Occupation”.
After the war, the village was settled by artists, notably Marc Chagall, who is most well known for his New Testament stained glass murals found in many cathedrals across France. Local friend, Picasso, said of him, that “When Matisse dies, Chagall will be the only painter left who understands what colour is”.
In the 1970s, Victor Vasarely–the “grandfather of art using optical illusion” decided to open his first art museum in the town and today read more

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