IMG_2185-IMG_2194 Gordes is a fortified village (ca. 2000 inhabitants) on top of a hill in the Provence country-side. The site was first occupied by Celts and then by Romans, who...
Gordes is a fortified village (ca. 2000 inhabitants) on top of a hill in the Provence country-side. The site was first occupied by Celts and then by Romans, who…
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IMG_2195 A castle and a church dominate the city.
A castle and a church dominate the city.
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P1120028 The castle (left) and St Firmin church (center).
The castle (left) and St Firmin church (center).
IMG_0989 Gordes is located in the Lubéron area.
Gordes is located in the Lubéron area.
IMG_1008 A medieval castle was built before 1031; it was transformed and enlarged during the Renaissance.
A medieval castle was built before 1031; it was transformed and enlarged during the Renaissance.
IMG_1013 The south wall (picture) is on the cliff side while the north wall faces the land path to Gordes, from where invasions were possible. As a result, there are...
The south wall (picture) is on the cliff side while the north wall faces the land path to Gordes, from where invasions were possible. As a result, there are…
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IMG_0986 The steeple of St Firmin church topped with a typical wrought iron structure.
The steeple of St Firmin church topped with a typical wrought iron structure.
IMG_0987 The church (right side) was erected in the mid-18th century. The steeple is from a former church located there, and which dated back from the 11-12th centuries.
The church (right side) was erected in the mid-18th century. The steeple is from a former church located there, and which dated back from the 11-12th centuries.
IMG_1005 Saint-Firmin church.
Saint-Firmin church.
IMG_1001 Saint-Firmin church.
Saint-Firmin church.
IMG_1003 Saint-Firmin church.
Saint-Firmin church.
IMG_1004 Saint-Firmin church.
Saint-Firmin church.
IMG_1002 Saint-Firmin church.
Saint-Firmin church.
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