11 juin 2007

The Hermitage of Collias

Not far from Uzès the village of Collias is, in the valley of Gardon. This valley counts a significant number of prehistoric caves, of which famous “the cave of Bayol”, which is unfortunately closed with the public, and which shelters the paintings classified among oldest of the world. The site of Collias is him even very old: arrows dating from the age of bronze and the votive steles were updated.  Among the votive steles found under the ruins of the Hermitage, in a small court which... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The tower Small window and the cathedral Saint Théodorit Saint

Uzès has prehistoric vestiges which attest of its seniority, around the source of the Eure and in the caves of Alzon. With V ème century before J.C., the oppidum of Ucetia was the center of a Greek colony, of which there remains a section of wall not far from the fountain Saint Théodorit. Then the Celts occupied the site starting from the III ème century. Later, the Romans settled and made build an aqueduct of 50 km (the bridge of the gard in is a testimony). In 1090, on the site of a Roman temple, a... [Lire la suite]
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