The cellars of Saint-Firmin Palace, which boast a variety of artistic features, provide evidence of life in Gordes (listed as one of France’s most beautiful villages) from the Middle Ages onwards, and offer visitors a wonderful opportunity to immerse themselves in the history of this mysterious, semi-troglodyte world. Moving from room to room, visitors will learn all about the history of the place and the know-how associated with the oil production process.
Self-guided visit with audio-guide in several languages.
Garden visits for groups only – prior booking required.
Discover the underground universe that lies beneath the village of Gordes: impressively-sized rooms, troglodytes, tanks, underground staircases, oil mills etc. The entrance is located between the church and belvedere.
Visit the secret cellars of Saint-Firmin Palace, located in the renowned village of Gordes. To emphasize the historical richness of the place, the Museum des Caves du Palais Saint-Firmin has focused on two distinct areas: a documentary about the restoration of the cellars with audio-guided tour, concluding with a visit to the small museum, “La vie sous la ville” (Life under the town).
Exclusive tours of St Firmin cellars and the private terraced gardens, planted with Mediterranean shrubs, are available to groups; advance booking required. Exceptional setting, with customised services/events available on request: tours and breakfast, gourmet coffee experience, opportunity to taste local products, tea, cocktails etc.
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Caves du Palais Saint-Firmin Rue du Belvédère