Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, jewel of Romanesque Art

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In the heart of the Hérault Gorges, in the Val de Gellone, the medieval village of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert is in a green setting along the meandering Verdus stream.

Its houses are snuggled tightly together in ancient alleyways, with roof tiles baked by the Languedoc sun for twelve centuries. See traces of the past in their arcatures, their lintels, their gemelled windows…Built around the Abbey of Gellone, the village has kept its impressive medieval imprint and constitutes a rare, harmonious site in Languedoc.

This Classified Site, is one of the most beautiful villages in France and today its abbey is registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in conjuncton with the french section of St James' Way to Santiago de Compostela in western Spain.

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This Classified Site, is one of the most beautiful villages in France on St James' Way to Santiago de Compostella in western Spain...

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What to see Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert - Gorges de l'Hérault Classified Site

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Situated at the outlet of the Herault Gorges, the Pont du Diable is registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO...

 
 

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Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert - Hérault Valley Tourist Office***
Accueil Gignac : 33(0)4 67 57 58 83
Accueil Grand Site de France "Saint Guilhem le Désert Gorges de l'Hérault" :
33(0)4 67 56 41 97
oti@saintguilhem-valleeherault.fr

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