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Gordes and the Luberon Valley

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View of the medieval town of Gordes, one of the prettiest villages in France. The town has been occupied since neolithic times and the imposing stone structures were built to withstand invading armies throughout the millenia. Tuesday is market day, and the town is just as pretty to walk around as it is to look at.

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A: Gordes

Фотограф: Michel M A L H E R B E., На расстоянии 30 метров отсюда

Panoramique Arrivée sur Gordes

Gordes

B: Gordes, ruelles

Фотограф: Michel M A L H E R B E., На расстоянии 300 метров отсюда

dans le méandre des ruelles de cette ville extraordinaire!

Gordes, ruelles

C: Eglise Saint Firmin de Gordes

Фотограф: Michel M A L H E R B E., На расстоянии 310 метров отсюда

D'origine romane (XIIème),En arrivant à Gordes, on se laisse surprendre par la grandeur imposante du ...

Eglise Saint Firmin de Gordes

D: Eglise Saint Firmin de Gordes

Фотограф: Michel M A L H E R B E., На расстоянии 310 метров отсюда

Eglise St Firmin de GORDES

Eglise Saint Firmin de Gordes

E: Gordes place du Château

Фотограф: Michel M A L H E R B E., На расстоянии 350 метров отсюда

Panoramique depuis la place du château

Gordes place du Château

F: Au château

Фотограф: Michel M A L H E R B E., На расстоянии 370 метров отсюда

Panoramique au Château

Au château

G: Gordes.

Фотограф: Michel M A L H E R B E., На расстоянии 380 метров отсюда

Panoramique au carrefour principal

Gordes.

H: Village Des Bories House Gordes France

Фотограф: Mark Fink, На расстоянии 1.4 км отсюда

As you motor through Provence, taking in the sights, smells and food that it has to offer, it can be ...

Village Des Bories House Gordes France

I: Village Des Bories Gordes France

Фотограф: Mark Fink, На расстоянии 1.4 км отсюда

If you have ever built a stone wall for your garden, then you can certainly appreciate the amount of ...

Village Des Bories Gordes France

J: Village Des Bories Sheep Pen Gordes France

Фотограф: Mark Fink, На расстоянии 1.4 км отсюда

There was a time when farm animals got nearly equal lodging as their owners. Walking through the Bori...

Village Des Bories Sheep Pen Gordes France

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France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.

French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.

The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.

The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.

The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.

One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.

During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.

France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.

Text by Steve Smith.

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