6 km from Mondragon, 7 km from Saint Paul Trois Châteaux, 10 km from Mornas, Suze-la-Rousse, 12 km from Piolenc, Pierrelatte
Altitude : 54 m
Population : 14288
On the banks of the river Le Lez, at the crossroads of four départements - the Ardèche, the Drôme, the Gard and Vaucluse - and three regions - Rhône-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur and Languedoc-Roussillon. The town looks out over the plain, the troglodytic village of Barry (dwellings dug into the sandstones of the Miocene epoch known as 'safres') present numerous ancient remains of man's early presence. Higher up you will come to the place of the original medieval agglomeration, perched atop a rocky spur and guarded by the fortress castle.
What to see, what to visit: Renaissance gates, mullion windows, small oratories carved into the wall angles of buildings and a great many sculptures are to be discovered throughout the whole town. The troglodytic site of Barry, the collegiate church of Saint-Martin, the Maison Cardinale, the chapel of Notre Dame-du-Pont, the bridge Colonel-de-Chabrières, the chapel Bauzon…
Available activities: fishing at the Trop Long reservoir, boules, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, windsurfing, nautical activities, walking circuits.
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