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Fortified Villages

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    1/14. Aigues-Mortes - 13th-century walled town in France's Camargue

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    2/14. Les Baux-de-Provence - Ancient fortifications at a rocky site, near St Remy-de-Provence

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    3/14. Briançon - the highest town in Europe, fortified by Vauban, on the site of the old Roman town of Brigantium

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    4/14. Cairanne - a walled Medieval village in the Vaucluse department

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    5/14. Carcassonne - a faboulous Medieval walled town, between Toulouse and Narbonne

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    6/14. Carcassonne - walled entry into the inner keep of the castle

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    7/14. Colmars - fortified village protected by two adjacent forts

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    8/14. Colmars - the Fort de Savoie overlooking the village

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    9/14. Entrevaux - fortified entry into the village

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    10/14. Entrevaux - Medieval celebrations on the village green

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    11/14. Manosque - walled Medieval town, northeast of Aix-en-Provence

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    12/14. Mont-Dauphin - close to Briançon and also fortified by Vauban

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    13/14. Mont-Dauphin - entry into the fortified village

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    14/14. Richerenches - walled by the Knights Templars in the 12th century, between Orange and Montélimar

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