All historical periods
Château des Baux
The Baux castle, which was the stronghold of a great Provencal family from the ...12th to the 15th century, stands atop a rock in the Alpilles. Even today, the rebellious spirit of the Lords of Baux is sensed in every single part of the village and the remains of this small town in Bouches-du-Rhône.
Clement V (1260-1314)
Elected in Pérouse under the influence of Philip the Fair, the French pope, ...Clement V, moved the Curia from Rome. It was the first Avignon Papacy. Elevated to the status of “the new Rome”, the city adorned itself with prestigious Gothic buildings, including the Palais des Papes.