Photographer's Note

May 7th, 2011
Gigondas 840049 84190
Vaucluse Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
44.164 5.006 270 m

The Dentelles de Montmirail, Gigondas

One view. The Dentelles Sarrasines.
Other view. The Dentelles de Montmirail.

The village of Gigondas is situated on the West DENTELLES DE MONTMIRAIL, Montmirail laces, of the massif of Baronies, in ancient Comtat Venaissin, historic region of the department of Vaucluse, between the Rhône, the Mount Ventoux and Durance, with the cities of Cavaillon, Carpentras, the 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 583 Gigondassiens in 2004, spread over 27.1 square kilometers, or 21.5 inhabitants per km².

The village is quoted in the 10th century.

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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