Les Baux, France Photos

Les Baux is a village which sits high on a rocky crag topped by the ruins of castle from the Middle Ages. The town gave its name to a mineral known as Bauxite which rich in aluminum was mined in the area between 1822 and the late 20thC. The scenic nature of Les Baux is now the source of its tourist industry.

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Les Baux town sits atop cliff to left & matches rock. Les Baux, France.Les Baux castle blends with rock face which supports it. Les Baux, France.Roadside parking for walk to Les Baux town beyond. Les Baux, France.Ancient Ovens building. Les Baux, France.
Les Baux town sits atop cliff to left & matches rock. Les Baux, France.Les Baux castle blends with rock face which supports it. Les Baux, France.Roadside parking for walk to Les Baux town beyond. Les Baux, France.Ancient Ovens building (16thC). Les Baux, France.
Les Baux Chateau ruins with catapult. Les Baux, France.Les Baux Chateau ruins seen from Sarrasine Tower. Les Baux, France.Les Baux village view from top of Chateau. Les Baux, France.Les Baux countryside from top of Chateau. Les Baux, France.
Les Baux Chateau ruins (13thC) with catapult. Les Baux, France.Les Baux Chateau (13thC) ruins seen from Sarrasine Tower. Les Baux, France.Les Baux village view from top of Chateau. Les Baux, France.Les Baux countryside from top of Chateau. Les Baux, France.

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