Photographer's Note

May 6th, 2012
Gigondas 840049 84190
Vaucluse Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
44.164 5.006 270 m

Sainte-Catherine of Alexandrie, Gigondas

One view.
Other view.

The parish church Sainte-Catherine d'Alexandrie des XIème XVIIIème siècles, romanesque style, in Gigondas.

The village of Gigondas is situated on the West DENTELLES DE MONTMIRAIL, Montmirail laces, of the massif des Baronnies, in ancient Comtat Venaissin, which is a historic region of the department of Vaucluse, between the Rhône, the Mont Ventoux and the Durance, including the cities of Cavaillon, Carpentras, Vaison-la-Romaine.

The three parallel crests of the Dentelles de Montmirail, sculptured by the erosion, stretch western in the northeast, up to the crest of Saint-Amand which peaks in 730 m.

The village of Gigondas is in closer of the Dentelles Sarrasines, saracen laces, which peak in the Rock of the Turk in 627 m.

The three crests of the Dentelles de Montmirail, offer 650 ways of climbing, and attract numerous amateurs.

GIGONDAS is a French commune, located in the Vaucluse departement of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur area, populated by 559 Gigondassiens in 2009, spread over 27.1 square kilometers, or 20.6 inhabitants per km².

Gigondas is quoted in the 10th century.

Gigondas History.

The commune of Gigondas produces wines in AOC, Protected Designation of Origin, with the designation Gigondas, Cru des Côtes du Rhône.

My images of Gigondas.

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