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Arriving — Gordes is difficult to reach via public transportation. The closest train station is Cavaillon, where trains arrive from Avignon’s central station (trip time: 35 min.; www.oui.sncf; tel. 36-35 .40€/min.; 7€ one-way). From here, bus no. 15.3 departs three times daily for place du Château in Gordes (www.sudest-mobilites.fr; trip time: 35 min.; 2€ one-way). Another option is to take a 1-day coach tour from either Avignon or Aix-en-Provence. Autocars Lieutaud (www.excursionprovence.com; tel. 04-90-86-36-75; from 55€ per person) offers this service in Avignon, as does the Aix-en-Provence tourist office (www.aixenprovencetourism.com; tel. 04-42-16-11-61; from 60€ per person). By car, Gordes is a 38km (24-mile) drive east of Avignon via D900.

Visitor Information — The Office de Tourisme is at Le Château (www.gordes-village.com; tel. 04-90-72-02-75).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.