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Rians Photo Gallery

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    1/20. The towers of Rians, twins for Eglise Notre-Dame, the bell tower and the tall bell-tower campanile

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    2/20. Pano image of Rians village center, with two active café-restaurants

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    3/20. The ancient public granary and wheat-hall in Rians now houses the communal library

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    4/20. Monumental 3-spigot fountain in the Rians village square

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    5/20. This one-woman produce shop in old Rians in 2009; gone in 2016 with the passing away of the owner

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    6/20. A 19th-century stone fountain at Place Saint Laurent in Rians village

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    7/20. Cycling and walking east on Rue Jules Ferry in Rians

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    8/20. Yellow, green and ocre Provencal colors of Rians village houses

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    9/20. The old weighbridge in Rians

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    10/20. Arched entry into old Rians village

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    11/20. We couldn't tell if this Rians bakery was closed just for noon-time, or a relic from the past

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    12/20. Colorful houses at the end of Rue Jules Ferry in Rians

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    13/20. Typical Provencal village houses, here in the village of Rians

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    14/20. Colorful Rians village walls and windows with green shutters

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    15/20. There are many, many steps needed to get from the center of Rians village to the church and chapel area at the top

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    16/20. The Chapelle Saint Enfant at the top of Rians is 16th century, at least.

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    17/20. This Medieval doorway in Rians, topped with a stone lion, now protects an empty lot

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    18/20. Medieval white-stone doorway in old Rians village

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    19/20. The Rians village lavoir was dry and a bit forlorn when we last passed (2017)

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    20/20. A defensive stone gargoyle on Notre-Dame church in Rians

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