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Gordes
27-OCT-2012 marie-jose wolff

Gordes

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un des plus beaux villages de France.

This village can boast about being amongst one of the most beautiful villages in France. It has narrow cobbled streets which thread their way through tall houses; built against the rock, clinging onto its flanks and whispering the tales of a thousand legends.

Gordes is also proud of its castle firmly planted in its very core and which reminds the passer-by of a past rich with conquests but also marked with the sufferings of its inhabitants. Today, the castle acts as both a Town Hall and a Museum sheltering the works of art of the painter Pol Mara.

As for the soul, Gordes has sheltered many a famous artist such as André Lhote, Marc Chagall, Jean Deyrolle, Victor Vasarely and Pol Mara, who amongst others have found here some inspiration.

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MarcViskens25-Dec-2012 18:18
very beautiful
marc
XiaoBernard9920-Dec-2012 07:14
Une magnifique cité.Pas donné les resto et hotels mais un coin idyllique.Parfaitement maîtrisé , le ciel la met bien en valeur.

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jean-yves chamberland18-Dec-2012 15:33
une belle image sous une lumiere douce,!
jean-yves chamberland18-Dec-2012 15:32
une belle image sous une lumiere douce,!
Jean D16-Dec-2012 20:34
Merveilleux.. ~V
zyziza14-Dec-2012 12:03
Impressive old town!
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Milan Vogrin13-Dec-2012 20:56
Very nice image!V!
Natasha C13-Dec-2012 12:24
Superb! v
Zoltán Balogh12-Dec-2012 11:31
So wonderful Marie! V
Patricia Kay11-Dec-2012 21:57
A very beautiful scene with great light,colors and details Marie...BV
Helen Betts11-Dec-2012 20:36
What a lovely scene and an excellent capture of it. It indeed looks to be a beautiful village, and that light highlights the fact even more. V.
Monique Becker et Jean Luc Bocquillon11-Dec-2012 18:49
très belle composition
mais également très belle ville où j'ai eu plaisir d'admirer l'artisanat local
Walter O. Koenig11-Dec-2012 17:50
Wonderful lighting. What a an amazing and beautiful place. "V"
globalgadabout11-Dec-2012 15:35
it looks, and sounds like, a very attractive place...the uniformity of building materials adds to the charm..
Yvonne11-Dec-2012 09:27
Beautiful mellow lighting for this lovely image! v
Blandine Mangin11-Dec-2012 08:27
une superbe vue dans une très belle lumière ! v
John Hamers11-Dec-2012 07:24
Splendid view on this wonderful village, beautifully captured !! V
Gérard Koehl11-Dec-2012 05:34
Magnifique vue d'ensemble. V
joseantonio11-Dec-2012 05:18
Beautiful view from this POV. Great light too...V.
Jim Coffman11-Dec-2012 00:55
A fantastic capture in this beautiful light!!
Stephanie11-Dec-2012 00:11
We wanted to visit this village in France, but did not.
Gorgeous image Marie! The lighting is exquisite! VV
Pierre11-Dec-2012 00:00
Une vue absolument merveilleuse de ce village! V
olivier bruning10-Dec-2012 23:08
wonderful...makes me curious! v
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