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…

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MONT D’OR: The Old Tower

Yes, that’s my love.  Standing there, looking sultry beneath the light of moon and stars, and perched against the wall of a castle ruin, dating back to 900 AD.  Thanks to William the Liberator, son of the Earl of Arles who freed the Provence region from the Saracens in 974 AD and built a fortified castle…

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