11 juin 2007

Saint Montan

Located in Bas-Vivarais, between Fish ponds and Borough-Saint-Andéol, the commune of Saint-Montan extends around his old medieval borough.Saint-Montan has as an originality to be the only commune of France to bear this name.  The prehistorians recognize in Bas-Vivarais one of most populated the areas southernmost France for the period of the Neolithic era. With the origin, the habitat is in caves or shelters - under - rock, which constituted a privileged refuge. At the first century after J-C, an important locality... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Vault Saint Andre de Mitroys

The Roman way of Narbonne in Lyon passed through Saint Andre de Mitroys. This church is probably of Gallo-Roman origin.  It appears in the history at the beginning of Vllème century, that is to say at the time mérovingienne. The foundations and the base of the walls go up in XIème century; of XIIème at the XVIIème century, modifications gave him its current aspect and it became parish church. Its name indicates an ancient origin in connection with the sanctuary of the god Mithra (low-relief of Borough-Saint-Andéol).... [Lire la suite]
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