My Valentine Love- La Bastide de Gorde Provence, France

Nothing says love like a dream destination wedding in the spectacular region of Provence, France. I’ve searched far and wide for a destination wedding property that would not only meet but exceed every bride’s fantasy wedding venue. I found it at the ever so romantic gem of a property La Bastide de Gorde Provence, France. This property exudes everything romantic from its perfect placement of stunning trees and shrubs that create a picture-perfect wedding ceremony to it’s lavish and opulent grounds creating a beautiful, idyllic setting for a magical and lavish wedding reception.


The Rooms

Elegant, filled with light yet understated, the rooms at the La Bastide de Gorde Provence all offer loads of charm. Not to mention the lovely views of the town of Gordes. It’s all in the little details to describe best the splendour of a room stays here.  From the Hungarian parquet floors to the toile wallpaper and low panelling, each element works together to provide uniqueness to warm your heart and welcome your stay. Your guests will find spacious bathrooms with large showers and every amenity at their comfort and disposal. Drop your suitcased, unwind and prepare to be pampered throughout your stay.


Restaurants and Dining

With dazzling views, the bluest of skies and green hills L’Orangerie restaurant has it all when it comes to evening dining. You will delight in local flavours combined with authentic style meals lovingly prepared by the in house chef.  Each meal boasts carefully crafted flavour combined with local fare along with unique textures to entice even the most discerning of your guests. The daily brunch is a great meeting place to decided where to go exploring for the day.

An excellent suggestion is a historic restaurant in the town of La Bastide. La Citadelle offers exceptional moments, especially in the evening over a moonlight sky as the stars sparkle overhead. Bars are here to delight you with cool, refreshing cocktails while you relax and enjoy your dreamlike surroundings. Best of all, no one does pastry like the French, and the La Bastille de Gorde is no exception. You’ll delight in your Divine wedding cake and petit four sugary treats that await your much-cherished wedding festivities.


Vistas and Views

High above its clifftop perch, you can see for miles. This property sits ideally situated between the earth and the horizon. Guests will find themselves forever wanting to spend more time on the terraces as they gaze below to the breathtaking views of the Luberon. The village of Gordes itself is deemed one of the most beautiful in France. Many a famous French artist has resided in this historical destination including Marc Chagall, Victor Vasarely and Pol Mara. Steeped well within the medieval castle, Saint-Firmin church and local village galleries, you and your guests will enjoy an iconic cultural experience pre and post-wedding.

The Area

To sleep, perchance to dream is the perfect soliloquy into what this mesmerizing resort and area have to offer your wedding group. Located between the Vaucluse and the Alpes de Haute Provence, the region is known for its extraordinary landscapes. Be camera-ready as you encounter olive groves, lush Cyprus trees and an abundance of wildflowers sure to amaze and capture. Exceptional wedding photos are at hand with the breathtaking landscape of fragrant, vibrant fields of lavender dotted throughout the region. This is a wedding bride and photographer’s dream setting. It can be yours as well when you choose this outstanding resort and region for your destination wedding holiday plans.


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I hope this blog inspired you to consider La Bastille de Gordes Provence. The surrounding hotels and venues of the stunning area of Provence are also a great choice for your destination wedding. Love is in the air on Valentine’s day and every other day of the year when you choose to marry in this beautiful location. Not to mention it is at the heart of France’s most romantic region. We are ready to assist with great ideas and wedding planners to get you and your beloved group to this once in a lifetime most scenic and memorable wedding venue.

Liz Moore
Destination Wedding Expert