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Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert wheelchair accessible tours, is a village trapped between sky and rocks.
Embraced by a green that you just wouldn’t expect, the water drops copiously from the springs on the surrounding mountains.
The desert should only be understood in a figurative sense.
To be far from large centers, isolated from other villages, there is very little of arid in Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert, indeed it seems that the green also vegetates on the bare rock.
Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert is in the heart of the Herault Gorges, in the Val de Gellone.
This medieval village, is an ideal base for excursions into nature that often end at the sight of the Pont du Diable.
This is where a small stream, the Verdus, ends its course in the Hérault that Guilhem, Count of Toulouse, founded an abbey long ago, in 804.
Verdus was once again much more impressive.
It was he who dug the valley, where the village and its abbey are, through the mountain that surrounds it today.
The village extends along the Verdus through the picturesque alleys.
Romanesque arches, Renaissance architraves, fountains, Saint-Laurent Church, ruins of the Castle du Géeant, small square shaded by a centuries-old plane tree.
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Inside, Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert seems carved in stone, a labyrinth of alleys and alleys, always enlivened by plants and flowers.
The shops are far from tacky souvenirs and they are also an opportunity to peek inside the ancient buildings.
You will be delighted in front of the Gellone Abbey, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on the way to Santiago de Compostela.
Visit its pre-Romanesque crypt and its ultra-modern museum.
The Abbey of Gellone has a story worthy of being told.
Was an important center for the pilgrimage of the Camino de Santiago.
It lived its glory years throughout the Middle Ages.
But with the advent of Protestantism the effigies of the saints were destroyed, damaged and in the best of cases removed.
Arrive Au Bout du Monde on a path between streams and terraces of olive trees, in the scented air of thyme and wild fennel, you reach the Cercle du Bout du Monde.
A circle of vertical walls that envelops you completely and does not let you go away.
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