The Ancient Town of Mane

 

 


Had a wonderful walk with my other half, climbing up steep hillside paths and strolling through cobblestone corridors that encase the ancient town of Mane.  When you climb to the very top of the town hill, you reach Château de Mane, the only completely fortified castle in all of Haute Provence still standing intact.  The defense structure has a doubled helix-shaped barrier, which encircles the hillside overlooking Mane.  If you walk around the entire expanse, the view is absolutely breathtaking.  In every direction, one can see the beautiful outlying hills and farmland.  A must see …


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